Thousands of fallow deer in the Amsterdam Waterleiding dunes near Zandvoort may be shot in an effort to preserve biodiversity in the region, the court ruled in a case brought by Fauna Protection
Apeldoorn woman Aurelie V. told the court in Zutphen on Tuesday that she was delusional when she killed her 8-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter in October 2013. Both kids were stabbed to death
A 63-year-old grandfather acting as a babysitter was found guilty by a court in Den Haag for sexually abusing at least seven children including his own grandchildren. The court sentenced him to eight years in prison, without the possibility of early release.
Bart van U., the man suspected of murdering Els Borst in February 2014, wants to make a statement about the former-politicians murder, he said in the court in Rotterdam. The judges will listen to his statement behind closed doors on Thursday
The Dutch association of journalists NVJ and Omroep Flevoland is considering going to court because of emergency decree at public meetings, such as debates about asylum centers. An emergency ordinance means that the press can be denied access to the meeting, and the NVJ wants the court to stop this
Eighteen suspects are appearing in court on Wednesday and Thursday in connection with a violent attack on an emergency asylum shelter in Woerden in October last year
The municipality of Utrecht is allowed to set up and maintain its environmental zone banning old, polluting cars from the city center, even if it does not have a major impact on the air quality, the court ruled Friday
Some 5 thousand Dutch owners of Volkswagen cars with software that tampers with diesel emissions filed fraud claims with the foundation Volkswagen Audi Claim. The foundation will jointly recover the damages from Volkswagen
Massage parlor Mei Massage on Rozengracht in Amsterdam is taking the municipality to court to challenge its findings that the parlor is being used for illegal prostitution. According to the massage parlor, the discovery of "two drops of semen" does not prove prostitution
Bad news for an Amsterdam man who left his wife for a younger woman. The court ruled that he is not entitled to half of the more than 2 million euros his now ex-wife won in the lottery months before their divorce was official
Three KLM engineers working on Schiphol-Oost hangars 11 and 14 and four other suspects were sentenced for trying to smuggle cocaine from the Antilles, concealed in hidden compartments in airplanes, in 2013 and 2014. The suspects received prison sentences between of 1 and 2.5 years, with one case of 240 hours of community service and a conditionally suspended prison sentence
The high security court sentenced Azzedine C., the prime suspect in the largest jihad trial in the Netherlands so far, to six years in prison on Thursday. The other eight suspects were also given prison sentences of varying length
Former European parliamentarian Daniel van der Stoep was convicted and sentenced by a court in the Hague on Tuesday for trying to lure three underage girls into a sexual relationship in exchange for money, smartphones and clothing. In one case he was also willing to provide cocaine to one of the girls, with the court determining he was also guilty of repeatedly possessing the drug.
Dutch rap recording artist Ismael Houllich, better known as “Ismo,” was acquitted of a charge brought against him regarding lyrics that may have maligned Jewish people and gay people. The Breda court ruled that two specific lines from the song, “Eenmans,” were not proven as insulting.
An Amsterdam man was found guilty on Tuesday of drugging three gay men, then stealing their debit cards. The court in Arnhem said the thefts were of a "professional and sophisticated manner," and sentenced the "very calculating perpetrator" to a total of ten years in prison after also finding him guilty of robbing eight other men without debilitating them.
FC Utrecht's 21-year-old accountant and his 20 year old brother were convicted for embezzling 77,500 euros from the football club's safe by the court in Midden Nederland on Monday. Both men were sentenced to 8 months in prison, 4 of which conditionally suspended.
Three men were sentenced on appeal to 20 years in prison each for the murder of 12 year old Danny Gubbels in Breda in 2010. The sentences are equal to what the Public Prosecutor demanded.
Facebook is taking the 21 year old woman from Werkendam involved in the revenge porn case to court because the company does not want to allow a Dutch forensic IT investigator access to there systems.
A court judge has ruled in favor of a municipality when the judge imposed a 24,000 euro fine on a man and his adult son after renting out their property via Airbnb. The municipality reported had them fined because they has rented out their house on Zwanenburgwal to tourists. De Telegraaf noted that the tourists had paid dearly for the house.
Student housing organization Duwo has finally managed to kick out a tenant who has been living in a dorm in the student residence Uilenstede in Amstelveen for no less than 30 years. And it only took two appearances in court to do so.
Mario D., the driver of the monster truck involved in the fatal accident in Haaksbergen in September last year, was driving too fast, made steering mistakes and braked too late. And all this in a too small area.
Dutch brothel owners must speak at least one common language with the sex workers they rent space to, according to a Thursday ruling handed down by the European Court of Justice. The court made the decision as it is a way to guarantee the safety of the women, reduction of human trafficking, and to help prevent pimping.
Two police detectives accused of drawing their weapons and opening fire on two cars in Schiedam were sent to prison for 18 months each, according to newswire ANP. The two were accused of attempted manslaughter, filing a false report and perjury following the March 26, 2013 incident.
An organization that governs 32 public elementary schools in Utrecht says that Sinterklaas celebrations in the schools will no longer include the maligned blackface character Zwarte Piet. "An important principle of public primary education in Utrecht is that everyone is equal," the organization SPO Utrecht stated on Wednesday.