Eight year old Sofie spent an entire 60 seconds hanging from a raised boom, meters above the ground, in Spaarndam on Wednesday afternoon. Quite a terrifying experience for bystanders and the lock keeper. But the girl herself was unfazed. She came down with a big smile on her face, Marcel Kraan said, according to NOS.
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. In a new attempt to identify the parents, the police placed a message to the baby's mother at his grave in the Sint Barbara cemetery on Spaarndammerdijk, NU.nl reports.