Queen Beatrix has just announced she would abdicate from the Dutch throne in favour of her eldest son, 45 years old Willem-Alexander.
The public has been expecting such a move from her for a while, since the moment a renovation of the Drakensteyn castle has started a few years ago.Read on »
Singer and actor Johannes Heesters, who was born in Amersfoort, is again in local news.
He turns 108 on the coming Monday, December 5, which he wanted to celebrate by singing operetta. However about a week ago he got fever and felt unwell, so he is in the hospital now. His 80 year old daughter Wiesje Herold commented: "In his 108 Jopie is no longer the youngest. But he is a jack."Read on »