Protesters who have occupied the University of Amsterdam’s Bungehuis building in the city center will have to leave the building or pay a penalty of 1,000 euros per person per day, a court in Amsterdam ruled on Thursday. The hearing took place after the university sued the protesters, hoping to fine the occupants 100,000 each, every day they remained in the building
The lawsuit against suspected terrorists Oussama C., Azzedine C. and Rudolph H. will only be tried in September, because many of the about 50 witnesses still need to be questioned, AD reports.
Members of parliament Jeroen Recourt (PvdA) and Ard van der Steur (VVD) presented on Wednesday a new law on child support that they hope will make alimony rules fairer and clearer, de Volkskrant reports.
Talks between the workers' union and V&D store management ended Tuesday without an agreement on a wage cut deal the managers say is crucial to the story remaining open and regaining its financial footing.
US-based taxi application Uber is now making their services available in Utrecht despite a ban put in place against one of the company's schemes in the Netherlands. The company does not only offer the regular UberBLACK service but the forbidden UberPOP as well, Uber stated on Tuesday. The application is now available in the four largest cities in the Randstad area.
V&D will shrink each of its 63 branches in return for the landlords of V&D department stores handing in 25 million euro in rent. That is the result of the final meeting between V&D and the landlords of its stores. V&D owner Sun Capital still hast to approve this agreement.
V&D will face its third lawsuit in a short time. Unions FNV and CNV is going to court on behalf of V&D employees to challenge the forced pay cut of 5.8 percent as well as a number of other measures such as surrendering holiday days, the Volkskrant reports.
Stunt driver Mario Doornink, who killed three people and injured 28 in an accident during a stunt last year, doesn't know whether he will ever drive his monster truck again. He spoke to the AD about the incident.
Hundreds of taxi drivers in Amsterdam are threatening to take matters into their own hands if the government does not do something about the controversial taxi service Uber. Among other things, the taxi drivers are considering blocking the roads for illegal drivers.
The driver of the monster truck that fatally drove into the crowd during an automotive show in Haaksbergen could soon be back in his vehicle. The truck, however, is not yet being returned to stuntman Mario D., but to the Waarborgfonds Motorverkeer (Motor Traffic Guarantee Fund), determined a court in Almelo. The stuntman was also responsible for a poorly executed stunt which led to the injury of a young girl.
According to a majority in the Second Chambers, poor performing judges should be handled more severely. If they do not preform, they must be transferred or demoted.
A criminal investigation into a West Brabant waste management firm led to the arrest of three of the company’s directors on Monday, reports the Dutch Public Prosecutor (OM). The trio are allegedly responsible for directing the mixing of hazardous waste with fuel oil sold for heating and combustion plants at greenhouses and on ships.
On Saturday the court ruled that people in Amsterdam do not have to enter their license plate number into the parking meter.
Suspects with two Dutch parents receive a prison sentence less often than suspects whose parents aren't both Dutch. The prison sentences for people who don't have two Dutch parents are also often longer than the sentences for people whose parents are both Dutch.
The Ukraine is turning to the Dutch court to claim the treasures of four museums in the Crimea, the Volkskrant reports. These treasures were exhibited in the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam last summer. The state itself announced today as an interested party in the legal proceedings that the four Crimean museums filed against the Allard Pierson.
Surviving family members of two robbers shot during a jewelry store heist are demanding the prosecution of the woman who killed the pair. A lawyer representing the family is calling for an Article 12 procedure with a court assigned to examine the deaths.
The court in Utrecht ruled today that the Brinks Nederland employee strike may continue at this time.
A court in Den Bosch denied a request by defense attorneys to dismiss the judges assigned to the trial of Jos de G. The man is accused of the 1995 rape and murder of 15-year-old Nicole van den Hurk.
Sports car manufacturer Spyker declared bankruptcy Thursday after years of financial turmoil following the firm’s failed attempt to revive Swedish automaker Saab. The Dutch firm filed for voluntary financial restructuring earlier in December.
PVV leader Geert Wilders finds it "incomprehensible" that the Public Prosecutor has decided to prosecute him, he said to ANP. The Public Prosecutor announced earlier today that Wilders will be prosecuted on the charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred.
The Public Prosecutor in the Hague has decided to prosecute Geert Wilders (PVV) on the charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred.
During an appeal in the court in the Hague, the Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year prison sentence for a 23 year old suspect who planned to travel to Syria to join the international jihad.
Seven students who were found in possession of stolen exams from the Rotterdam school IBN Ghaldounwere, were sentenced to community service. The court previously found seven guilty of theft and pilferage, while five other students were acquitted.
The Leeuwarden Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday that 29 year-old Alasam S. will serve a six year prison sentence and undergo compulsory psychiatric treatment. The appeal resulted in a 22 year reduction on the original sentence of 28 years imprisonment.