Hard drugs were used at a party that ended in a 29-year-old man found dead in a swimming pool and another man found unconscious and critically injured on a farm in Milheeze, Noord-Brabant on Sunday morning, the police said in a statement. According to the police, it is not yet clear whether drug use resulted in the victims' death and injuries.
The police had to clear out a conference center in Zaandam during the early hours of Tuesday morning, after a party attended by 300 to 400 Eritreans from across the country turned into brawls, NOS reports.
The evacuated Eritreans spread over the center of Zaandam afterwards. The police deployed a helicopter to keep an eye on the situation, according to news wire ANP.
A 21-year-old man from Rheden was found dead in a small meadow in the Twente town of Hegnevelde on Sunday morning. According to the police, he died in an accident.
As the kickoff for the 20th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event approaches, the City of Amsterdam is asking party-goers to pay particularly close attention to the safe use of narcotics, and the laws regarding drug use in the Netherlands. The information is being distributed in five different languages, and just days after an alert was issued for ecstasy tabs with the ADE logo that carry a dangerously high amount of the substance MDMA.
About 100 thousand people flocked to the center of Eindhoven to celebrate PSV's championship in a festive and friendly manner, NOS reports.
Police released photos of one of the four young men who are suspected of abusing a 48-year old NS conductor on Abcoude station on April 4th. Several television programs have also released security camera footage from Holendrecht train station where the suspect was seen, police press release states.
For the third time in since late December a PVV party official resigned from the party. Jan Kerkhoff, a provincial parliamentarian in North-Brabant, dropped out of the regional section of PVV because of his dissatisfaction with the party line and his dissatisfaction with party leader Anti-Islamist Geert Wilders.
Illegal house parties held in a clearing in the woods, in an old warehouse or an industrial estate are making a comeback in Brabant.
Geert Wilders has failed to gather enough members for his Parliamentary group. The PVV-leader is two members short of the necessary seven EU member states for a Parliamentary faction to be valid. He hopes to have more success towards the end of the year.
PVV-leader Geert Wilders has recruited Polish party KNP (New Right) for his new faction in the European Parliament. This was announced by the Polish party, Trouw reports.
Police in Amsterdam arrested a total of 212 people during the festivities on King's Day and King's Night, the municipality of Amsterdam reports Sunday.
The traditional pre-party to King's Day, 'Koningsnacht' will be celebrated in Dutch cities like The Hague, Utrecht and Amsterdam. Several hundreds of thousands of partygoers are expected to descend on city centers Friday night.
A few days before the mass-axing of more than 1,200 employees at the Philip Morris cigarette factory in Bergen op Zoom, the company organized a party for the workers, the AD reports.
The first lesbian couples have signed acts for the legal guardianship of their child Tuesday morning in Amsterdam's city hall. From now on, so-named 'other mothers' do not have to go through tedious, costly and difficult adoption procedures to be lawfully recognized as parent.
From the 1st of April, lesbian couples can both lawfully be the mother of their child, without having to go through difficult and expensive procedures.
Three Secret Service agents employed to protect the American president in Amsterdam this week were put on administrative leave and sent home on Sunday after hitting the town for a few drinks, according to those in the know, the Washington Post reports.