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Government thanks MH17 emergency workers

Next week the government will be expressing its appreciation and gratitude for the emergency workers and volunteers for their ...

News item | 11-12-2014

294 victims onboard flight MH17 identified

Another two of the victims of the MH17 plane crash were identified this week. One of them has Dutch nationality and one another ...

News item | 11-12-2014

State settles with the Stichting de Thuiskopie (Home Copy Foundation) on remuneration for private copies

The State and the Home Copy Foundation have ended their dispute over the amount of the charge for private copies for the period ...

News item | 08-12-2014

Total of 292 victims of MH17 air disaster now identified

This week a further 3 victims of the MH17 air disaster have been identified. Of these 3 victims, 1 was a Dutch national and 2 were ...

News item | 05-12-2014

Banks and public authorities continue joint approach to financial-economic crime

The number of ram raids and gas attacks on ATMs fell during the first ten months of this year by almost 70% compared to the same ...

News item | 03-12-2014

Arrival of plane carrying MH17 victims

On Friday 28 November at around 4.00 pm, a Dutch military transport plane carrying victims of the MH17 air disaster will arrive at ...

News item | 26-11-2014

Opstelten: more stringent screening for the possession of firearms

Those applying for a firearms licence will be subject to more stringent screening. The private possession of firearms and ...

News item | 25-11-2014

Inspectorate: approach to robberies successful

The national approach to robbery crime has contributed to the good results achieved so far. The integrated approach, in which all ...

News item | 25-11-2014

WODC study: Security and Justice policy plays an important role in decreased recidivism

Between 2002 and 2010, recidivism amongst adult prisoners dropped by nearly ten per cent. The goal which was set for this period ...

News item | 24-11-2014

Legislative proposal on faster execution of sentences submitted to House of Representatives

To rule out the possibility of convicted persons undergoing their sentences late or not in full, or even evading them entirely, ...

News item | 24-11-2014