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Home closure following violence or weapon catch

In future, mayors will be able to close houses around which public order is or risks being disturbed by severe violence, such as ...

News item | 18-11-2019 | 10:50

The Netherlands delivers new headquarters to EMA

The Netherlands has officially delivered the new headquarters to the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Minister Bruno Bruins ...

News item | 15-11-2019 | 15:25

Introduction of electroshock weapons

The police will be equipped with electroshock weapons. This proposal by Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus ...

News item | 15-11-2019 | 10:34

Robust asylum system requires better execution

The government agrees with the conclusions drawn by the Van Zwol Committee that the coming years should focus especially on the ...

News item | 15-11-2019 | 10:28

Organisations did not have a proper grip on Philip O.

The organisations involved insufficiently utilised the possibilities they had to sentence and treat Philip O. That is the ...

News item | 13-11-2019 | 10:41

New international logo: NL with stylised orange tulip

From now on the Netherlands and the Kingdom of the Netherlands can be recognised internationally by a new logo. The logo is ...

News item | 08-11-2019 | 16:31

National coordination meeting: new reception centres needed

More capacity is needed for the reception of asylum seekers. The Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) is ...

News item | 08-11-2019 | 10:45

Aviation Tax Press Release

The Netherlands, together with 8 other countries, is calling for a European aviation tax. Compared with other forms of ...

News item | 07-11-2019 | 16:30

Commemorative Medals for Peacekeeping Operations awarded

In recognition of their contribution to peacekeeping operations across the globe, 21 police officers, 12 members of the Royal ...

News item | 07-11-2019 | 10:40

Higher sentences for serious traffic offences

The legislative proposal introduced by Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus, which will enable higher sentences ...

News item | 05-11-2019 | 15:59