The number of 18 year olds who chose to register as a potential organ donor has been steadily increasing in the last few years. Last year 72 percent of the young adults registered that they are willing to make their organs available when they die, compared to 53 percent in 2003.
Some mothers and children are afraid of the so-called Cuddly Owl in Noordeinde and wants it to be removed, Omroep Gelderland reports. Adriaan Hoogendoorn, the mayor of Oldebroek, agrees that the situation does not feel safe and would prefer it if the owl could be relocated.
A sunny week with little chance of rain lays ahead for the Netherlands, the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute predicts.
The Work Group for Missing Persons in World War II has identified three unidentified war victims based on extensive historical research and DNA relationship testing, the police announced.
Minister Jet Bussemaker, who in addition to Education is also responsible for Emancipation, wants to go forward with the new database for top women that are suitable for high-level business positions.
Another protest has been planned at the University of Amsterdam on Monday afternoon, the group of lecturers involved in the protest actions of the past two months under the name Rethink UvA announced on their website.
There was an explosion in a houseboat on the Veerdijk in Wormer around 04:00 on Monday morning. One man was killed in the explosion, a woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition, the police reports on Twitter.
Oma Toni, the 96 year old woman that was stabbed by a disturbed man in Amsterdam on March 19th, has passed away in hospital, RTL Nieuws reports.
A man was shot and killed in Eindhoven on Monday morning. The victim was found in a car at a hotel on Aalsterweg.
A 16 year old Jamaican boy was detained in the South American country of Suriname on Saturday. He is suspected of wanting to join terrorist organization Islamic State.
Sjaak Rijke is finally back home in Woerden, RTV Utrecht reports based on reliable sources in Woerden.
There will be a lot fewer trains running between Schiphol and Amsterdam Zuid/Lelylaan this morning. This is due to maintenance on the tracks around the airport is taking longer than expected.