On the first day of the new Fries Museum in Leeuwarden 8,132 visitors showed up to take look at the building and the exhibits. There was no admission fee and the museum was open until 20:00h.
Two children were seriously injured in an accident on a farm in the Frisian Peins. It concerns a 9-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl.
Three people have drowned on Monday in the Netherlands and lost their lives. That was reported by the various police regions.
In the Amsterdam at the IJburg district, a boy of 5 years disappeared under water. This happened at a beach on the Bert Haanstrakade. The victim was resuscitated and was taken to hospital in critical condition. There he died later in the afternoon.
A 17-year-old boy from Leeuwarden got in trouble in a natural water a little north of his hometown. He was removed from the water and resuscitated, but died shortly afterwards in the hospital.
The court in the northern city of Leeuwarden sentenced Jasper S. to 18 years in prison for raping and murdering Marianne Vaatstra in 1999. According to the judge S. was completely sane.
The in 1982 founded Pedophile association Martijn cannot be prohibited anymore; the high court of Leeuwarden ruled this on Tuesday. The case against the association started with an investigation in 2010 and ended with the termination of Martijn in 2012.
Jasper S. confessed the murder of Marianne Vaatstra for the second time during the trial that started on Thursday morning in Leeuwarden.
Parts of the center of Leeuwarden (Friesland) was evacuated after vandals allegedly broke a pipeline by throwing stones at it.