A firebomb was thrown into restaurant Hotel Buiten on Sloterplas in Amsterdam on Friday night. Three employees of the restaurant had to go to hospital with hearing problems after the explosion. "Fortunately no permanent damage to staff or guests, but we are of course very shocked and we have no idea who is responsible for this", the restaurant management said in a letter stuck to the restaurant's door, Het Parool reports.
The mother of a newborn boy whose body was found among some bushes along the Sloterplas in Amsterdam in 2016, was finally identified. The 25-year-old woman from Amsterdam West was arrested on June 13th on suspicion of involvement in her baby's death and hiding his body, the police said in a statement on Wednesday.
After nearly two years of investigation, the police managed to identify the father of a newborn boy found dead in bushes along the Sloterplas in Amsterdam in June 2016. The father of the child is a 30-year-old man, the police said in a statement on Thursday, calling his identification a breakthrough.
The Amsterdam Rescue Brigade previously called on Amsterdam district Nieuw-West to put a beach guard at Sloterplas, chairman Walter Weg said to the Telegraaf. A 5-year-old girl drowned in the Sloterplas on Sunday.
A 5-year-old girl drowned in the Sloterplas in Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon, the police said in a statement.
Emergency services and bystanders launched a search for the little girl around 5:05 p.m., when her mother lost sight of her. After a short search, firefighters and divers pulled the girl out of the water. Attempts to resuscitate her were unsuccessful.
The police believe this was a fatal accident.
Exactly a year after the body of a baby was found hidden in some bushes along the Sloterplas in Amsterdam, the police are still trying to find out what happened to the newborn boy and who his parents are.
The police received more than 125 tips in the case regarding a dead baby found hidden in bushes at Amsterdam's Sloterplas on June 8th, a spokesperson said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. It is unclear whether any of these tips contained useful information.
A DNA investigation on the body of a baby boy found hidden in some bushes at Amsterdam's Sloterplas in June, revealed that the baby boy is most likely descended from North Africa and the northern edges of the Mediterranean sea, the police announced. The baby boy will be buried in Amsterdam on Monday.
The police released more details regarding a baby found dead at Amsterdam's Sloterplas last month on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. Investigating officers hope that information from the public could lead to the discovery of the baby's mother.
Dozens of people participated in a silent march through Amsterdam on Wednesday in honor of a baby that was found dead at the Sloterplas last week
Amsterdam Nieuw-West residents decided to arrange a silent march and vigil for the baby boy whose body was found in bushes near the Sloterplas last week.
The body of a baby was discovered hidden in some bushes on the East bank of the Sloterplas in Amsterdam on Wednesday night, the police reported on Twitter.
The police arrested a 34-year-old man in Purmerend on Thursday night. He is suspected of raping three young women in Amsterdam late in January.
The Public Prosecutor offered a 12,500 euro reward for the tip that leads to the arrest of a man suspected of raping three women in Amsterdam over the cause of four days. The rapes happened late in January on H.J.E Wenckebachweg, Maassluisstraat and Sloterplas.
The city of Amsterdam plans to experiment with a number of measures in an effort to keep the capital a livable environment with the growing number of residents and visitors. One of these measures is making the Nieuwmarkt a car-free zone.