The Dutch government is committing an extra 10 million euros to making HIV prevention and AIDS inhibitors more accessible to vulnerable groups, such as men who have sex with other men, drug users, trans people, young people and sex workers. In the coming years, the amount will be invested in supporting these vulnerable groups in regions where HIV is still spreading, Minister Sigrid Kaag of Development Cooperation announced at the AIDS 2018 conference in Amsterdam on Monday, RTL Nieuws reports.
A 17-year old youth prevented an armed robber from entering his house in Voorschoten on Saturday evening.
Six prostitution boats at het Zandpad in the city of Utrecht have to close their windows by Thursday. The two owners of 24 windows are suspected of human trafficking and will lose their permit.
A major technical failure affected several Dutch banks on Friday. Last Wednesday ING Bank customers also had to deal with an interruption when their bank accounts showed incorrect balances.
The Dutch Railway, Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), and the railway administrator ProRail are investigating the possibility of measuring heat in the Schipholtunnel. This should prevent the now regular interruptions in rail traffic caused by smoke detection alarms.