Weird

Mar 24 '16 07:25

A man and a woman were arrested at a McDonald's restaurant in Zaandam on Wednesday afternoon for suspicious behavior in the bathroom, the police announced. Several warning shots were fired during the arrests.

Mar 21 '16 11:00

The police issued a warning about a gang stealing solar panels off rooftops in Noord-Brabant. Investigators are calling on witnesses to come forward.

Mar 18 '16 16:00

A man riding a bicycle in Zandvoort was stopped by police Thursday night for trying to use tea light candles in place of proper lighting. When officers stopped the man his bike was not illuminated, and he was barely visible.

Mar 15 '16 14:50

A motorist got quite a fright on the A15 near Dodewaard on Tuesday morning when a goose flew straight through his van's windshield. Both goose and driver escaped the bizarre accident with only minor injuries.

Mar 15 '16 11:51

Another owl is causing havoc in the Netherlands. Over the past week a number of residents of the Gelderland town of Twello reported an eagle owl flying at their heads

Mar 14 '16 09:04

A suspected burglar was arrested early Saturday morning after breaking into an Albert Heijn store in Nijmegen and stealing four dozen mini vegetable garden kits, the police there reported on Sunday. The popular kits are given away as a promotion to paying customers.

Mar 9 '16 09:02

A severed head was discovered on Amstelveenseweg in Amsterdam on Wednesday morning. The head was placed in a bucket, which was turned to face the Fayrouz Lounge. The police are at the scene.

Mar 8 '16 16:35

Ever wondered what it would be like to sleep over in the Stopera? For a short time on Tuesday it seemed possible to find out - the Amsterdam city hall was available to rent on accommodation site Airbnb for the low price of only 10 euros a night.

Mar 7 '16 10:44

The police arrested a flasher on the A2 for taking selfies of his penis in the emergency lane

Mar 4 '16 07:39

A British man was removed from an easyJet flight from London to Amsterdam after a fellow passenger accused him of being a terrorist. The other passenger looked at his phone over his shoulder and saw a WhatsApp group called "ISI men". He misread it as "ISIS men"

Feb 26 '16 10:46

Police officers in Amsterdam Oost discovered two giant crocodiles protecting drug money while arresting 11 people on suspicion of drug trafficking on Tuesday. According to the police, the crocodiles were in the same area as the drug money, and in such a position that you had to pass the animals to get to the money.

Feb 24 '16 10:03

The University of Groningen decided to no longer work with guest lecturer Ali Mohammed after learning of his online activities as a sex "coach". The university feels that his online life does not fit with his job at the university as guest lecturer in Bachelor course Pharmacy

Feb 23 '16 16:30

More than 160 people reported to the poop bank at the Leiden University Medical Center to donate their feces, the university announced on Tuesday. About 95 percent of them were disqualified because they do not meet the requirements.

Feb 23 '16 15:40

Suspended prosecutor Lucas van Delft was caught making threatening phone calls against himself, the Telegraaf reports based on information from two sources around the investigation.

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Feb 23 '16 12:20

An elderly resident of a nursing home in Emmen was killed in a bizarre accident on Tuesday. She and another woman were exercising on exercise bikes in the home's recreation room, when a car crashed into the building.

Feb 22 '16 13:25

Gerda Vercoutre found a Rolex worth 50 thousand euros in the bushes at a shopping center in Zeist. The expensive watch's owner was traced using its serial number, and he revealed that the Rolex was stolen in a burglary on February 9th

Feb 22 '16 12:31

Friesland resident Marica van der Meer promised her friend she would attend her birthday party in Adelaide, Australia and that she would make the journey by bike. She did just that. The journey took her 15 months and spanned more than 28 thousand kilometers, but she arrived just in time for the party. A book about her travels, titled Weg van het wereld, was published last week

Feb 22 '16 11:37

A drunken night out in Glasgow with friends on Thursday must have taken an unexpected turn for Scottish amateur wrestler David McCallum. Because he woke up in Amsterdam on Friday morning, with no idea where he was or how he got there.

Feb 18 '16 09:46

Jan Peter Balkende smuggled beer into the palace of an emir in an oil state during his time as Prime Minister of the Netherlands. The former Prime Minister told this story during a lecture in Schipluiden on Wednesday

Feb 17 '16 15:50

Haarlem woman Lydia was shocked when she received a call from an animal shelter telling her that Pikachu, the kitten that disappeared from her garden 16 years ago, had been found

Feb 17 '16 15:25

To test out her new incubator, Fiona Bottema from Yde, Drenthe decided to run an experiment to find out whether supermarket eggs are really unfertilized. She bought 24 quail eggs from Albert Heijn, put them in an incubator, and about two weeks later she is now the proud owner of six quail chicks, she writes on Facebook. 

Bottema bought the box of 24 eggs early in February. Before she put them in the incubator, she first did the so-called float test - put the eggs in warm water to see if they float. Five egs moved around in the water, indicating life.

Feb 16 '16 11:23

The police in the German city of Rheine are looking for a Dutchman who they believe stuck stickers on German women's breasts on Monday last week. He is suspected of sexual assault

Feb 15 '16 13:35

A very old condom sold on online auction site Catawiki for 600 euros on Sunday. The condom, which comes from the 18th or 19th century and is made of sheep intestine, sold for more than double than what was expected and is now the most expensive condom in the world

Feb 15 '16 13:10

The Netherlands police plan to use eagles and other birds of prey to catch drones from the air. Falconers are baffled by this plan, calling it nonsensical and dangerous

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