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Feb 28 '14 16:39

For thieves, getting caught by police is probably one of those dangers that comes with the job. But surely it doesn’t happen that often they call police on themselves.

Cat
Feb 26 '14 11:36

A deceased cat was stolen from a freezer in a shed in Den Helder.

Crazy emergency brake test
Jan 30 '14 14:25

A video posted on LiveLeak shows a crazy emergency brake test of a Leopard tank in the Netherlands.

Jan 30 '14 10:33

How do you get ahead in politics? Why, you turn yourself into an internet meme of course!

Jan 19 '14 04:33

A staff member of the Community Health Services (GGD) lost at least one container of cocaine during a lesson about drugs in a school in Alphen aan den Rijn, Thursday

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Jan 15 '14 14:42

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport lived up to its illustrious reputation Tuesday, when a KLM aircraft damaged at least 17 vehicles parked alongside the beachside runway. KLM flight 785 was on its way from Amsterdam, and was a fully booked, according to a spokesman for the airline.

Jan 5 '14 07:42

Zoe Averianov, an English girl, was surprised to see a letter she tossed into the sea more than 20 years ago, Manchester Evening News reports.

Jan 3 '14 14:37

An unemployed Dutchman made a website highlighting his difficulties and he was flooded with job offers.

Jan 2 '14 06:45

The Boijmans Van Beuningen museum in Rotterdam is sending the painting, The Head of Christ, to Springfield Museums in Massachusetts, United States, for an exhibition this month.

Jan 1 '14 11:03

Two Dutch were selected for the second round of Mars One, a Dutch non-profit project that will establish a permanent human settlement on Mars.

giant yellow duck
Dec 31 '13 14:38

A giant yellow duck, created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, exploded on Tuesday in Taiwan.

Dec 30 '13 15:53

A painting featured on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow was discovered to be an authentic painting by Flemish renaissance artist Antoon van Dyck.

Dec 30 '13 09:08

Netherlands-based space tourism firm Space Expedition Corp. has signed an agreement with a Chinese travel agency in Beijing to take Chinese tourists to space.

Dec 27 '13 14:24

Two suspected burglars were arrested Thursday morning as they tried to hide on the rooftops connected to the store they had allegedly robbed. Witnesses spotted the two men walking on a roof in Amersfoort at 5:30am, according to the police department.

Dec 27 '13 04:32

The likelihood of finding a pearl in an oyster is 1 in 35,000, reported Omroep Zeeland. And yet it happened twice in one evening in Yerseke in Zeeland.

tattoos
Dec 26 '13 11:52

Peter van der Helm, a Dutch entrepreneur, has launched a new business to preserve the tattoos of the dead, Chicago Tribune reports citing Reuters.

Andre P. Waterkant.net photo
Dec 19 '13 13:58

A Surinamese man who is on trial in Utrecht for having sex with his daughter may have defiled his two other daughters as well.

Dec 13 '13 14:57

An updated survey by the Institute for Dutch Lexicology revealed that most participants want to kick "kids" out of the Dutch language. Of 10,000 Dutch and Flemish voters, "Kids" received forty percent of the voting.

Dec 11 '13 17:32

A 14-year-old girl cycling home from school yesterday was shaken up yesterday when she biked into a hidden sinkhole. One witness at the scene pulled the girl, Sarah, out before she was harmed.

Dec 3 '13 14:01

Two men who were swapped as babies just after their birth, found their biological family after sixty years, writes BN De Stem Tuesday.

Dec 2 '13 04:37

During the Ajax match Sunday afternoon, ADO supporters sang hurtful songs sung about the fallen Ajax fan, reported AT5.

Nov 29 '13 14:41

Edwin van der Sar was amongst a group from football club Ajax visiting the family of a man who fell from the stands at the ArenA during a match earlier this week. The former Oranje and Ajax goalkeeper sat with the family at the hospital where the 46-year-old fan lies in critical condition, according to the team.

Star of David
Nov 29 '13 13:49

Police in Groningen took quick action when they were alarmed that students were planning a party with a NAZI theme, complete with the characteristic yellow star that would be pinned on partygoers as they walked in. On the star, there would be three letters, NSB.

Nov 28 '13 13:53

A man who fell nearly five meters from the Amsterdam ArenA stands onto a concrete path on Tuesday is still in critical condition. The fan, a 46-year-old father, was sitting in the front row of the F-Side when he collapsed to the ground during the 39th minute of the Ajax-Barcelona Champions League match.

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