Weird

Oct 13 '16 08:42

The Rotterdam police arrested a so-called "killer clown" on Wednesday after several people reported seeing him. The clown was wearing a mask and green gloves and carrying a blood-smeared plastic butcher knife

Oct 12 '16 13:30

Dutch branches of fast food chain McDonald's decided to remove clown mascot Ronald McDonald from public view for the time being now that the "killer clown" phenomena popped up in the Netherlands

Oct 12 '16 08:34

A so-called killer clown was spotted in the Oss neighborhood of Ruwaard on Monday and Tuesday, the Oss police announced on Facebook. This one was walking around with a knife a hammer.

Oct 11 '16 09:53

Police in Almere received several reports about a so-called "killer clown" in the city over the past days. This clown is armed with a knife. According to the reports, he chases and scares children.

Taxi
Sep 15 '16 08:19

A group of tourists had bad luck with an Amsterdam taxi driver on Wednesday night. The taxi driver charged them 485 euros for the 20 minute trip from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam-West and refused to let them out of the car when they wouldn't pa

Sep 13 '16 15:30

The Dutch police bought a number of eagles and are currently training them to hunt drones. The police expect that they will be ready for deployment by next summer.

Sep 6 '16 07:45

The A2 highway from Maastricht to Eindhoven is closed on Tuesday morning after an accident left about 3 thousand chickens wandering the road

Aug 26 '16 14:00

A commonly used chemotherapy drug can temporarily make patients' fingerprints unreadable, according to a study by Eramsus MC and the police in The Hague

Aug 24 '16 13:10

On Tuesday the court in Maastricht gave a 57-year-old man permission to temporarily leave his deceased wife buried in his own garden in Brunssum. The body can remain buried in the garden at least until the Brunssum city council made a decision on the widower's request for his wife to be legally buried in the garden

Aug 18 '16 16:30

A 59-year-old man found lying in his garden with severe burns in Oudwoude on Wednesday night, died in hospital on Thursday morning, the police said in a statement on Thursday.

Aug 16 '16 12:00

Queen Maxima was so enthusiastic about congratulating Dutch windsurfer Dorian van Rijsselberghe on his gold medal win on Sunday, that a presenter for NBC thought she was his wife.

Aug 15 '16 11:00

A man was arrested in Dordrecht on Saturday carrying two sacks filled with "dozens" of garden gnomes,a police officer said on Twitter.

Aug 5 '16 15:20

A 59-year-old man from Almere was arrested on Thursday for performing careless and unlicensed circumcisions on young boys in the asylum center in Katwijk

Aug 4 '16 08:55

Dutch an Alexander Pieter Cirk was hospitalized due to physical exhaustion earlier this week after he spent 10 days on an airport in China waiting for a girl he met online

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Jul 29 '16 11:05

A human leg was found washed up on the beach in Westkapelle near Joossesweg on Friday morning. The gruesome discovery was made by hikers. The leg consists of a lower part of leg, from just below the knee to the foot. The foot was still wearing a shoe

Jul 22 '16 14:57

A man and a baby were killed after a fall from a window of a property on Eendrachtstraat in Amsterdam on Friday. Everything surrounding this incident is still very unclear, but the police believe that the man jumped out of his own volition with the baby in his arms

Jul 18 '16 16:45

The Tilburg police are investigating whether a 31-year-old man arrested in the city during the early hours of Sunday morning is a burglar or was just hunting for Pokemon, the police said in a statement on Sunday.

Jul 12 '16 12:40

Five teenage boys in Baarn discovered a dead body in a pond on Monday night while hunting for Pokemon in the immensely popular new smartphone game Pokemon Go

Jul 12 '16 11:10

Police officers responding to a burglary report in Almelo during the early hours of Sunday, got somewhat less than they expected. The burglar in question turned out to be a neighbor hunting for an annoying mosquito with a flashlight, the Almelo police said on Facebook.

Jul 12 '16 08:40

Pokemon Go is causing headaches for police officers across the Netherlands. From police forces' posts on Twitter, it seems that the police have their hands full with reports of suspicious or dangerous situations to do with the smartphone game.

Jun 22 '16 15:20

Canadian artist and writer Douglas Coupland launched a worldwide search for someone who looks like Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh to pose for a bronze sculpture he is making. Those who think they fit the description, has until August 20th to apply

Jun 21 '16 09:58

Celebrity veterinarian Freek Vonk underwent what he calls a "cesarean section" in an Amsterdam hospital on Monday to remove three larvae from his leg. "It was a bloody operation, but daddy is doing very well", he writes on his Facebook page.

Jun 8 '16 14:30

Public transport company Veolia is pressing charges against video blogger (or vlogger) Willem Vink, who recently posted a video of himself and a friend jumping onto the roof of a train to travel between the stations Nijmegen Heyendaal and Mook-Molenhoek on the Maas-line

Jun 8 '16 10:47

Amsterdam police officers responding to a report of a wild animal on Tuesday were shocked to find a large crocodile in the crawlspace of a home on Hoogte Kadijk in Zeeburg.

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