Morning newspapers - 5 December 2006

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De Telegraaf, Jesse surprised intruder

De Telegraaf

Jesse surprised intruder

The eight-year-old Jesse Dingemans was murdered because he unintentionally caught the 22-year-old J. C. on school grounds, Brabant detectives said in Monday's remand hearing.

De Volkskrant

CDA prepared for pardon in new Cabinet

The CDA would consider a general pardon for rejected asylum seekers in a new Cabinet with the left-wing parties, CDA party sources have said. In the present coalition with the Liberal VVD, the CDA would not be prepared to support a temporary freeze on deportations, as urged by the opposition left-wing in anticipation of a general amnesty.

Utrecht police involve civilians in investigations

Utrecht regional police want the public to become actively involved in police investigations. In a trial project, an old unsolved murder case will be placed on the internet. The public can give the police tips, ideas and theories via the website It means the public can start to play detective. The website went live on Monday night.

Newspaper Nederlands Dagblad said the case dates back to 1995 and involves the murder of the 18-year-old Sjaak Gerwig of Utrecht.


Julien a walking time bomb

Julien C. was described three years ago by a psychologist as "walking time bomb". C. is suspected of killing Jesse Dingemans in Hoogerheide.


Elderly policy out of date

Tomorrow's elderly generation are much healthier, have more means, are more independent and better educated that before. They can — and often want — to work longer. But present policies do not match this group of elderly citizens, the Verwey-Jonker Instituut said. The institute was working on commission of the elderly healthcare thinktank, ILC Zorg voor Later.

Financieele Dagblad

ING considers abandoning Postbank brand

ING is investigating whether the Postbank and ING brands can exist alongside each other. The insurer is undergoing a deep analysis of its strategy for individuals and small and medium-sized companies. Advice bureau McKinsey has been investigating the future of the retail-wing of ING for a couple of months.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2006]

Subject: Dutch news

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