Mayor Pauline Krikke of The Hague was convinced that the New Year's bonfires on the Scheveningen and Duindorp beaches "could safely burn", she said to her city council on Wednesday. A sea of sparks blown from the Scheveningen bonfire caused multiple fires in Scheveningen over New Year's.
A 41-year-old man suspected of murdering and dismembering his partner, yoga instructor Julia Leda, in Scheveningen, must go to the Pieter Baan Center for psychiatric examination, the court ruled during the first hearing in this case on Wednesday, ANP reports.
It was also revealed in court that the man, Andrei K. from Russia, wanted to commit suicide when the police showed up at his house on January 11th.
The State Service for Cultural Heritage granted a total of 54.5 million euros in subsidies to the owners of national monuments for their maintenance and conservation. The largest subsidies went to two important and historical churches