Nov 17 '14 11:01

The PVV wants the police to make palm-prints of suspects more often so that they can use it to solve more thefts and burglaries.

Nov 17 '14 10:27

Four months after the disaster with flight MH17, a video surfaced showing how close the plane came to hitting a nearby village.

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Nov 17 '14 09:51

A prank two students in Groningen had to carry out for their frathouse landed them in police custody for weapons possession on Saturday.

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Nov 17 '14 09:36

Three men were hospitalized in Laren/Bussum over the weekend after taking the drug 2cb; two still remain admitted.

MH17 wreckage
Nov 17 '14 08:02

More remains and personal belongings were found yesterday during the salvaging of the wreckage of flight MH17 yesterday.

MH17 wreckage
Nov 16 '14 14:28

Dutch investigators on the ground in eastern Ukraine have officially begun to salvage the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the Dutch Safety Board announced Sunday. The Boeing 777 crashed near Donetsk in mid July on its way to Kuala Lumpur. Nearly 300 people died on the flight that took off from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.

Nov 16 '14 09:00

Nearly 90 people were arrested in Gouda yesterday for arguing over the presence of blackfaced Zwarte Piet characters at the city’s annual arrival of Sinterklaas celebration. Those taken into custody were a mix of protestors and Zwarte Piet supporters, police told broadcaster Omroep West.

Nov 14 '14 13:30

A child was stabbed to death in a house on Houtrijkstraat, Westepark in Amsterdam yesterday. A 46 year old man was arrested. According to neighbors, the man was the 10 year old boy's father.

Nov 14 '14 10:56

On Wednesday the police found nearly 200 kilograms of cocaine in a container of a company in the harbor of Moerdijk.

Nov 14 '14 10:49

Arresting terrorists and bringing them to justice is the only measure that works against all kinds of threats.

Nov 14 '14 08:17

On Thursday night/Friday morning police officers were shot at from a house on the Rijnauwensrtaat in The Hague. No one was injured.

Nov 13 '14 14:33

The terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing at a police headquarters in west Baghdad on Wednesday.

Nov 13 '14 12:25

On Tuesday, November 11th, the police arrested two suspects in connection with the theft of birds from Avifauna in Alphen. The two suspects are a 20 year old man from Oss and a 24 year old man from Den Bosch.

Nov 13 '14 11:19

A 35 year old teacher of the Lyceum Bisschop Bekkers in Eindhoven was fired for having an unwanted relationship with a student. Several students from the school say that the girl is 15 years old and that the teacher taught physics.

Nov 13 '14 10:08

The train traffic between Amsterdam and Utrecht came to a stand still after a shooting incident in the parking lot of the McDonald's next to the station of Breukelen.

Nov 13 '14 09:24

On Thursday former Dutchbat commander Thom Karremans must defend himself against accusations that he was an accessory to murder, war crimes and genocide after the fall of Srebrenica in 1995.

Nov 12 '14 14:32

The Public Prosecutor announced this morning that SBM Offshore has settled for an amount of 192 million euro ($240 million). This is in the corruption case in which the company paid bribes in Angola and Equatorial Guinea. Evidence of bribery was also found in Brazil.

Nov 12 '14 12:24

The corrupt island of Sint Maarten may get even more severe intervention from the Netherlands. The smallest country in the Dutch kingdom refuses to cooperate on measures to address the corrupt governance culture, thus the cooperation may have to be enforced.

Nov 12 '14 11:56

Four men have been arrested in the investigation into the house robbery on Goudenregenplanstoen in Rijnsburg on August 4th, 2014. They are suspected of involvement in the robbery in which the 58 year old resident was killed.

Nov 12 '14 11:03

On Monday, November 10th, the police arrested a man in Rotterdam for 21 fines.

Nov 12 '14 10:33

The Senate has accepted a legislative proposal of Minister Opstelten (Security and Justice) which makes all actions of persons and businesses who prepare and promote illegal cannabis growing punishable.

Nov 12 '14 10:18

According to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs Lodewijk Asscher, benefit tourism can be better used through the ruling of the European Court of Justice.

Dam Square flag
Nov 11 '14 16:50

The national memorial held in honour of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was viewed on television by 937,000 people, television ratings agency Kijkonderzoek said Tuesday. The memorial was held Monday afternoon in Amsterdam, and was attended by King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and Princess Beatrix.

Dogs stolen and found
Nov 11 '14 16:38

Dog walker Chantal Scholten says she is still in shock after her van was stolen while she was on the job in Arnhem, Gelderland. There were 15 dogs inside the Renault Traffic when it was taken Monday at about 11:30 a.m.