Dutch King crosses pontoon bridge in Cuijk with Vierdaagse marchers
King Willem-Alexander joined Vierdaagse marches in crossing a pontoon bridge over the Maas in Cuijk on the last day of the 100th edition of this four day walking event.
Jury members for AD’s annual Herring Test had a fantastic time tasting fish this year. According to the Dutch newspaper, 2016 is a “great herring year” with even the 26th place in the ranking scoring a 9.
On Friday former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic filed an appeal against the 40 year prison sentence the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague gave him in March
A man and a baby were killed after a fall from a window of a property on Eendrachtstraat in Amsterdam on Friday. Everything surrounding this incident is still very unclear, but the police believe that the man jumped out of his own volition with the baby in his arms
Police officer and former PVV parliamentarian Hero Brinkman was reprimanded, demoted and given a probation period of three years for forcing a confession in an assault case dating from 2013, NRC reports. The police consider this a serious dereliction of duty.
The rain, thunderstorms, hails and strong winds expected in the Netherlands for the coming hours, caught the Vierdaagse organizers completely off guard. Vierdaagse weatherman Jules Geirnaerdt did not see it coming, a spokesperson for the organizers said to De Stentor. “That can happen.”
The police discovered a cannabis plantation in the A2 bridge at the Beatrix canal in Eindhoven on Thursday, the Eindhoven police said on Facebook.
The police discovered a hand grenade, two firearms and drugs in the home of a Satudarah member in Den Bosch on Tuesday, the Public Prosecutor announced. The 21-year-old man and his 21-year-old girlfriend were arrested and will be arraigned on Friday.
For the first time ever the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague is open to the public, or to those who bought tickets at least. For the next four Saturdays the 20 thousand ticket holders will be allowed an in-person look at certain areas in the palace.
EasyJet pilots will soon be striking again, Joost van Doesburg of pilots union VNV said to NU.nl on Friday. “I can’t say when the actions will take place exactly. The judge implemented a ban for the next two days, but actions will follow shortly”
Last year a total of about 3.8 million Dutch had membership to one of the 156 libraries in the Netherlands, the same as in 2014, Statistics Netherlands announced on Friday. With that it seems that the steady decline of Dutch library members finally came to a halt.
One person was killed in a fire in an apartment building on Eduard Schilderinkstraat in Doetinchem during the early hours of Friday morning
A 22-year-old man was injured in a shooting in Amsterdam Oost during the early hours of Friday morning. He was rushed to the hospital with multiple bullet wounds. The police are calling on witnesses to come forward.
The Dutch judiciary will prosecute NS and several former executives at the railway company and its subsidiaries over irregularities in the procurement of public transport in Limburg, a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl.
The government is calling on Turkish-Dutch citizens to report if they are threatened by supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs wrote in a letter to parliament on Thursday
ABN Amro business clients may soon feel the effects of the European Central Bank’s low interest rates. From October 1st, the Dutch bank is adjusting its conditions to state that the bank can give negative interest rates to account holders with a business checking or -savings account
Neighborhood watch militia Soldiers of Odin was not responsible for assaulting an asylum seeker found injured in Winschoten last weekend, the police, Public Prosecutor and the municipality of Oldambt said in a joint statement
EuroPride may start in Amsterdam on Saturday and continue as planned, the court ruled in a lawsuit brought by local residents worried about disturbances and inconvenience. The court rejected all of the residents’ objections
The A58 highway is closed near Tilburg in the direction of Breda on Friday morning due to an accident involving several cars. Traffic information service ANWB reports that people were injured, though how many people and the extent of their injuries are unclear. Emergency services are on site.
Sherlocked, an escape game in Amsterdam that was named the city’s best by both TripAdvisor and Uitkrant, is currently running a new “experience” in the Port of Amsterdam aimed specifically at larger groups, such as for corporate team outings. According to Micah J. Kessel, one of the 4 co-founders of Sherlocked, The Port Game can help businesses in the real world by teaching team members to improve their communication, he said in an interview with NL Times.
The Maastricht police seized about 70 kilograms of what is believed to be heroin in a warehouse on Sint Gerardusweg on Tuesday. This bust forms part of a larger investigation into drug trafficking in the city.
The Netherlands can claim 123 million euros in bribe money from the company owned by Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of […]