Around 100 young people turned on the police on the Markt in Boxtel, Noord-Brabant early on Sunday morning. Police officers were attacked and pelted with fireworks, cans and food. The police are investigating and call on witnesses to come forward.
A 22-year-old man from Oosterhout was arrested in a Breda home on Saturday after at least 27 people fell ill in a bar on Vismarktstraat during the early hours of that morning, the police said in a statement. The police believe the suspect released pepper spray or something similar in the bar.
At around 2:55 a.m. on Saturday surveillance officers keeping an eye on the nightlife received a report that an unknown substance was released in the bar on Vismakrtstraat. Many visitors experienced nausea, breathlessness and a burning sensation in their throat or airways.
The city of Rotterdam banned the Eredivisie match between Rotterdam Feyenoord and SBV Vitesse scheduled on Sunday, the Dutch football association KNVB reported on Thursday. Police in a tenuous contract negotiation with the Ministry of Security and Justice planned a short strike on Sunday, refusing to guard the event.
Amsterdam football club Ajax is expecting a fine from UEFA for incidents which occurred during the home match against Legia Warsaw in February, the Parool reports.
University of Amsterdam's (UvA) humanities building, the Bungehuis, is scheduled for development into an exclusive, membership-only Soho House club, real estate developer Aedes announced.
The home of the football club Ajax supporters is completely lost, according to the supporters. Many valuable items, such signed football jerseys were gone in the fire. A fire raged in the supporters' clubhouse early friday morning.
The 20th anniversary edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event will be held in 2015. The festival, billed as the “biggest club festival in the world” for electronic music, expects to draw 365,000 visitors, the organization said Tuesday.
Amsterdam club The Sand has to be closed indefinitely after a man was shot and killed on the premises on Friday night. These orders come from Amsterdam's Mayor Eberhard van der Laan on Saturday. Police say that there were around 2000 people inside the club at the time of the incident, and are looking for witnesses to come forward, Het Parool reports.
At the Rotterdam café Beurs, a DJ incited the crowd to chant homophobic slurs to be chanted in the club last weekend. A visitor filed a complaint with the ant-discrimination office Radar, Algemeen Dagblad reports.