Like Shell, Unilever also came up with a construction that should ensure that its British shareholders will not have to pay dividend tax now that the Dutch-British company will be based in the Netherlands, RTL Nieuws reports.
The four victims of a hit-and-run accident at the Pinkpop Festival in Landgraaf early on Monday morning, were sitting in the road playing games, witnesses said to RTL Nieuws and AD.
Two bodies found in a home on Tagoreplaats in the Rotterdam district of Ommoord on Sunday, were identified as the residents of the 7th floor apartment - a woman and her disabled daughter. According to the police, the woman died after becoming sick or falling. The daughter was unable to help her mother or herself due to her disabilities, and also passed away, AD reports.
The Colombian authorities arrested a 36-year-old British man who still has to serve a prison sentence of over 18 years for the murder of a 12-year-old Dutch boy at a caravan camp in Breda, NOS reports.
Danny Gubbels was sitting at the kitchen table with his mother in 2010 when gunmen opened fire on their caravan. 27 shots were fired. The boy was killed, his mother was injured.
On Monday the court in The Hague banned motorcycle club Satudarah throughout the Netherlands. According to the court, the continued existence of Satudarah constitutes a threat to public order and the immediate disbandment of the motorcycle club is therefore necessary, NU.nl reports.
The Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, wants the government to explain a controversial deal that Shell made with the Dutch tax authorities in 2005. As a result of this deal, Shell's British shareholders are exempt from dividend tax in the Netherlands, through which the Dutch treasury lost out on over 7 billion euros, newspaper Trouw reported on Saturday.
The police found a body in the water in Westerpark in Amsterdam on Monday morning. A police investigation is ongoing, AT5 reports.
The body was found in the water at the east side of the park around 10:30 a.m. How the person died is not clear.
The police are investigating.
A 34-year-old man from Heerlen turned himself in to the police in Amsterdam in connection with a fatal crash that left one man dead and three persons critically injured near the Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf on Monday morning, the authorities announced in a press conference at noon. Whether this was an accident or a deliberate attack, is still under investigation.
Police arrested the suspected driver in a fatal crash that left one person dead and three others in critical condition early Monday morning. The arrest was announced at about 11:15 a.m., a little over seven hours after the hit-and-run incident.
Authorities did not reveal whether or not it was an accident.
A press conference was scheduled for noon at the Landgraaf city hall. The crash happened on Mensheggerweg in the Limburg town, close to the Pinkpop music festival’s Campground B.
Five people fell ill in Club Fix in Tilburg during the early hours of Sunday morning after someone set off a fire extinguisher. The incident happened around 3:00 a.m., the police confirmed to NU.nl.
It is believed that the dust from the fire extinguisher ended up in the club's air conditioning. The five people became sick from breathing the fumes.
The owner of the club vacated the building as a precaution. The five ill people were treated for respiratory problems by paramedics at the scene.
An 86-year-old woman was rescued from her home in Eindhoven on Saturday night after being stuck in a floor duct for nine hours. She slipped while cleaning and got her shoulder stuck in the duct, a kind of radiator in the floor, her daughter told Omroep Brabant.
Neighbors went to check on the elderly woman after not seeing or hearing from her for a few hours. They found the woman stuck. The fire brigade came to rescue her.
Piet Hein van T., a 66-year-old child psychiatrist from the Friesland village of Makkinga, was caught having sex with a 15-year-old boy in a guesthouse in Katmandu, Nepal on Thursday. He was arrested with five others in a large action against child sex tourism, AD reports.
One person was killed and at least three others were hurt after a multi-person vehicle crashed into several pedestrians near the Pinkpop music festival site early Monday morning. The incident happened at about 4 a.m. on the Mensheggerweg in Landgraaf, Limburg, police said in a statement. The crash site is near Pinkpop's "B" camping location.
The bodies of two persons were found in a home on Tagoreplaats in the Rotterdam district of Ommoord on Sunday. How they died is not yet clear, ANP reports
The police went to search the house after acquaintances reported that they were unable to reach the residents.
The police are investigating what happened.
The body of missing 26-year-old Joris Lenselink was found in the water of the Groenburgwal in Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon. The young man has been missing since Friday, Het Parool reports.
The police believe Lenselink ended up in the water while cycling home on Friday night.
Lenselink was last seen leaving cafe Sluyswacht between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Friday. On Sunday family and friends helped the police search the routes he could have taken home.
McDonald's in the Netherlands plans to get rid of all plastic straws with their drinks from next year. What they will be replaced with, is still being decided, RTL Nieuws reports.
The Dutch branch of McDonald's is currently looking at how tests go in other countries before deciding on what alternative to go for. "You can think of straws made of paper or no straw at all", a spokesperson said to the broadcaster. "Think of a tute like with coffee cups."
The company plans to choose its alternative by the end of the year.