Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema's son was arrested in July. He was caught in connection with an armed burglary, and police officers in the city fear that the case will be covered up, the Telegraaf wrote on Wednesday. That is not what happened, the mayor argued in a public letter and translated below.
Criminal Iliass K. ordered a group of criminals from within his prison cell to commit an attack on the editorial office of De Telegraaf in Amsterdam last year. He did this with the help of phones smuggled into the prison, De Telegraaf writes based on confidential documents from an investigation file around what seems to be a kind of employment agency for organized crime that the police busted in April
One of the men arrested in connection with the murder of Reduan B., brother to Nabil B. - a key witness in a number of Utrecht and Amsterdam assassination cases, is a member of te Caloh Wagoh Main Triad motorcycle club. The suspect arrested for firing a rocket launcher at the building housing Panorama and Nieuwe Revu in Amsterdam last week, is also a member of this club, a source told the Telegraaf.
The police managed to track the routes taken by both vehicles used in an attack on De Telegraaf building on Basisweg in Amsterdam early on Tuesday morning. Both the white Volkswagen Caddy used to crash into the building, and the black Audi A5 RS used as a getaway car were stolen and had fake license plates put on them, the police said in a statement.
The police believe they found the getaway car used in an attack on De Telegraaf building on Basisweg in Amsterdam. The car was found burning in a parking lot on Noordkaperweg in Amsterdam Noord early on Wednesday morning.
According to the police, a loud bang was heard from the parking lot, located close to the 'Volendam-Hengelo' onramp to the A10 highway, around 4:00 a.m. When the police went to investigate, they found a burning Audi. "The detectives assume that the perpetrators fled in this car yesterday", the police said in a statement.
De Telegraaf released surveillance camera footage of a van crashing into the newspaper's building on Basisweg in Amsterdam around 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
The video shows a white Volkswagen Caddy carefully driving between concrete flower boxes and crashing into the door. The van reverses, and crashes into the building again. A man gets out, open the van's back doors and throws something into the van, which causes the van to catch fire, before running off.
"A slap in the face of the free press and the Dutch democracy", Prime Minister Mark Rutte said about an incident in which a car crashed into the building of newspaper De Telegraaf on Basisweg in Amsterdam on Tuesday morning. He called it a "targeted action" on Twitter.
"Much is still unclear, but we are alert and vigilant and the police are doing everything in their power to catch the perpetrator(s)", Rutte said.
A van crashed through the front door of the building that houses newspaper De Telegraaf on Basisweg in Amsterdam around 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The vehicle went up in flames, causing a large amount of damage to the building, a spokesperson for the police said to NU.nl. No one was injured.
"The flames came up to 14 meters high out of the van, badly damaging the building. A window in the facade was destroyed by the vehicle, the rest were blown out by the heat of the fire", the police spokesperson said. Firefighters managed to get the fire under control quickly.
A Syrian family of 6 that have been dropped off by a German bus driver at the Amsterdam Dockyard, have ended up inside the main hall of De Telegraaf, reported the broadcaster. De Telegraaf reported the man saying, “He had no idea where to go in our country. He was only to told to go the police”, which are reported to be failing miserably.
Notorious criminal boss Willem Holleeder can be linked to another assassination attempt in the criminal underworld. Holleeder has been in custody since December on suspicion of involvement in the assassinations of Kees Houtman and Thomas van der Bijl.
The Telegraaf Media Group, publisher of the newspaper De Telegraaf, suffered a loss of 38.09 million euros last year, compared to a profit of 177.9 million euros in 2013. The revenue also decreased from 542.2 million euros in 2013 to 514.9 million euros last year, De Telegraaf reports.
The police are reopening the investigation into the death of 25 year old Larissa Dumont from Nieuwveen on May 27th, 1997, after reports in De Telegraaf last year. The initial investigation by the police concluded that Dumont was killed by a bite from her horse.
A disturbed man found his way onto the editorial floor of De Telegraaf in Amsterdam yesterday afternoon. He was escorted out of the building by security and then taken away by the police. Police officers later the discovered that the man was carrying a knife.
Air France-KLM has no intention of demolishing KLM, and thereby putting tens of thousands of jobs in the Netherlands in danger, the airline announced on Sunday.
Former Dutch footballer and manager Johan Cruijff sees Cristiano Ronaldo's Golden Ball Award as an unfair reward for the Portuguese talent. He feels that Ronaldo did not play as good as Toni Kroos for example, and did not deserve the trophy for best player of the year.
Amsterdam district chairman, Achmed Baâdoud, is furious after a shooting this week in Amsterdam Nieuw-West. Beyhan Demirici, a 60-year old woman, was shot dead on her balcony in the Geuzenweld neighbourhood on Wednesday night while she was on standing on the balcony of her apartment.
The morning newspapers were not kind to the Dutch team after the 2-0 defeat in Reykjavik on Tuesday.
The largest Dutch newspaper, De Telegraaf, has appeared in tabloid format for the first time.
The last edition of free newspaper Spits appeared today.
The leader of the Socialist Party in Rotterdam, Leo de Kleijn, wants the same treatment that has been given to anti-Semitism to go towards fighting 'islamophobia'.
De Telegraaf newspaper today contains a full-page ad with calls from several well-known Dutch people to end the rising anti-Semitism in The Netherlands. On the back of the newspaper, in large black lettering is written: "No excuse for anti-Semitism."
The NRC Media group may be sold to De Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG). According to the Financieele Dagblad, TMG wants to take over the media company, and is currently discussing a price.
The front page of today's copy of De Telegraaf newspaper is one big photograph of Pim Fortuyn's killer, Volkert van der Graaf, who recently came out of prison. The paper published the photograph of Van der Graaf on his way to meet his lawyer in Amsterdam. It is the first image that has been published of him since he shot Pim Fortuyn in May 2002.
Geert Wilders is seriously considering that he could be criminally prosecuted for his call for "fewer" Moroccans. The PVV-leader is now readying himself for any lawful action planned against him, and has already got lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops in his corner.