The three-week search party for the missing Dutch man who went missing off Sheep's Head Peninsula has been stopped by the Irish Coast Guard.
The round-up of some of this week's most noteworthy events and news stories features the debate around switching off freeway lights, the Netherlands having the fastest internet in Europe, three Dutch arrested in UAE for espionage, the Dutch army using by NSA encrypted phones, 1,200 kg heroin discovered in tomato paste, police hunting a missing man, Polare bookstores closing because of money problems, and an Amsterdam alderman who got beat protecting women on a tram.
Police are looking for 50-year-old Henk Vierwind, who has been missing since December 6. Apeldoorn police searched his home and property on the Mildert in Nederweert for clues on Monday. Witnesses are requested to come forward.
The ex-husband of Claudia Oskam from Zevenbergen, who has been missing since Friday, was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of involvement in her disappearance, reported the police.
The Belgian authorities have issued a 'missing person alert'. 4-year-old toddler Caroline Lennertz from Eupen may be in The Netherlands with her father, Roger.
Police received twenty tips after the broadcast of "Opsporing Verzocht" on the Heul Girl, who was murdered in 1976. A spokesperson calls it an excellent result
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the string of incidents at the end of the Netherlands-Russia year-of-friendship, a missing Amersfoort Labour councilor, the impact of heavy rainfall with millions in damages in its wake and Greenpeace' tireless effort to free their crew from a Murmansk prison.
The Amerfoort Labour councilor Ramon Smits Alvarez is now internationally registered as missing.
Mayor Bolsius of Amersfoort called missing Labour councilor Ramon Smits Alvarez to turn himself in.
The Amersfoort Labour councilor Ramon Smits Alvarez (34) has been missing since Thursday afternoon. He left home with an unknown destination, according to the police.