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May 6 '15 13:26

Controversial sheikh Adil Al-Kalbani is scheduled to speak at the An-Nasr mosque in Amsterdam-Oost on Wednesday night. He was also scheduled to speak in Utrecht on Friday, but the event has been cancelled due to the public unrest.

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May 6 '15 12:54

The Public Prosecutor will prosecute activist Abulkasim Al-Jaberi for saying "fuck the king, fuck the queen, fuck the royal house" during a demonstration against Zwarte Piet on November 16th last year. The Public Prosecutor feels that these statements were insulting for King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima.

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May 6 '15 12:35

A number of suspected jihadists are turning to the court to complain about the "humiliating situations" in which they must undress and lift their genitals to be searched each time they have contact with the outside world. The suspects want a milder regime, or at least one that is personally tailored to them

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May 6 '15 11:54

The mother of one of the teenage boys that disturbed the Remembrance Day 2 minutes silence in Hoofdorp on Monday, has offered the Dutch nations her apologies.

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May 6 '15 11:27

Europe will have an obesity epidemic on its hands by 2030, the World Health Organization warned at a European Congress on Obesity in Prague on Wednesday. The WHO called it a "major crisis".

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May 6 '15 10:51

It is too dangerous to continue working with chromium paint in the outdated spray booth at the Leeuwarden airbase. The carcinogenic substance is not sufficiently disposed of in the Leeuwarden spray booth and that the concentration in the air is sometimes 27 times higher than allowed.

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May 6 '15 10:34

Russian opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta claims to have obtained a confidential analytical report on the MH17 crash that suggests it was a BUK-M1 missile that shot down the plane. The newspaper believes it is likely a report by official Russian military experts, and will be submitted to Dutch and international experts investigating the crash.

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May 6 '15 10:14

Family members of missing people often struggle with serious practical and financial difficulties because they cannot act on behalf of their missing family member. These family members, Slachtofferhulp Nederland and the Vereniging Achterblijvers na Vermissing are therefore advocating for missing persons to be given a separate legal status.

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May 6 '15 09:33

Seven people were stuck hanging upside down about 25 meters in the air when a carnival attraction, a Booster, broke down in Didam on Tuesday. Firefighters were able to free them after about 20 minutes.

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May 6 '15 09:16

The storm that hit the Netherlands on Tuesday not only disrupted the Liberation Day parties, but also caused some damage across the country.

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May 6 '15 08:45

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute has issued a code yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and strong winds for the entire country on Wednesday afternoon.

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May 6 '15 08:30

The tram strike planned for Wednesday in The Hague, has been cancelled. The unions and the management of transport company HTM reached an agreement for a better collective bargaining agreement on Monday.

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