Fred Teeven
Mar 12 '14 13:37

State secretary for Justice, Fred Teeven, closed a deal in 2000 in which more than five million guilders (almost €2.3 million) of drug baron Cees H. was whitewashed. Now, MPs are demanding the matter be clarified.

Human trafficking
Mar 12 '14 12:42

Anti-human trafficking groups will spend the next three years tackling occurrences such as exploitation at work and hazards in the world of prostitution, according to an announcement by minister Ivo Opstelten (Security and Justice).

The Dutch Bonnie & Clyde (Source: Twitter/@HartvNL)
Mar 12 '14 11:04

The Dutch Bonnie & Clyde, Antonio van der P. and Enise B., who were center stage last month in a wild police chase fom Dutch as well as German authorities are now embroiled in a new kidnapping case.

Mar 12 '14 10:43

On Sunday, the 7th of June, the Rolling Stones are set to perform as the head act in this year's Pinkpop festival.

Mar 12 '14 10:19

A British terrorism informant claims that his parents convinced him to back out of a shoe-bomb plot he was instructed to do by Al-Qaeda, Sky News reports.

Mar 12 '14 09:48

A student from Rotterdam, Reedie, feels that he has been discriminated against by a staff member of ING.

Amstel Hotel
Mar 12 '14 08:38

A sommelier from the Amstel Hotel was unjustly stripped of his job because he drank wine while doing it. From a sentence published today, it appears that the hotel did not consequently apply its own house rules, the nrc reports

750px-Fred_Teeven
Mar 12 '14 08:01

In 2000, state secretary for Justice Fred Teeven signed a deal in which more than five million guilders from drugs criminal Cees H. was whitewashed. Back then, Teeven was a public prosecutor, Nieuwsuur reports.

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Mar 12 '14 07:20

It has now come to light that ex-minister Els Borst could have been dead for two days before she was found next to her car by her friends last month.

Mar 11 '14 20:46

U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Amsterdam later this month. The U.S. head of state will visit the Dutch capital before attending the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague.

Mar 11 '14 18:18

The number of carnival burglaries between February 28 and March 3 dropped this year in Zealand and West-Brabant, but rose in East-Brabant, compared to last year, reported the police.

Mar 11 '14 17:57

A 28-year-old mother managed to prevent the kidnapping of her 4-year-old son, Monday, March 10, around 17:25 on the Dunant street in Zoetermeer. Police are looking for witnesses.

Mar 11 '14 17:38

A special art piece of the mysterious, but world-famous graffiti artist, Banksy, will be projected on the façade of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Thursday evening, starting at 19:30, on the Museum square side. The huge projection will be visible for a couple of hours.

Harley-politie
Mar 11 '14 17:15

A 17-year-old Winschoten local was arrested in his hometown Monday night after midnight on suspicion of manslaughter.

Mar 11 '14 16:59

'The Conspiracy of Claudius Civil', the largest and most prestigious painting ever made by Rembrandt van Rijn, will temporarily be on display in the Netherlands, starting March 21st, in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Mar 11 '14 16:33

It has been long known that taking antidepressants can negatively affect the libido, but the effects may be long-lasting to permanent, according to a soon to be published article by Side-affects Center, Lareb.

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