This past week the police received an anonymous letter from a person who claims to be the mother of the baby girl that was abandoned on Christiaan Huygenstraat in Breda on March 2nd.
Piggy banks remain the preferred spot for children to keep their spare cash, with 76 percent saying they use money boxes. This comes ahead of banks, used by 55 percent, and wallets used by one-third of the surveyed children, according to the survey by Wijzer in Geldzaken.
The police arrested a 51 year old man from Nijmegen this morning on suspicion of involvement in the murder of Mariska Peters. The suspect is related to Peters.
The University of Amsterdam Executive Board today sent a letter to the protesting students and lecturers in the Maagdenhuis containing 10 proposals with which they hope to meet the protesters' demands, NU reports.
The debate on the deal that (now former) State Secretary Fred Teeven (Security and Justice, VVD) made with drug criminal Cees H. will still happen this afternoon, despite the resignations of Teeven and Minister Ivo Opstelten (Security and Justice, VVD). The Tweede Kamer (lower house of parliament) will now have the debate with Prime Minister Mark Rutte (VVD).
The police yesterday arrested a second suspect in the attempted houseboat robbery on Panamakade in Amsterdam. The investigation is still ongoing and the police expect that there may be one more arrest.
Minister Henk Kamp (Economic Affairs) wants to promote high-speed internet in rural areas in the Netherlands. He wrote a letter to the Tweede Kamer (lower house of parliament) explaining the measures he wants to use to accomplish this.
The police have identified the third victim of the three bodies found in a home on Landmanweg in Etten-Leur on Saturday.
The remains of 29 identified victims of the MH17 disaster have not been returned to their families yet, RTL Nieuws reports.
The horeca (Dutch abbreviation for Hotel/Restaurant/Café) sector showed a higher growth in the last quarter of 2014 as compared to previous years, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS). Over the course of 2014, the industry grew by 5.6 percent, which is the largest output expansion in hospitality since the pre-crisis period ending with 2007.
The court in Arnhem ruled that the municipality Montferland had unjustly removed 3 hours domestic help per week from two residents NOS reports. According to the court, the municipality should have done more research to establish whether these residents could get by without the help.