A few dozen people held a vigil in Amsterdam's Frankendael Park to memorialize the victims of two earthquakes in Nepal. Among the mourners were 25 people from Nepal as well, NOS reported.
There was another case of arson in the Markthal on Tuesday. An as of yet unidentified perpetrator set fire to the Tropicahal - the same stall that was set on fire in March.
Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan and aldermen of the "Sustainability in the Capital" committee banned balloon launches from all events organized in the city. The municipality also launched an information campaign about the balloons' harmful effects on environment and animal well being.