The Noord-Holland police admitted that mistakes were made in the investigation into the death of 25-year-old Amsterdam woman Talitha in 2013. In a letter to Talitha's relatives, the chief of the Noord-Holland police admits that two involved police officers acted "carelessly" in the investigation, the family's lawyer Sebas Diekstra said on Monday, NU.nl reports.
The Netherlands will not apologize to Turkey for the actions taken in Rotterdam on Saturday around the arrival of Turkish Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya, a spokesperson for Prime Minister Mark Rutte said to Het Parool on Wednesday. "The actions taken on Saturday were firm and respectful."
A YouTube prank in which two Dutch young men throw baby formula onto unsuspecting Asian people on the Amsterdam streets, is turning into an international quarrel. Chinese state media Xinhua asked the Chinese embassy in The Hague to take appropriate measures, and the embassy is no looking towards the Dutch politicians, blog GeenStijl reports.
A prank video in which two young Dutch men throw cans of baby formula powder over unsuspecting Asian people on the Amsterdam streets, led to fierce criticism and claims of racism from internet commenters on Monday.
The 70 year old Dirk Klaas M., who is suspected of blackmailing John de Mol and threatening Linda de Mol and her family, appeared at the first public hearing at the court in Utrecht today.
PostNL has fired one of their postmen after it was discovered that he placed 45 letters of condolence in the trash in July, a spokesperson for the company confirms to Noordhollands Dagblad.
Mayor of Hilversum, Pieter Broertjes, has been forced to apologize for suggesting that Vladimir Putin's daughter should be deported from The Netherlands after it became world news. The 29-year-old Maria Putin is reportedly living in Voorschoten with her Dutch partner.
A Russian paper is seemingly standing apart from the local media in their firm stance behind President Putin by offering The Netherlands a direct apology for the MH17 plane crash disaster.
Dutch news channel EenVandaag has officially apologized for a report broadcast on Monday evening in which a reporter was seen rifling through several personal items of victims at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight in Ukraine.
An electronics company in Arnhem rejected an applicant for an internship because of his skin color. The company accidentally sent him an internal email.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the negotiations on the Dutch budget, the Russian diplomat Dmitri Borodin causes tension between Russia and The Netherlands under influence of alcohol, and the ongoing struggles of Greenpeace to free the Arctic Sunrise crew, sailing under Dutch flag.
The Dutch government should apologize to the families of three Muslim men who were killed by the Bosnian Serb army during the fall of Srebrenica in 1995
The police apologized for arresting two republican protestors who were protesting against the monarch on de Dam in Amsterdam. They brought them back to the center of the city.
Customers are unable to pay for their groceries, have thousands of euros more or less in their bank accounts than yesterday and can not to log into Internet banking because of extreme technical failures at the ING bank on Wednesday.