The Dutch Labour Party (PvdA) is concerned with the attitude towards homosexuality in conservative religious circles. MP Keklik Yücel says that more efforts must be made to increase acceptance of gay people among Muslim and religious Protestant communities, according to Het Parool.
The police ignored all the signals on the psychological problems of Ridderhof-shooter Tristan van der Vlis. Not only when granting him weapon licenses, but also twice afterwards in its renewal. This was the argument of the lawyers on behalf of 51 victims of the shooting in the court in the Hague this morning.
According to Statistics Netherlands, 1,854 people in the Netherlands committed suicide in 2013, 101 more than in 2012. This is the sixth consecutive year that the number of suicides increased.
One of the largest international webcam-sex cases could have been solved much earlier if the Dutch police had done an more intensive investigation, television programme Zembla reported.
Mark van N., the dentist who confessed to killing his wife and mutilated the death of some 100 patients, wants to die.
Doctors in the Netherlands assisted 4,829 people to commit suicide in 2013, representing a 15% percent increase over 2012. The vast majority of cases involved patients suffering with cancer or unbearable pain, according to a report published by the five regional review committees.
In the investigation into suspected sex offender Aydin C. from Oisterwijk, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) used keylogger software to patch together the case against the man who is suspected of seducing Canadian Amanda Todd, Nieuwsuur reports.
The four culprits of a triple murder in Purmerland in North Holland were convicted to sentences between ten and 20 yeas yesterday. The suspects killed three people at different times with a machine gun.
The elderly couple that were found dead in their homes in Middenbeemster on Tuesday night committed suicide. The police earlier thought that the couple were killed.
In the last few years, there have been more than 500 reports of honor killing in the Netherlands. In 2013, the number even rose. These incidents take the form of abuse, rape, kidnapping or murder, and are all in the effort to avenge someone.
The Public Prosecution Authority in the Netherlands will leave the prosecution of the 35-year old Aydan C. from Oisterwijk to Canadian authorities.
The ex-ABN Amro manager Jan Peter Schittmann (57), whose body was found together with his 57-year old wife's and his 22-year old daughter's, is now determined as the killer of his family. Schittmann suffered from depression.
Pinkpop organizer Jan Smeets is still expecting the Rolling Stones to perform at the festival in Landgraaf, he tells Show Vandaag. There was some doubt as to whether the band would want to perform due to the death of Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott.
An ex-train driver is calling attention to the lack of empathy given to conductors in train accidents.
The two men who were ran over by a train on Sunday, are now thought to have planned it as a "double suicide", de Week Krant reports.
A body was found on Monday evening in the waters of a pond in the Sonsbeeckpark in Breda.
Authorities have revoked the permit of a psychologist of whom an anorexic patient committed suicide in 2011.
Ernst Jansen Steur has been sentenced to 3 years in prison following a negligence hearing yesterday.
A 41-year old Dutchman was shot and killed in Poland on Sunday, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The man was shot by the ex of his partner, reported Polish media
The father who killed his 3-year-old daughter last week in Reuver, committed suicide an hour and a half later, determined the forensic doctor, based on the difference in body temperature
In Helmond, two officers were injured by a fire in a home. The resident had possibly turned on the gas . The officer suffered minor burns to their arms and face. The resident was killed.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the commotion around Zwarte Piet, Greenpeace still trying to free their crew, Netherlands and Russia trying resolve their recent issues with one another, and of course the American NSA
Following the commotion around a General Practitioner from Tuitjenhorn, who was suspended by the IGZ after he applied a palliative sedation, the Healthcare Inspectorate will talk with a number of professional organizations in the medical sector about responsible end-of-life care. The doctor later committed suicide.
The man who was killed on the A1 on Monday morning committed suicide, concluded the police after investigating the collision. The man walked on the freeway near his car, which he parked on the emergency lane.