In the Rotterdam harbor, 30 activists from Greenpeace were arrested on Thursday morning. The group was protesting the controversial Russian Mikhail Ulyanov oil tanker with two ships, including the Rainbow Warrior.
Ajax fans have been threatening the management and the staff members of the football club for years, according to independent research from the Volkskrant. The paper reveals that 16 people who are or were tied to Ajax spoke of a culture of intimidation created by fans of the F-side, which is the old hard core, and VAK 410, the new hard core. Most threats are not reported to the police.
The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) will give €10,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest of the man who killed Amsterdam bar owner Kenneth Renaldo Richards in January.
Police in Cambodia say they have arrested a man in relation to the murder of Daphna Beerdsen who was found dead on Monday. The 32-year old man is said to have confessed, a police spokesperson reports to the Phnom Penh Post.
For the first time, a Dutch national has been arrested because he fought in Syria. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) announced on Tuesday that the 20-year old man from Amsterdam was arrested last week. According to the OM, he was carrying "terror-inciting texts" with him and planned a trip to Syria. The man is not suspected of recruiting other people for jihad.
Six members of Satudarah motorcycle club Satudarah were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of weapons possession or weapons trade. Two women were also arrested. The eight suspects had to announce themselves at the police station in East-Netherlands and were there arrested, a spokesperson for the East-Netherlands police says.
Chalid, member of a gang that police in The Hague busted three months ago, is hiding out in Morocco. "Cops on war path."
Police on Monday arrested three men in connection with a shooting incident that left one man dead in Rotterdam Friday.
A 29-year-old man from Rotterdam had died during the shooting incident at Paul Krügerstraat in Rotterdam-Zuid. Police say officers had been directed to the area around 6.50pm after receiving reports of shots being fired there. When they reached the scene, the Rotterdammer was lying on the ground, bleeding. He died on the spot.
After a bug was discovered in Internet Explorer, the Dutch police have recommended people not use the browser unless they have no alternative, and then only "in extensively secured mode."
Wilson Raj Perumal from Singapore, one of the world's most notorious match-fixers, has been in the Netherlands twice. While here, he sought contact with a footballer from the premier league, the Telegraaf reports.
Sebastiaan Helderman has made a public announcement on his Facebook page on Sunday that he will give €1000 to the person who comes with the golden tip about the man who assaulted his girlfriend.
The 31-year old Daphna Beerdsen was found dead in her home in Phnom-Penh, Cambodia on Monday. She was found with stab wounds. Her 18-month old baby was wounded and is now in hospital, the ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms.
Turkish football fans clashed with police in Rotterdam Sunday evening, after police tried to clamp down a celebration over the victory of Turkish football club Fenerbahçe.
A young girl was pulled off her bike and raped in the town of Oost-Souburg in the southern province of Zeeland on Sunday at around 10 p.m.
UPDATE -- The man who took his baby-son hostage in the town of Herten in Limburg this morning has surrendered.
Police reported around 1.45 today that the 38-year-old man gave himself up; his son -reportedly about three months old- is doing well. The child has been reunited with his mother and will later undergo a medical check-up.
Police and other emergency services were on alert from around 10.00am after reports came in that John E. took the child hostage. The man who according to neighbors is labile, was unarmed.
Three Somali pirates who were detained in the Indian Ocean in 2011 were released on Friday and were then admitted to an alien detention center where they await the decision about their request for asylum.
Ajax's triumph after winning the championship title in Amsterdam on Sunday caused for a lot of celebration amongst fans. Some of it got out of hand, however, as police were forced to arrest 8- supporters who were misbehaving.
A 30-year old man was discovered heavily wounded on a street in Zundert by a passer-by on Sunday morning. It is unclear how the man ended up on the street.
Police in Amsterdam arrested a total of 212 people during the festivities on King's Day and King's Night, the municipality of Amsterdam reports Sunday.
The abuse registration point of the Catholic Church has ruled that four complaints of molestation against the late Bishop Jan Niënhaus are founded.
All members of Ajax support group Vak 410 are not welcome at the Sunday game between Ajax and Heracles. The leading team of the eredivisie has announced to fans that they have been banned from the possible champions game at Almelo.
Police arrested a 28-year old man at a home in 's-Hertogenbosch Thursday morning after a fire broke out in his own apartment of a building on the Sweelinckplein.
A notorious criminal has had a bigger influence on football club Ajax than previously thought. Martin van de P., alias Polletje, seems to be taking on somewhat of a bodyguard role with Ajax players that sit in the tribune or visit the supporters home.
In the last few years, there have been more than 500 reports of honor killing in the Netherlands. In 2013, the number even rose. These incidents take the form of abuse, rape, kidnapping or murder, and are all in the effort to avenge someone.