25 consular staff from the Dutch Consulate in New York had to go home early yesterday to avoid getting stuck in the snow storm.
A 27-year old man from Amsterdam was arrested Wednesday night for possession of 794 kilograms of cocaine in Den Helder. The estimated street value of the batch is 28 million euros.
The Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, will be visiting China next week, in an attempt to bring Dutch entrepreneurs and scientists more opportunities in burgeoning Chinese markets. Like Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan's similar trip to China in October 2014, the goal will also be to bring more Chinese investment and tourism to the Netherlands.
A suspect has emerged in the murder of former Health Minister Els Borst, police have announced. The breakthrough in the year-old mystery appears closely linked to a “disturbed” man held for killing his sister earlier this month, but police remain mum for now.
Police investigating the murder of mental clinic director Rob Zeekhorst believe the case is linked to another homicide three months later. Zeekhorst was shot on January 1st 2014 while out walking dogs in his neighborhood.
The man who pimped out a 16-year-old girl in Limburg, did so only because the girl wanted to, his lawyer has said. His statement comes as DNA research shows that no less than 80 men has sex with the underage girl.
Ikram Azarfane from Helmond has received thousands of responses on a letter of kindness she left in a magazine on at train.
The police are investigating the reports of a tram driver continuing his journey with a dead passenger on board in Amsterdam on Friday afternoon. The victim is a 56 year old man from Amstelveen. According to the police, he died of natural causes.
Pharrel Williams will perform at Pinkop this year. The artist has been added to the lineup along with the Flemish band Oscar And The Wolf, the organization of the three day music festival in Landgraaf, Limburg announced today.
New details emerged about the 38 year old Bart van U., who surrendered to the police in connection with his sister's murder.
Van U. turned himself in at the police station in Amsterdam. He invoked his right to remain silent, the AD reports. "I guess that he only wants to make a statement in front of the judge", said his lawyer Noelle Pieterse, who knows him from an earlier case.
The threat of a massive earthquake in Groningen is bumping up the price of construction in the province, Jos Aartsen, the chairman of the University Medical Center there has said.