8 November 2006 - afternoon
Het Parool, Prosecution wants to ban Hells Angels
Prosecution wants to ban Hells Angels
The public prosecution wants to ban the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands. The public prosecution office has lodged submissions at six courts requesting the dissolution of the gang's associations and foundations.
Grenade hits PCM printing office
A rocket propelled grenade was fired at the printer of newspaper firm PCM on the Van der Madeweg near the A10 motorway in Amsterdam on Tuesday night. No injuries were reported.
Conflict between provinces and municipalities
The provinces are threatening to suspend discussions with municipalities if they accept a publication which calls for restrictions to the role of the provinces in favour of municipalities. The inter-provincial discussion body (IPO) urged the Dutch association of municipalities VNG against implementing the VNG publication into policy.
[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2006]
Subject: Dutch news