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Train hijacking at De Punt in 1977

The 1977 train hijacking at De Punt, Drenthe, and how it was ended on Saturday 11 June has been the subject of a recent ...

News item | 19-11-2014

More remains and MH17 wreckage recovered

More wreckage from MH17 was salvaged from the crash site in eastern Ukraine today. Human remains were also found.

News item | 17-11-2014

One in four burglaries can easily be prevented by merely locking the door

In 25% of burglary cases, burglars gain access effortlessly by craftily using a credit card, fishing or sneaking in. Citizens can ...

News item | 17-11-2014

OSCE brokers agreement on MH17 wreckage recovery

Following negotiations led by the OSCE, agreement was reached today on the recovery of parts of the MH17 wreckage. Wreckage ...

News item | 14-11-2014

Teeven elects unrestricted rights for victims to to be heard

Victims of serious crimes are to get unrestricted rights to be heard in court rather than advisory rights. For example, they can ...

News item | 13-11-2014

The Juvenile Court will decide about interaction with children after the killing of a partner

State Secretary Teeven of the Ministry of Security and Justice wants the Juvenile Court to soon be the decision-making authority ...

News item | 12-11-2014

The threat against the Netherlands is still substantial; precarious developments continue. Action programme intensifies a comprehensive approach to deal with jihadism

Enforcement of the action programme is in full swing. A total of 52 passport measures have been taken to date. Also, 33 ...

News item | 12-11-2014

Preparation for illegal cannabis cultivation will be a criminal offence from 1 March 2015

The Dutch Senate has approved a legislative proposal submitted to Parliament by Ivo Opstelten, Minister of security and Justice, ...

News item | 11-11-2014

New remuneration rules for receivers, administrators and mentors

Fred Teeven, State Secretary of Security and Justice, has established clear rules for the remuneration of receivers, ...

News item | 11-11-2014

Cabinet waiting for decision by the Committee of Ministers

Secretary of State Teeven (Security and Justice) will wait for the decision by the Committee of Ministers concerning the issue of ...

News item | 10-11-2014