While a number of Dutch people think that King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima's salaries should be reduced, the vast majority is happy with the royal couple's reign and believe that the King is performing his duties well.
The Dutch rescue team has arrived in Kathmandu. The team of rescue specialists will help Nepal in the search and rescue mission after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck the country on Saturday.
The Netherlands' city streets were crowded with King's Night revelers on Sunday night.
King Willem-Alexander's birthday will be celebrated across the Netherlands on Monday.
Dutch rescue specialists will leave Eindhoven Air Base Sunday night on a military jet packed with supplies destined for Nepal, where an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale ravaged the region on Saturday.
Police in Tilburg arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly throwing a punch at a NS train chief conductor after he was slapped with a fine for riding the railway without a ticket. The suspect later shouted “I’ll kill you!” at the worker, while holding a Stanley knife, police reported.
A brazen early morning shooting left one man dead overnight in the Amsterdam neighborhood Osdorp Oost. The victim was sitting in a car on the S.F. van Ossstraat, when an unknown number of assailants opened fire, police said Sunday.
A chilly, windy King's Day Eve could make way for a better-than-expected King's Day across parts of the Netherlands, the country's official meteorological agency KNMI said on Sunday. Monday morning will likely be dry nationwide, with western parts of the country getting sunshine thanks to breaks in cloud coverage.
The 39-year old Bart van U., suspected of murdering former Minister Els Borst, reported himself several times at the Rotterdam police station two weeks before the murder, AD writes. He asked for help and the police to put him away or "otherwise it is not going to end well".
Police investigating the violent explosion of a Heerlen apartment building think part of the gas line leading to the building was stolen. The alleged theft is a possible cause of the incident, police announced Friday.
The Public Prosecutor will not prosecute organizations that use the figure of Zwarte Piet. According to the prosecutor, using the Zwarte Piet figure is not a punishable offense.
Former No Surrender outlaw motorcycle gang member Lau G. was found dead in his Vught cell Fiday morning less than 24 hours after receiving a lifetime prison sentence for a double murder. He was 53 years of age. The time of death was not announced.
There was another case of arson in the Markthal on Tuesday. An as of yet unidentified perpetrator set fire to the Tropicahal - the same stall that was set on fire in March.
There are nearly 200 nationalities living in the Netherlands. More than 1.8 million people living in the Netherlands were not born in the country.
Pathologist George Maat, who caused quite a bit of controversy by showing pictures of MH17 victims during a lecture on the identification process on Wednesday, has been put out of the forensic team
State Secretary Martin van Rijn of Health is putting in extra effort to get all school grounds smoke-free and to prevent young people from smoking.
The Dutch government plans to make additional investments in refugees' home countries to help these countries take back their refugees. This only applies to nations who assist in the sustainable return of their citizens.
According to UN Rapporteur Philip Alston, the bed-bath-and-bread compromise made by coalition is in violation of international rules and harms the international image of the Netherlands. "It is clearly a violation of human rights. Anyone who doubts that is being dishonest." the human rights rapporteur said.
A number of cities and towns in the Netherlands foresee major practical problems in the implementation of the coalition's new plan for failed asylum seekers.
Police stations across the Netherlands will be closed for two hours on Thursday. This is another protest action organized by police unions against the lack of a favorable collective bargaining agreement.
Bart van U., 39, has confessed to killing his sister. Van U. is also a suspect in the murder of former minister Els Borst.
A member of the MH17 victims identification team, forensic anthropologist and paleopathologist George Maat, revealed graphic photos and confidential details while giving a lecture on the identification process on Wednesday. The lecture was open to anyone interested, and has sparked outraged comments from all sides.
The coalition has, after 9 days of crisis meetings, finally reached a compromise on what to do with failed asylum seekers that both parties can live with. But this "good compromise" is getting much criticism from the opposition, with some parties going so far to say that it does not solve anything.
A Dutch cutter ship departed from Eemshaven, Groningen on Tuesday to help rescue people in danger of drowning in the Mediterranean sea. The 21-meter "Sea Watch", a privately-owned Dutch boat, has an all-volunteer international crew and working with the financial support of four German families, AD reports