Waylon, of The Common Linnets, has been absent at scheduled performances for weeks now. It is unclear why, but he wishes not to react "to everything that is now happening", his management announces.
After receiving complaints, the National Police has launched an investigation into the behavior of their agents during the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague in March.
Three girls from Volendam were brought to hospital in the weekend after a drinking game got out of hand. The girls became unconscious due to over-consumption of alcohol in a short period of time.
A second case of a drunken party landing the Royal Marines in trouble has taken place. The incident happened on board the ship Zr. Ms. Evertsen, which is hunting pirates off the Somali coast, the Telegraaf reports.
The 40-year old Elou Akhiat, a female Moroccan entrepreneur has recently received criticism for starting a wine bar.
The City of Utrecht has decided to stop the use of under aged "mystery guests" during alcohol checks in catering establishments, reported a spokesperson for the City, in response to an article from RTV Utrecht.
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.