The lawyers of the suspects in the murder of Dutch couple Ingrid Visser and Louis Severein were unable to reached a settlement agreement with the prosecutors, according to Spanish media. The defense wants a 20 year prison sentence for the three main suspects, while the prosecutors want 50 years for murder. No compromise could be reached
The Netherlands baseball team won the European championship for the 22nd time on Sunday by beating Spain 3-2 in the finals in Hoofddorp
The opening evening of the International Fireworks Festival Scheveningen on Friday drew over 80 thousand visitors, the organization announced. The festival kicked off by firework displays from the Netherlands and Belgium.
Dutch teenager Rick van Beijnen passed away on Monday after a quad bike accident on the Spanish island of Mallorca, a family member confirmed to Omroep Brabant.
A man and woman were arrested in Spain last week in connection with a large international investigation into child trafficking and exploitation. The investigation was launched in Amsterdam last year when the Dutch police noticed that kids were being used for pickpocketing, shoplifting and thefts in the city, the police announced on Wednesday.
More Dutch are choosing to stay in the Netherlands for their summer vacation, according to a survey done by the Dutch board of tourism and conventions NBTC-NIPO
Indonesian authorities will not seek the death penalty against the heir to the family behind Albert Heijn grocery stores. Djaï Heijn is suspected of dealing, importing, producing and using marijuana a court in the island country heard on Monday, according to RTL Nieuws.
Barcelona will dedicate a space to Dutch football legend Johan Cruijff in the renewed Camp Nou, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bertomeu announced along with plans for a colossal renovation to the stadium
The police raided several addresses in The Hague, including at the caravan center on Tom Mandersstraat, at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning as part of a large drug investigation. Two people were arrested, on in Spain the other in The Hague
The Spanish police arrested several Dutch people who form part of a Drug trafficking ring smuggling between Malaga and the Netherlands. More than 500 kilos of drugs were seized
Dutch students Joost Opstelten and Kees Schouten survived a fatal bus crash in Spain on Sunday morning unharmed. At least 13 people were killed and some 40 others injured. Joost and Kees were the only two Dutch on board.
A number of Dutch ministers expressed their disgust at the behavior of a group of PSV fans in Madrid, Spain. Prime Minister Mark Rutte did so in person to his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy in Brussels, where the two are attending a EU summit on an asylum agreement with Turkey.
A human rights group in Spain called on the Spanish prosecutor for hate crimes and discrimination to investigate an incident of PSV fans throwing change at a group of homeless Romani women in Madrid and cheering as they scrambled for the money.
A group of PSV supporters caused a commotion in the Spanish capital of Madrid on Tuesday by throwing money at a number of female beggars and cheering as the women scrambled for the coins.
A recyclable cardboard camping tent designed by three Delft students, is taking European festivals by storms. These tents are now available for festivals in Belgium, France and Spain. And talks are ongoing with Canada and Sweden.
Some 200 people, including 50 Dutch, were arrested last week in a massive European investigation into so-called money mules - people who make their bank accounts available for criminals to hide their money in
Wind generated electricity in the Netherlands increased by nearly 20 percent last year, thereby accounting for more than half of the 13 billion kilowatt hours of electricity produced from renewable sources, Statistics Netherlands reports.
The Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain decided not to lend two paintings to the Noordbrabants Museum in s-Hertogenbosch for its Hieronymus Bosch exhibition. The Prado Museum decided to go back on its agreement to lend the two paintings because it is furious that Dutch experts judged them to be replica's, instead of works done by Bosch himself
Dutch football association KNVB will cast its vote for Gianni Infantino to become the next president of international football governing body FIFA. Infantino, 45, is the current General Secretary of UEFA, which oversees the sport in Europe.
Four Dutch people were arrested in Spain after the police discovered three cannabis plantations in their rented accommodations. According to the Spanish police, the investigation into these Dutch suspects started in July last year, when Dutch authorities asked Spain for help to track down "two members of a gang" suspected of involvement with several murders in the Netherlands.
Dutch man Romano van der Dussen was released from the prison on Mallocra, Spain on Thursday afternoon, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed. He was imprisoned there for twelve years after being convicted of rape and attempted rape, before a Spanish court acquitted him on Wednesday.
The Netherlands is happy with the Spanish Supreme Court's decision to over turn the rape conviction against Dutchman Romano van der Dussen. "It took a long time, but finally there is clarity", Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs said. "I am relieved and pleased for Mr. Van der Dussen."
A Dutch man sent to prison in Spain 12 years ago for rape was acquitted on appeal Wednesday after the highest court in Spain threw out his conviction, according to broadcaster NOS. Van der Dussen was convicted of raping one woman in Fuengirola, and the sexual assault and robbery of two others at a fairground. All three attacks happened in August 2003.
Three Dutch people were killed in traffic accidents on the Spanish holiday island of Lanzarote this past week. The latest victim is a 68-year-old woman from Veldhoven