President of outlaw motorcycle gang No Surrender, Klaas Otto, barely survived an assassination attempt in Belgium last weekend, De Telegraaf reports with police confirmation. Otto had an appointment with a man already known to him, but upon entering the meeting, the man pulled out a gun and tried to shoot him in the head, the "General" of No Surrender states.
The resistance against the appointment of candidate Guido van Woerkom as Ombudsman in The Hague has heated up after a new racism claim. His appointment was set for today, but has stalled.
Two Dutch women went missing in Panama last week. President Ricardo Martinelli has emphasized that the country is doing everything to find them. During a press conference on Sunday, Martinelli thanked the Dutch embassy "for the confidence" during the search party, De Telegraaf reports.
On Thursday, Marion Gout, president-director of Prorail, announced her departure from the company. She was allegedly informed of a 'disastrous' article in De Telegraaf newspaper of Friday.
Three members of the Bandidos motorcycle club were arrested on Wednesday afternoon in Geleen by the police due to breaking the Arms and Ammunition Law. Three of the Bandidos' cars were also seized, and will be investigated.
The Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis(CPB) has been accused of issuing propagandistic information before election time.