Terrace De Werf in the Zeeland town of Veere is the best terrace in the Netherlands, according to the annual Top 100 ranking by Misset Horeca. Brasa in Purmerend and Pelle's in Deurningen took second and third place. Amsterdam's first spot on the ranking is in 8th place with terrace Barca.
Cocaine smuggling in various of the Netherlands' coastal areas is increasing considerably, according to the mayors of these areas. The problem is a "big and growing concern" and doesn't get enough priority, Rob van der Zwaag, mayor of Veere and chairman of the Association of Zeeland Municipalities, said to the Telegraaf.
Brasserie Staverden in the Gelderland village of Staverden won first place in Misset Horeca's top 100 terraces in the Netherlands. The jury praised Brasserie Staverden for its beautiful terrace, warm hospitality and enthusiastic staff.
The police and Public Prosecutor are investigating the the death of a baby, who died of what seems to be abuse in a Rotterdam hospital two weeks ago. His parents were arrested on Tuesday, the police said in a statement.
A significant historical place in the country may possibly close due to reduced government budget, according to volunteers in charge of the museum in Veere.