The Public Prosecutor suspects a banker at ABN Amro Clearing Bank of money laundering and tax fraud
The Dutch economy is growing faster than expected and is continuing to recover despite the lower gas production. The Dutch economy is expected to grow 2.0 percent this year and 2.4 percent next year. Unemployment is expected to decrease to 6.7 percent next year and the government deficit to 1.5 percent of the gross domestic product.
As part of the MH17 criminal investigation the Dutch Safety Board and the Joint Investigation Team are investigating a number of parts that may have come from a BUK surface-to-air missile system, the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday.
Construction is the fastest growing sector in the Netherlands this year, with an expected growth of 5 percent over 2015.
PostNL is experimenting with mobile package boxes to make receiving packages at home even easier for customers. With this "Always-home boxes" customers no longer need to physically be at home to receive a package.
A robber was arrested in The Hague on Monday morning after he accidentally walked by a police station and a witness recognized him. The 29 year old man is suspected of being involved in a violent robbery a short time earlier.
Members of the Bandidos motorcycle club in Alkmaar and Limburg severely assaulted and extorted one of their own associates for thousands of euros.
The police are investigating the death of a 47 year old man in The Hague on Monday night. The man was found on the street with a severe head wound. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died of his injuries.
A Dutchman was arrested in Brazil early this month for smuggling more than 600 kilograms of cocaine into the country. He could face a prison sentence of between five and 20 years. Local authorities are calling the largest drug bust in the history of the region
Linda van der Giesen, the 28 year old nurse that was shot and killed at the Tweesteden hospital in Waalwijk on Monday, had recently reported threats to the police "several times".
Gastrointestinal and liver doctors are worried about the ever increasing waiting times for intestinal surgeries. Some patients have to wait up to 12 weeks for a surgery, which can put the patients' health at risk.
The Consumers Association has filed a report with the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority regarding food manufactures' "misleading claims" about nutrition values. According to the Association, manufacturers lead consumers to believe that unhealthy products are better or healthier than similar products by claiming that they are "rich in fiber", "low fat" or "high in vitamin C".