Dutch minister for justice Ferdinand Grapperhaus. Photograph: Jeroen Jumelet/ANP/AFP via Getty

The Dutch public prosecution service has reversed an earlier decision and fined the country’s justice minister for failing to observe Covid-19 regulat(...)

Ferdinand Grapperhaus (left)  has been scathing about members of the public who broke the rules during the summer, describing them as ‘sloppy, lazy and anti-social’. Photograph: Sem van der  Wal/EPA

In an extraordinary feat of political survival, the Dutch justice minister has clung to his job despite the publication of two damning sets of photogr(...)

The justice minister described the tasering incident as “an emergency situation” and asked for understanding for the police officer who fired the  weapon

Dutch police have used a taser on a 73-year-old man with dementia after being called to the nursing home where he’s a live-in patient and being told h(...)