Several buses brought asylum seekers from Ter Apel to different locations across the country on Friday evening, after the Health and Youth Care Inspectorate (IGJ) sounded the alarm about health conditions at the application center. A team from Doctors Without Borders (AzG) treated 80 people in the Ter Apel asylum seekers’ center on Friday and discovered issues ranging from neglected illnesses to skin infections.
Amsterdam police arrested a suspect on Friday evening who they believe is involved in several of the explosions that have rocked the city in recent weeks. They did not share any identifying information about the suspect.
In the Wierdense Veld near Hoge Hexel in Overijssel, a fire raged in a peat bog on Friday night. The fire brigade responded with several vehicles and gave the signal fire under control around 3:20 a.m., a spokesperson for the safety region reported.
KPN and Glaspoort will apply lower leasing rates for access to the fiber optic network from Friday. The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) urged the network providers to reduce their rates for other parties who want to offer internet service via their fiber optic network.
The largest onshore wind farm in the Netherlands opened in Zeewolde on Friday. According to the initiators, it is also the largest in the world that is wholly owned by people living in the surrounding area.