Jan Struijs

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A policeman investigates the Hoogbosweg in Nederweert: most poignantly, €47 million a year is the economic cost of young people who leave school early for a criminal career. Photograph: Marcel Van Hoorn/ANP/AFP

The Dutch government has given parliamentarians an extraordinary warts-and-all assessment of the cost of the gangland drugs industry to society, estim(...)

 Emergency services attend the scene of a fatal shooting incident in Amsterdam, the Netherlands,  on Wednesday. Photograph: Niels Wenstedt/EPA

A broad-daylight killing in Amsterdam on Wednesday, which now appears connected to a long-running Serbian gangster feud, has become the third unsolved(...)

Police officers are seen near  the site of an attack  in Buitenveldert, in which Dutch lawyer Derk Wiersum was shot dead. Photograph: Michel van Bergen/ANP/AFP/Getty Images

The Netherlands was in shock on Wednesday after its usually discreet international drugs underworld – worth more than €20 billion a year – seemingly b(...)