A German-born resident of Kerkrade died from injuries suffered in the wake of the recent earthquake in Nepal. Uschi Dorweiler worked as a naturopath, and lived in the Limburg town for twenty years before she was killed while on holiday. She was 52 years old, reports the Limburgs Dagblad.
Anouar 'Popeye' B. and Adil 'Klinker' A. were sentenced to life imprisonment Friday morning by the court in Amsterdam. The court considered it proven that they are guilty of the double assassination of Youssef Lkhorf and Saïd el Yazidi in the city's Staatsliedenbuurt neighborhood at the end of 2012.
The police are not allowed to just search a smartphone after seizing it as it is contrary to the European Convention on Human Rights, the court in Leeuwarden ruled on April 22nd. According to the court, a smartphone is more than just a phone, Tweakers reports.
The EMK football team from Neunen played their first match on Thursday after losing striker Ruud Bijsterveld in a violent accident with a beer bike last week. The team started the match with a minute of silence to memorialize their friend and teammate.
Conductors, drivers and other railway workers closed the gates at Rotterdam Central Station on Friday morning with a symbolic push of a button, NS announced on its website. The closure of the gates took effect 6 months early to help improve the safety of public transport.
The abolition of the data retention obligation of telephone and internet data is "seriously" impeding the investigation into the series of gang related assassinations in and around Amsterdam.
Proud, the association for sex workers, has filed a lawsuit against the city of Amsterdam on behalf of the at least 24 window prostitutes who are unable to use their workplaces in the red light district from today. Today, May 1st, the Netherlands celebrates Labor Day.
A patient believed to be infected with Ebola is currently in the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen. The medical staff will examine the patient beginning on Friday, Dutch authorities said.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has confirmed that both Marc Cornelissen and Philip de Roo are presumed drowned. A recovery operation is underway to find the bodies of the two arctic explorers, Canadian newspaper CBC news reports.
Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs stressed how important it is that the MH17 investigation now goes in the direction of accountability now that the repatriation phase has been finalized. He said this before his meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington D.C. on Thursday