John de Wolf

Riot police clash with football fans in Rotterdam after Feyenoord lost to Excelsior, 7 May 2017
May 11 '17 08:30

The municipality of Rotterdam decided to ban shops in the city center from selling alcohol on Sunday, when Feyenoord is playing against Heracles for the Dutch title. On Wednesday the police published photos of 12 men suspected of violence during riots in Rotterdam this past Sunday after Feyenoord lost against Excelsior. So far three suspects turned themselves in, according to the Telegraaf.

All 12 men are suspected of public violence. The photos of those who turned themselves in have since been removed from the police site. 

unemployment
Nov 29 '16 12:35

The number of people over 50 receiving unemployment benefits in the Netherlands continues to decline, according to benefits agency UWV on Tuesday. While the entire country is seeing a decline, there are large regional differences, NU.nl reports.

In Friesland the number of people over 50 on unemployment decreased by 13 percent since February. In Noord-Holland and Utrecht, the decline was around 4 percent. 

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