On December 29th, an experiment will start with running night subways in Rotterdam and its surrounding areas. For one year, transit company RET will run subways on all lines for an hour longer on Fridays and Saturdays. This means that the last subway will leave Rotterdam at 1:30 a.m., AD reports.
Two leading members of motorcycle gang No Surrender were arrested in SWAT team raids in The Hague and Pijnacker early on Tuesday morning. They were arrested in connection with an attempted assassination in Ridderkerk in November last year, the Telegraaf reports.
Retail chain C&A is closing four stores in May and June next year, Trouw reports based on a letter the HR director sent to staff members. Affected stores are the store on Vredenburg and in Kanaleneiland in Urecht, as well as stores in Pijacker and NIjverdal.
According to the newspaper, these stores are closing due to their "poor economic results". C&A does not expect the results to improve in the coming years.
Strange sounds heard across the Western Netherlands over the past few weeks has the internet community speculating on what on earth, or outside it, the noises could be.
For the first time in history the 20:00 news was not broadcast last night due to a man forcing himself into the NOS studios demanding airtime. The man, who was carrying a (later identified as) fake pistol, entered the building shortly before 20:00. The police arrested him in a recording studio at about 20:10.
In the wake of the hostage incident at NOS TV station, authorities have said that they would be beefing up security at the Media Park in Hilversum even more.
An armed man tried to hold the production facility of television broadcaster NOS hostage in an unsuccessful attempt to get airtime. Police reportedly captured the man and took him into custody.