Lewd Rubbers denies sexual connotations in name.

UN executive Lewd Rubbers has denied that his name has sexual connotations. "It's nonsense," says the former Minister-President of the Netherlands. "My name is clean. There is no sexual connotations in my name."

Mr Rubbers was succeeded as Minister-President of the Netherlands by Rim Kok and later Jan-Peter Bighardstiffi.

Wubbo Ockels is The Netherlands first NASA Astronaut.