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.
A man was arrested in Dordrecht on Saturday carrying two sacks filled with "dozens" of garden gnomes,a police officer said on Twitter.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Several dozen cars were broken into and had their airbags stole in Veenendaal during the early hours of Monday morning, the police revealed on Tuesday. Detectives are looking for witnesses.
Members of an Amsterdam drug gang that used crocodiles as "guard dogs" gave partial confessions to the police. This was revealed during a preliminary hearing in the case against nine suspects on Thursday
Apple boss Tim Cook is pretty sure he spotted an iPhone in a 350 year old painting while visiting the Rijksmuseum with former current Dutch Startup Ambassador Neelie Kroes on Monday, the two said at the Startup Fest in Amsterdam on Tuesday
The substance police officers found when they raided terror suspect Samir O.'s home in April, was not explosives, but shoarma seasoning, O.'s lawyer Ed Manders said to the Telegraaf.
One Enschede baby could not wait to come into the world on Wednesday morning. Not even the minute it would take mom to walk from the taxi into the hospital. The little bundle of joy was born next to a taxi, right in front of the MST hospital in Enschede
Two men and a woman were arrested in Vlaardingen on Tuesday morning after the police caught them transporting a stolen safe in a wheelie bin.
A Zoetermeer family almost lost their cat in an auction. The family's possessions are being auctioned off on Wednesday because they did not pay their debts and the cat was listed as one of their assets. The cat was removed from the auction on Tuesday afternoon for unknown reasons
Two loose bulls caused chaos in the streets of Terneuzen on Monday evening. One person was injured, several cars were damaged and traffic was completely disrupted
Sander Paarlberg, conservator in the Dordrechts Museum, is used to seeing paintings of his city, but this last one caught him by surprise - a painting of Dordrecht can be seen in a Beyonce video.
While it’s no doubt that the advent of a wide variety of online maps and apps have saved time for millions, it has also lead to surprising ways of wasting time. Once user of website VKMag found this out when searching for Hereweg 87, Groningen, on Google Streetview only to find a picture of a naked man clad in socks with what appears to be a six-pack of Heineken at his feet.