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Dozens arrested in Europe raids against human trafficking

20 October 2017 | 0 comments

Europol said Friday that police had arrested dozens across Europe in two coordinated raids against child- and migrant-smuggling networks this month.In an operation carried out across 19 countries from...

Airport noise miscalculation means Schiphol effects to be reanalysed

20 October 2017 | 0 comments

The government has acknowledged that noise levels estimated from air traffic have been miscalculated, broadcaster NOS reports.

30 month jail term for violence against gay couple

20 October 2017 | 0 comments

A 24-year old man has been sentenced to 30 months in jail for abusing two gay men last October, reports RTL Nieuws on Thursday.

Rotterdam man faces eight years in jail for planning terrorist attack

20 October 2017 | 0 comments

A 31-year-old man from Rotterdam should be jailed for eight years for preparing to carry out a terrorist attack in the Netherlands, the public prosecution department said on Thursday.

Muslim police trainee asks for right to wear headscarf in uniform

20 October 2017 | 0 comments

A police cadet from Rotterdam has gone to the Dutch human rights commission to ask for the right to wear a headscarf with her police uniform.

Brush up your language skills with a little Dutch courage

20 October 2017 | 0 comments

A little bit of Dutch courage could be the answer to developing better foreign language skills, according to researchers at Maastricht University, Liverpool University and King’s College London.

May pleads for Brexit deal she can sell at home

19 October 2017 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May pressed EU leaders Thursday for a Brexit deal she can "defend" at home as her counterparts said at a summit in Brussels that there were encouraging signs of progress...

Birds' beaks may evolve to better reach backyard feeders

19 October 2017 | 0 comments

Britain's enthusiasm for backyard bird-feeding may have led some of the nation's feathered friends to evolve bigger beaks in just the past 40 years, researchers said Thursday.The report in the US journal...

Dutch family sells everything to bet on bitcoins

19 October 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch family has sold virtually all they own, including a business, their home, two cars and a motorbike and invested the takings in bitcoin just as the virtual currency is soaring to new heights."We...

Unilever takes hit from hurricanes, strong euro

19 October 2017 | 0 comments

Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch food and consumer products giant, said Thursday that sales were down in the third quarter, hit by the strong euro and economic fallout from the hurricanes in the United States....

New residents to get official warnings about aircraft noise

19 October 2017 | 0 comments

People moving into new homes close to Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport will be warned about aircraft noise before they move in, and the warning will become part of sales contracts, the Haarlems Dagblad has reported.

Amersfoort mayor appeals to minister about deportation of Down’s boy

19 October 2017 | 0 comments

The mayor of Amersfoort has made an urgent appeal to justice minister Stef Blok not to deport a five-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome to Iraq.

Hundreds of foreign criminals opt for early release in exchange for deporta...

19 October 2017 | 0 comments

Hundreds of foreign criminals avoid sitting out their full jail sentence by opting to return to their country of origin instead, the AD reported on Wednesday.

Too many parties and not enough influence spotlighted in political system r...

19 October 2017 | 0 comments

The Dutch political system is fragmented,

Europol urges boosted security for internet of things

18 October 2017 | 0 comments

European police and experts Wednesday warned manufacturers to do their utmost to ensure consumer goods which connect to the internet cannot be easily hacked."Industry needs to pay much more attention...



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