On Tuesday morning the police arrested a 45-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man in the Drenthe town of Hijken on suspicion of fraud with European subsidies. They're suspected of stealing around a million euros by getting subsidies for fake research, the police said in a statement.
Last year the police managed to respond to emergency situations within 15 minutes in 84 percent of cases, according to figures the police announced on Wednesday. That means that the response time was too slow in 16 percent of emergencies, about the same as in 2015. The police's goal is to arrive on time in 90 percent of emergencies.
The Noord-Nederland police received multiple calls from people who believe they've seen three former members of German leftist terrorist group RAF in and around Heereveen
Catawiki has received a total of 75 million euros in investments, the Dutch auction site announced on Wednesday. Investors include investment fund Noord Nederland, Lead Edge Partners, Accel Partners and a number of media entrepreneurs including Willem Sijthoff
Dutch police are considering going on strike during the KNVB Cup final match between PEC Zwolle and FC Groningen at De Kuip on May 3, the Dutch Police Union (NPB) announced on their website. The strike is part of protests for the lack of new collective agreement.
Psychotherapist Benjamin N. (41) will not be prosecuted for involvement in the death of his pregnant wife Swaniek Wouda (39). He is no longer a suspect, The Public Prosecutor Noord-Nederland announced today, De Telegraaf reports.