The British authorities are still looking for five criminals believed to be in or around the Amsterdam region. These five men are wanted for serious crimes relating to drug smuggling, rape and "unlawful wounding" in their own country.
The police arrested a 54 year old man and a 41 year old woman from Roosendaal with a car containing 250 cans of baby formula powder at the Westerschelde tunnel toll plaza in Borsesele on Saturday night.
Officers first noticed the heavily loaded car driving through the Westerschelde tunnel towards Zuid-Beveland around 8:00 p.m. on Saturday. The car was pulled over at the toll plaza and officers found the 250 cans of baby formula. The man and woman in the car claimed that they bought the formula, but could not show receipts.
The police are looking for those responsible for damaging six cars by throwing stones from an overpass near Reuver, Limburg onto the A73 highway on Sunday night between 8:15 and 8:30 p.m.
The KNMI issued a code yellow weather warning for strong winds of up to 100 kilometers per hour in the northwestern parts of the Netherlands. The warning will be in effect between 6:00 p.m. and midnight.
With the Netherlands' tradition of fireworks over New Year's fast approaching, many pet owners are looking for ways to help ease their pets' anxiety caused by the loud bangs and flashing lights. Veterinarian Erik Dirks from Breda warns pet owners not to give their dogs any medicine with acepromazine as active substance. According to him, these medicines are not dog-friendly
Minister Jet Bussemaker of Education, Culture and Science does not think that a fireworks ban is necessary in the Netherlands at this stage. She believes that the problems surrounding fireworks can be solved if everyone works together to do so.
The hotline for fireworks complaints registered more than 15 thousand reports in 48 hours. By 11:00 a.m. on Monday morning 16,031 complaints were registered.
One person was arrested for throwing a firework during the PSV Eindhoven vs PEC Zwolle match in the Philips Stadion in Eindhoven on Saturday. Five spectators suffered temporary hearing damage as a result of the loud bang made by the firework
Ajax football player Kenny Tete was recently arrested for his involvement in a brawl in a coffeeshop in Amsterdam. He will be prosecuted, the Public Prosecutor confirmed
Last minute Christmas shopping is expected to result in an extremely busy day for Dutch online stores on Monday. Bol.com director Daniel Ropers expects Monday to be the busiest day in the history of online shopping in the Netherlands
This Christmas will not be a white one for the Netherlands. Weeronline expects no snow in the coming days and abnormally high temperatures of between 11 and 15 degrees during the day
Large Dutch cities advocate for sustainability and promises to use more sustainable power, in practice they still largely opt for cheaper coal power