Jewish organizations The Council of Churches and the Contact Body Muslims and Society have said in Nieuwsuur that the upcoming Remembrance of the Dead on the 4th of May should concentrate only on the casualties of the Second World War.
PvdA leader Hans Spekman has publicly disagreed with his party’s board member’s Fouad Sidali calling comparing Geert Wilders with Adolf Hitler.
Care for elderly with illnesses or handicapped citizens next year is going to be in trouble next year, as 40 percent of municipalities think it will be difficult to organize with the available budget.
Amsterdam alderman Pieter Hilhorst (Finances) came under fire at the municipal council on Thursday because of his lack of clarity on how a new university in Amsterdam will be paid for by the board of directors.
State secretary for Justice, Fred Teeven (VVD) has gotten away with the deal he made in his earlier function as public prosecutor with drug baron Cees H.
The ANWB has warned drivers this morning that there is heavy fog throughout most of the country. Traffic could be affected.
Last week, police picked up three women who were dressed up as zombies at carnaval in Tegelen, and used their disguises to execute a street robbery.
A business in Hoofddorp used by clothing company Scotch & Soda went up in flames, as a raging fire spread through the night on Thursday. Nobody was injured.
The United States senate has finally approved the appointment of Timothy Broas as the new American ambassador in The Hague, RTL Nieuws reports.
A bold rush hour shooting left one man injured and police in a desperate hunt to find the gunman. The incident happened at 5:12 p.m. near Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal, and the offender ran off towards Amsterdam Centraal station, about 500 meters away.
A motorcyclist who joined a procession in honor of a killed comrade, Thursday morning, was hurt in a crash himself. The starting point of the procession was the Surinameplein in Amsterdam, after which the convoy was going to proceed to the cemetery in Utrecht by way of the Piet Hein tunnel where his friend was killed.
The Dutch Bank (DNB) published its annual report today, revealing the bank managed to decrease her balance with 40 percent, to €159 billion.
The Euro parliament voted for a universal phone charger Thursday afternoon, that will compel manufacturers to include a standardized charger with their phones. The measure will reduce unnecessary pollution, costs and inconvenience to the user.
35-year-old Dutchman, Steven Craenmehr, was one of the two fatalities Thursday morning, when a drunk driver drove through a barrier and into a crowd, injuring dozens, five critical, in Austin Texas.
Police say they have arrested the man who survived the strange incident in Almere that claimed the life of another man.