A new research reveals that 81% of parents want their younger teens should be allowed to continue drinking alcohol.
Amsterdammers drink more, smoke more cigarettes, and use more marijuana and hashish than anywhere else in the Netherlands, according to a new report by community health services organization GGD. 7,200 adults were included in the 2012 survey, which revealed that 11 percent also have feelings of deep loneliness, nearly triple the rate shown in 2000.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: €400,000 euro found inside women smugglers, a nude parade through downtown Amsterdam for World Diabetes Day, Photo Show Human Side of Breast Cancer, Joran van der Sloot wants new trial, and Amsterdam coin minter busted
The Dutch Railways, Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), asks the Queensday-traveler to be patient. Even though thorough preparations have been made, the NS expects large crowds, especially later at night.