Gunman fires six shots into cafe; Police overpower him
A gunman stormed into a Roosendaal cafe Sunday morning and fired several shots before barricading himself in the building. It happened shortly after 10:45 a.m., with officers eventually arresting the man at about 1 p.m., Rosendaal police said.
Police in Amsterdam closed the Rijksmuseum on Sunday morning after an unusual object was found near the entrance. The national museum was evacuated by 10:30 a.m., and reopened about thirty minutes later, police said.
Of the 750 Dutch citizens who were known to be in Nepal at the time of last month’s devastating earthquake, nearly two dozen are still missing, according to the Dutch government. Meanwhile, a Netherlands fundraising effort to assist the relief operation topped 8.5 million euros.
A Dutch Hercules C-130 aircraft landed in Eindhoven shortly before 4 p.m. carrying seven coffins with human remains from the […]
At least one adult is dead and ten others are injured following the collapse of a cherry picker crane during a festival in Oosterwolde, Gelderland. Five of those injured are children, local police said on Saturday.
A total of more than 8.5 million people submitted their tax returns before May 1st. According to the Rijksoverheid, this is more than the previous year.
Trade union FNV organized a march and demonstration in Amsterdam on May 1st, Labor Day, calling for more “real jobs” instead of temporary contracts.
A primary school student wrote her expecting teacher a letter wishing her luck with the birth of her child. The girl then felt she needed to warn her teacher that giving birth feels like “pooping out a bowling ball”.
The body of a 46 year old woman was found floating in the water on Burgemeester Tienhovengracht in Amsterdam on Thursday afternoon. The police believe she drowned.
The police arrested a 30 year old man from Tilburg in Oirschot on Thursday for attacking a woman, groping her and then stealing her dog.
The police arrested a 26 year old man from Purmerend on Thursday on suspicion of involvement in the explosion on a houseboat on the Veerdijk in Wormer on April 13th.
An intern working at the municipality of Utrecht is suspected of falsifying 13 passports between October 2014 and January this year. The suspect, an 18 year old man, has been suspended and banned from the city office.
According to Rob Bertholee, the chief of the General Intelligence and Security Service, whistle blower Edward Snowden’s allegations that the AIVD is a lap dog to its American counterpart is “absolute bullshit”.
The Saudi cleric Aaidh al-Qarni is falsely labeled as “hate Imam”, while he actually confronts extremism, comments Muslims and Government Help Center (CMO). There were criticisms of his arrival, because in the past al-Qarni allowed himself hateful and anti-Semitic rhetoric.
Not every institution will be allowed to call itself a university or a college in a new initiative proposed by Minister of Education Jet Bussemaker. The ministry proposed a law which more strictly defines names of institutions and awarded degrees.
The top prize of the Eurojackpot lottery is now at 75 million euros, which is the new record for the Netherlands, writes Telegraaf. Although the amount may still decrease, it is nearly twice as high as the Staatsloterij jackpot of 38.4 million that previously held the top spot.
Tens of thousands of euros in subsidies for computer and application training in Amsterdam was allegedly diverted to mosques, claim city councilmen from VVD and SP. They want the municipality to investigate a possible violation of separation between church and the state, reports Volkskrant.
The assassination of Baris Önder this weekend may be connected to a conflict in which a dangerous criminal group Sahin is involved. The group allegedly has connections in the circles of the Turkish president Recep Tayip Erdogan, reports Telegraaf based on dossiers by authorities.
A German-born resident of Kerkrade died from injuries suffered in the wake of the recent earthquake in Nepal. Uschi Dorweiler worked as a naturopath, and lived in the Limburg town for twenty years before she was killed while on holiday. She was 52 years old, reports the Limburgs Dagblad.
Anouar ‘Popeye’ B. and Adil ‘Klinker’ A. were sentenced to life imprisonment Friday morning by the court in Amsterdam. The court considered it proven that they are guilty of the double assassination of Youssef Lkhorf and Saïd el Yazidi in the city’s Staatsliedenbuurt neighborhood at the end of 2012.
The police are not allowed to just search a smartphone after seizing it as it is contrary to the European Convention on Human Rights, the court in Leeuwarden ruled on April 22nd. According to the court, a smartphone is more than just a phone, Tweakers reports.
The EMK football team from Neunen played their first match on Thursday after losing striker Ruud Bijsterveld in a violent accident with a beer bike last week. The team started the match with a minute of silence to memorialize their friend and teammate.