The police released photos of four men murdered in a business premises in Enschede last week. Investigators hope that the public can provide more information about the victims, specifically why they were in the building on Van Leeuwenhoekstraat together and why they were all shot to death, the police said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
Seven men arrested on Thursday were "already a long way" into their plans to commit a terrorist attack in the Netherlands, according to Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus of Justice and Security. "It is very intense that there are people walking around who have this planned for us", he said to RTL Nieuws.
"This is intense, but also good news", Grapperhaus said. "The police and the Public Prosecutor followed the men very closely. They were looking for AK47s and bomb belts, really terribly dangerous stuff."
An investigation was launched into youth institution Pactum and Youth Protection Gelderland following reports that a convicted sex offender managed to have at least three foster children placed with him in 2011, AD and the Gelderlander reports.
The investigation is being done by the Ministries of Security and Justice and Public Health, Welfare and Sports, according to the newspapers.
A repeat sex offender managed to open up a home for foster children five years ago, without anyone realizing that the children were not safe in his custody, Dutch newspapers AD and Gelderlander report based on their own research.
The 99th edition of the annual four-day Nijmegen walking event is underway. The first group of walkers started at 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
A massive 42,684 people from 60 different countries are participating in this year's event, RTL Nieuws reports. Tuesday's route crosses the Waal to the nearby village of Elst. The earliest starters will cover a distance of 50 kilometers, followed by a group that will walk 40 kilometers and finally the 30 kilometer group. A number of police officers and soldiers are also taking part
The court in Arnhem has sentenced 53 year old Fred B. from Huissen to 3 years in prison, one year suspended, for pretending to be a doctor.
Several of the Albert Heijn franchise owners have decided to defy the supermarket chain's national policy to remove Zwarte Piet from advertisements.
Franchise owner Schuytgraaf from Arnhem stated of Facebook that Zwarte Piet will be found in his store in Elst during the coming months. This status update received more than 2 thousand likes. "On 5 December Zwarte Piet will be walking through the store as usual," he says.
As far as franchiser Hans Geveling is concerned, nothing will change in Albert Heijn stores in Huissen, Bemmel, Gendt and Druten.
A fake doctor by the name of Fred B. was apprehended in Huissen this morning. Police are still investigating him and his clinic, the Medisch Center Sanit, according to sources from Omroep Gelderland.