The class action lawsuit brought by franchisees against Bakker Bart headquarters continues in a court in Arnhem. The popular sandwich chain is facing accusations of excessive greed by more then 50 of the 183 franchisees.
As he outlined his reasons for appealing last month’s verdict in the Zwarte Piet trial, Amsterdam Mayor Eberhardvan der Laan said the embattled blackface tradition will undergo drastic change
The judge's verdict that Zwarte Piet is a 'negative stereotype' is going to be appealed by the 'Pieten guild' in Amsterdam. This verdict was given at the start of July this year. The appeal will be submitted on Wednesday, according to a spokesperson from the guild, Het Parool reports.
The cabinet's attempts to limit the export of benefits from The Netherlands to Morocco are hitting a block. Judges previously banned the lowering of running benefits. Now, the court in Amsterdam has ruled that new benefits have to stay level, De Volkskrant reports.
An investigating judge in Utrecht has remanded the 49-year-old man suspected of causing a boating accident which killed two people on Monday. The suspect is being investigated for manslaughter by the public prosecutor after a judge refused any possibility to charge the man with homicide.
During a pre-trial review in Den Bosch on Thursday, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) dropped the homicide charge against Jos de G., the accused killer of teenaged girl Nicole van den Hurk from Eindhoven. The 15-year-old was found murdered 19 years ago after having been missing for months.
A judge in Amsterdam is set to rule today in the court case against the opponents of Dutch blackface tradition zwarte Piet.
The court in Amsterdam has ruled that Zwarte Piet is harmful towards black people. Mayor Eberhard van der Laan should have taken this into consideration when issuing the permit for the Sinterklaas entrance parade into the city last year.
State Secretary Fred Teeven and the Ministry of Justice have been determined too strict in their policy around the child pardon regulations. The court in The Hague decided yesterday that it is unjust to deny a child asylum if the child has not been visible to the Realm, but only to the municipality.
The Public Prosecutor has called for a twelve year jail sentence in the Zwolle burglary. 23-year-old Evert V is suspected of a fatal break-in in Zwolle that left the occupant the occupant dead.
Today, the court in Paris will deliver a verdict against three of the four men who are suspected of abusing Dutch gay man Wilfred de Bruijn last year. Last month, up to two years jail time was demanded against them.
Police and the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) have re-opened investigations into the case around the former owner of the Hofnarretje child daycare center, Albert Drent, sources tell the NOS.
The Ministry of Justice has demanded a sentence of 12 months, four of which provisional, against 72-year old Robert de B. on Tuesday, who sold fake etchings of artist Anton Heyboer to a gallery-owner in Amsterdam.
An ex-student from the Hogeschool Windesheim in Zwolle has created a hate-website about his former teacher, in which he accuses the teacher of bullying and sadistic practices. He even calls the teacher a "sadistic narcissist."
Dutch rapper Jay Zakelijk (21) from Roermond is going to prison for multiple cases of human trafficking as well as sexual abuse.
The police has now identified 66 victims in the webcam sex abuse case of 40-year old Amsterdam resident, which is ten more than were previously identified.
There seems to be disagreement among the coalition parties about how Geert Wilders should be dealt with.
The Dutch Bonnie & Clyde, Antonio van der P. and Enise B., who were center stage last month in a wild police chase fom Dutch as well as German authorities are now embroiled in a new kidnapping case.
A 44-year old businessman from Amsterdam has been arrested for trying to organize a double assassination, according to the Financieel Dagblad (FD).
Amsterdam-based professional kickboxer has repeatedly found himself on the wrong side of the law in the years leading up to his sentencing hearing today in Amsterdam. A judge in one of the city's courtrooms handed Hari an 18-month prison sentence, of which six months may be suspended, for his role in the assault of Koen Everink at the July 2012 Sensation White party in the Amsterdam ArenA.
The ministry of Education billed the three main suspects in last year's exam fraud at the Islāmic Ibn Ghaldoun in Rotterdam €86,000 for the extra expenses the ministry was confronted with as a result of the theft.
A mistake of the court in Utrecht has resulted in the release of hard criminal Mehmet K. last month, while he still had a prison sentence of five and a half years.
A Judge in The Hague had ruled that ISP's in the Netherlands should unblock The Pirate Bay.