Dutch war criminal Siert Bruins will not have to go to prison for the murder of resistance fighter Aldert Klaas Dijkema in 1944. The Public Prosecution Authority in Germany has retracted the appeal to convict Bruins for murder, the court in Hagen, Germany reports.
DNA testing of human remains found in Panama were positively identified as belonging to 21-year-old Kris Kremers, one of two Dutch students missing in the Central American country since April 1. Remains belonging to her friend, Lisanne Froon, 22, were identified earlier this week.
Campaign director for Greenpeace International, Pascal Husting, has made a public apology for his use of air travel to get to Amsterdam from his home in Luxembourg.
An apparently clairvoyant meerkat from the Dierenpark zoo in Amersfoort has predicted correctly the outcomes of all of the matches The Netherlands have played thus far in the World Cup.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima are going to Poland today and tomorrow as their first state visit. Talks will revolve around trade, and history.
Of the 212 university Humanities courses, 26 (13 percent) have been deemed poor in quality by the Netherlands-Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO). The institutions responsible have two years to improve standards.