The Amsterdam court sentenced the members of an Utrecht "assassination squad" to up to eight years in prison on Monday. The sentence is much lower than the up to 17 years the Public Prosecutor demanded in September.
Michelin announced its Bib Gourmand 2017 fr the Benelux region. A total of 134 restaruants in the Netherlands got these honours, 18 of which for the first time. 17 restaurants lost their Bib Gourmand, Misset Horeca reports.
Michelin awards the Bib Gourmand title to restaurants that offers a full menu for no more than 37 euros. A total of 313 restaurants in the Benelux received this honor - 165 in Belgium, 14 in Luxembourg and 134 in the Netherlands.
The following 18 restaruants are new to the list in the Netherlands:
Malaysia airlines flight MH17 was shot down with a BUK missile of the 9M38 series fired from the ground. The missile launching system came from Russia and was afterwards returned to Russia, are the preliminary conclusions of the Joint Investigation team. The missile was fired from a field near Pervommajsk, which was in the hands of pro-Russian separatists
Flight MH17 was shot down by a BUK-missile brought to the Ukraine from Russia, prosecutor Fred Westerbeke said during a meeting in which the victims' relatives are being informed on the preliminary criminal investigation results, both NOS and RTL Nieuws reports. The relatives are the first to here the results, which will then be shared at a press conference.
A couple from Nieuwegein is suspected of running an operation for years in which they melted stole jewelry into gold bars and then selling it
The municipality of Nieuwegein will not be allowed to experiment with serving alcohol in hairdressers, or other versions of service-bar hybrids, the court in Utrecht ruled on Thursday. The lawsuit to stop this experiment was filed by the Slijtersunie.
A more or less accidental drugs find led during a burglary investigation in Nieuwegein, led to the arrest of one drunk scooter driving man on Thursday morning, the police reports.
A cannabis plantation consisting of about 450 plants was discovered in a technical space of the Plettenburgse bridge in Nieuwegein on Thursday morning
Three video bloggers were arrested for arson in Leeuwarden on Friday after the set a caravan on fire for a video on their YouTube channel StukTV. A car was also badly damaged by the fire. The bloggers are from Beverwijk, Uden and Nieuwegein
The Public Prosecutor connected eight suspects arrested in Nieuwegein and Tiel in July last year to two assassinations in 2014. The "assassination squad"s bookkeeping showed that they made payments to the gunmen in the two assassinations, the prosecutor said in court on Thursday
Nieuwegein approved the opening of an asylum center in the former nursing home Zuilenstein on Monday night. This asylum center will provide a temporary home to up to 140 asylum refugees who have been given a residency permit.
The photos of five persons of interest possibly connected to a large weapons seizure over the summer may also be targets of an assassination plot, the Telegraaf reported on Thursday based on information from an anonymous source. Investigators discovered 60 handguns of various type, 36 automatic weapons, a sizable amount of ammunition and nine hand grenades at a warehouse in Nieuwegein this past July, police retold on their weekly television broadcast regarding ongoing criminal investigations.
The police fired shots at an unspecified number of fleeing suspects after a break in at a supermarket in Nieuwegein during the early hours of Thursday morning.
The police have identified the man killed in Huizen on Wednesday as a 59 year old man from Huizen. According to the police, so far the investigation has not revealed any indications that this murder is related to the series of gang related assassinations of past few years.
Helpful bystanders managed to fish a man and his mobility scooter out of the water in Nieuwegein on Sunday afternoon. The police expressed their thanks for the bystanders' speedy intervention on Twitter.
The police and Public Prosecutor discovered an "unprecedented amount" of firearms in a warehouse in Nieuwegein last week, the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday.
The MH17 memorial in Nieuwegein started at 2:00 p.m. About 1,300 relatives and friends of the victims have gathered at the convention center to commemorate the disaster, which happened one year ago today.
Today exactly a year a go Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed down on eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers aboard. The people of the Ukraine will be memorializing the victims today.
One man was injured in a shooting in Utrecht on Sunday night. Two suspects have been arrested
A friend and associate of assassinated Dutch-Turkish criminal Baris Onder was transferred from the prison in Nieuwegein to another, secret location on Thursday. This was done for his own safety - there is a danger of an attack on his life.
A prison guard working at the prison in Nieuwegein has been suspended because of a sexual affair with one of the prisoners, AD reports.
The police arrested four debit card fraudsters in The Hague on Saturday around 11:15 a.m. The four were trying to sneak a peak while a customer entered a pin code and then steal the card, the police reports.
On the 10th of November, there will be a national commemoration ceremony for all 298 passengers lost in the tragic Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announces Tuesday, Omroep Brabant reports.
King Willem-Alexander says that he is deeply saddened by the tragic fate of flight MH17. In a speech at a gathering for the families of the victims in Nieuwegein, the Dutch King spoke on behalf of the Royal Family about the next steps to take as a country as well as a society.