The fight that broke out in Renesse between a German group celebrating a bachelor's party and the police who tried to bring them under control over the weekend, was nothing more than an incident, according to Mayor Gerard Rabelink of Schouwen-Duveland. He sees no reason to consider changing the policy in Renesse.
The Netherlands has attracted a record number of tourists this year. According to figures from marketing company NBTC Holland Marketing, responsible for promoting The Netherlands abroad, expects that this year, 12.8 million foreigners will have come to the country for business or pleasure, the NOS reports.
According to recent research, the Germans did not stand in the way of the evacuation of children during the winter famine in the Second World War, but actually helped sending hungry children from the city to the countryside, Het Parool reports.