The Probation Service Netherlands is implementing a stricter security regime around extremely dangerous suspects and convicts that pose a severe risk to the safety of probation officers. In some cases, if the posed risk is high enough, it may result in the Probation Service refusing criminals - a first in the history of the service, general manager Johan Bac said to AD.
The municipality of Enschede is taking a number of extra security measures in preparation for various demonstrations scheduled to happen in the city on Sunday. Anti-Islam group Pediga arranged a demonstration for Sunday and a number of anti-fascist groups already announced counter demonstrations.
Extra security measures include a ban on face-covering clothing, the police will be allowed to preventatively search people on the streets, and the demonstration areas will be monitored by cameras, RTL Nieuws reports.
The Hague is putting extra security measures in place for Budget Day next week, paying particular attention to preventing terrorist attacks with vehicles, a spokesperson for the municipality confirmed to NU.nl.
Extra security measures at Schiphol Airport will remain in place for a while longer. That means that so will the long lines and long waiting times. Currently passengers show understanding for the extra security, but that will not be the case for very long, security expert Marco Zannoni said to RTL Nieuws.
EuroPride may start in Amsterdam on Saturday and continue as planned, the court ruled in a lawsuit brought by local residents worried about disturbances and inconvenience. The court rejected all of the residents' objections
Several reports of a terrorist threat in Amsterdam had investigative services in the city on high alert Thursday morning, Mayor Eberhard van der Laan told the General Affairs committee at City Hall. The nature of the threat was not disclosed, but the response to the threat was "scaled down" later in the day, a city council spokesman confirmed to the NL Times.
Thalys passengers may soon be facing extra security screenings on the cross-border trains after the terrorist attacks in Paris.
Amsterdam is calling on its residents to not let fear caused by the attacks in Paris lead them to change their way of life. The threat level in the city has not changed after the attacks and Amsterdam remains calm.
Albert Heijn is concerned about the security of their staff after the supermarket refused to ban Zwarte Piet. A strict Zwarte Piet manual has therefore been sent to all 850 Albert Heijn branches in the country with instructions on how to deal with difficult situations regarding the controversial character.
Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice wants football matches to be more public-friendly and has made arrangement with municipalities, the police, the Public Prosecutor and football association KNVB to achieve this.
NS will deploy more employees on trains and in stations that have an above average number of aggressive incidents, the company announced on its website. NS expects this measure to improve actual safety as well as the feeling of safety of staff and passengers.
Accidents at the toboggan run at theme park Duinrell are "the order of the day", it appears. A woman from Amsterdam took her matter to court after she became injured at the park's attraction. Like a can of worms, dozens of other cases of accidents at the same ride are coming to the foreground.
Mayors of eight Dutch and three Belgian cities are going to come together on Tuesday evening for a summit about jihad fighters after the report that threats of a rising number of returned fighters on European soil warned of possible attacks in the future, the AD reports.
Parliament wants clarification from the Cabinet about how much the Dutch state has invested into the Greek vacation villa of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima. Local media claims that "illegal building" occurred on the grounds, bought by the Dutch state.
Jewish buildings in Amsterdam are going to receive extra security supervision, a decision made by the mayor on advice from the National counter-terrorism coordinator (NCTV).
Obama has arrived in The Hague as the first day of the Nuclear Security Summit is underway.
Strict security measures are in place to make sure that the delegates and other attendees for the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Monday are able to travel safely.
A set of substantial security measures will apply in several areas in Amsterdam until Tuesday, March 25, due to the visits of President Barak Obama and the Chinese President, Xi Jinping.
American president Barack Obama will pay a visit to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Monday, 24 March, prior to the Nuclear Summit in The Hague.
More than 50 world leaders are expected in The Hague in March when the Netherlands is hosting the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS).