The main suspect in the case around Wouter van Luijn, who was beaten to death on Mallorca last week, told the authorities that he punched the Dutch tourist because Van Luijn was peeing in the street, NOS reports.
Someone snapped a photo of Sinterklaas peeing against a building in Amsterdam. The photo was sent to community police officer Frank Westerop, who posted it on Twitter on Tuesday.
"Is this what is meant by 'and sprinkle some sweets... in one corner or another'?" the officer jokingly tweeted. He also wondered about whether or not to fine the Sint. "Because I also want something in my shoe later on!"
An inattentive man had an icy bath in Amsterdam early this morning. The man was peeing in the canal on Oudezijds Voorburgwal and fell into the water. He was rushed to the hospital with hypthermia, RTV Noord-Holland reports.
Bystanders saw what happened and called the emergency services. The man was pulled out of the water and resuscitated.
A trauma doctor checked him over at the scene before he was rushed to the hospital.
Meppel has treated the tower of the city's Middle Ages church with a special coating that does not absorb liquids, but instead splashes it away. This is done in an effort to combat public urinators. "This coating, Peeback Mineral, is completely water based and works in a way that ensures that public urinators are left with wet trousers and wet shoes", Eduard Annen of council party Sterk Meppel explained