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Grapperhaus: lessons to be learned from evaluation of Utrecht tram attack

On 18 March 2019, the Netherlands was rocked by an attack in a tram in Utrecht. Four people were killed, while multiple ...

News item | 26-05-2021 | 08:56

Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy to be temporarily replaced

The Government Information Service has made the following announcement of behalf of the Prime Minister:

News item | 24-05-2021 | 17:20

How the Eurovision Song Contest brings the world closer together

The Eurovision Song Contest is the perfect time to celebrate our international cooperation. To explain why this is so important, ...

News item | 20-05-2021 | 07:00

2020: From surplus to substantial deficit

The national annual financial report and all the ministries’ annual reports were presented to the House of Representatives today ...

News item | 19-05-2021 | 10:15

Second step of reopening plan confirmed

The numbers of new ICU and hospital admissions for COVID-19 have continued to fall. This means the government’s decision to take ...

News item | 17-05-2021 | 12:30

Nearly 7 million euros to tackle subversive crime in mainports

Dealing with organised subversive crime in two of our internationally important mainports – the Port of Rotterdam and Amsterdam ...

News item | 14-05-2021 | 10:03

Exemption from criminal liability for aid workers and journalists for staying in areas controlled by terrorist organisations

Dutch and European society must be protected from the danger posed by returnees from areas controlled by terrorist organisations. ...

News item | 12-05-2021 | 09:57

Step 2: Indoor sports facilities to reopen and more scope for activities outdoors

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals has fallen slightly. And, with more than 6 million vaccine doses administered, the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 20:15

Use of force by investigating officers assessed in accordance with new legal framework

The Dutch Criminal Code will be updated with a separate offence for investigating officers who are guilty of contravening the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 09:46

Holding parents responsible for preventing punishable behaviour by their children

Parents are primarily responsible for keeping adolescents on the right path. The way children are raised is crucial to preventing ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 09:41