Weird

Dec 18 '15 18:03

A 30-year-old women was taken to an area hospital after she was injured in a shooting at a gun club in Amsterdam’s Westerpark district. “It looks as though the victim has injured herself,” police said in a statement.

Dec 18 '15 14:15

On Thursday PVV leader Geert Wilders posted a picture of a grandstand full of people in white robes on Twitter. "This is the Moroccan parliament", he wrote. The tweet provoked a a stream of reactions from people who wanted to show Wilders what other things are.

Dec 18 '15 13:25

The police fished a wet suit wearing Rotterdam man out of the waters in the Waalhaven around 3:00 a.m. on Friday morning.

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Dec 17 '15 15:30

The police found a box which they believe may contain the remains of a long-time missing elderly woman in her home in Oirsbeek on Thursday. The woman's son, who was living in the home, was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in her disappearance.

Dec 17 '15 13:50

Two scientists from the University of Amsterdam can cure arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, within two minutes using a combination of a beta blocker and an encounter with a large tarantula

Dec 15 '15 11:49

The piano in the central hall of the Amsterdam Central Station that was vandalized with excrement on Sunday, will be switched with another piano so that visitors can play again, a spokesperson for NS said

Dec 14 '15 08:42

A 39 year old Belgian man was arrested on the A50 near Landerd on Saturday night after the police found dozens of debit cards and more than 1,200 Viagra pills in his car.

Dec 11 '15 10:28

Brabant may be dealing with a cheese stealing gang. After reports on the cheese heist at the Zuidgeest cheese farm in Bergen op Zoom earlier this week, it became apparent that at least two other cheese makers in the province were also victimized by robbers

Dec 10 '15 15:15

A chef working at restaurant Toscanini was "pleasantly surprised" to find a dead baby shark inside the fresh squid she was preparing on Wednesday. The teeny-tiny shark is estimated to have been about a month old when the squid swallowed i

Dec 10 '15 12:35

Thieves broke into the store of De Zuidgeest cheese farm in Bergen op Zoom early on Tuesday morning and stole some 13 thousand euros worth of cheese. The peculiar thieves got away with between 130 and 150 cheeses, each weighing about 12 kilograms

Dec 9 '15 11:11

Mohamed Ouaamari, a Flemish student from Antwerpen, applied for a job at anti-Islam party PVV. The job listing was posted by PVV leader Geert Wilders on Twitter on Monday.

Dec 9 '15 07:25

Two Greek tourists somehow managed to end up on the A10 highway with their rented bicycles on Tuesday night. The police found them at the Rai in Amsterdam, near the connection with the A2 and escorted them off the road.

Dec 4 '15 12:50

A swim class at De Does swimming pool in Leiderdorp received a new member in a very surprising way on Wednesday afternoon. A very pregnant woman was waiting in the canteen for her daughter's swim lesson to end, when she suddenly went into labor. Baby Jack was born right there in one of the offices, with the help of swimming pool employees.

Dec 4 '15 10:06

Jan Koevoets feels humiliated by the way the Amphia Hosipital, formerly the St Ignatius hospital, in Breda treated him after it was discovered that he was switched with another baby, Martino Kerremans, in 1953. It took a long time for the hospital to respond to his demand for compensation, and when they did he was only offered a weekend away worth 500 euros

Dec 2 '15 12:11

Erwin Lensink, the man who spent two years in jail for throwing a votive at the royal family on Prinsjesdag 2010, confessed to smashing a window of the police station in Dinxperlo.

Dec 2 '15 07:21

A Rotterdam man was seriously injured at his home on Rhijnauwensingel when his two dogs attacked him. A woman who tried to help was also injured. According to the police, the pit bulls were confiscated and put down.

Dec 1 '15 10:30

Water board members in Noordwijk were surprised to find large packets of cocaine washed ashore while inspecting a beach in the Zuid-Holland resort town. Police responding to the scene collected a total of 225 kilograms of cocaine bundled into ten separate packets.

Nov 30 '15 16:45

In 1953 Jan Koevoets was swapped at birth with another baby, Martino Kerremans, in the Ignatius Hospital, which later became Amphia, in Breda. Koevoets is now suing Amphia for compensation. His lawyers think that 100 thousand euros should cover the damages

Nov 27 '15 12:02

The origin of the 14 pig's heads dumped at the Eschmarkerveld, where the municipality of Enschede plans to build a center to house 600 refugees, is still unknown. No one reported them missing, police spokesperson Frank Brouwer said

Nov 25 '15 16:02

Two sex businesses in the northern province of Groningen were evacuated on Wednesday afternoon after bomb threats were made against the two locations. The first site, an erotic massage parlor, was evacuated by 2:55 p.m., and a swingers' club was cleared soon after.

Nov 25 '15 10:40

People working on the construction of a large asylum center on the Eschmarkerveld in Enschede were met with a gruesome sight on Wednesday morning. The severed heads of 12 pigs were scattered around the site sometime on Tuesday night.

Nov 17 '15 14:00

An impatient driver injured six people, including himself, in Rotterdam on Tuesday morning while trying to avoid a traffic jam.

Nov 16 '15 16:15

The Drents Museum in Assen launched a search for the teeth of the Netherlands' most famous mummy - the Yde Girl. The mummy had a complete set of teeth when she was found in May 1897, but currently only has one left.

Nov 16 '15 14:10

A 25 year old postal worker in Eelde was caught with more than 13 thousand pieces of undelivered mail hidden in her home. The mail was supposed to be delivered between 2012 and August of this year to address in Eelde and Paterswolde.

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