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.
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
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
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.
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.
An impatient driver injured six people, including himself, in Rotterdam on Tuesday morning while trying to avoid a traffic jam.
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.
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.
Trees Wolters from The Hague thought her luck had turned when the Jumbo supermarket in Leyweg called to say they had found her lost dentures. Only after putting them in did the 71 year old woman discover that the dentures weren't hers.
The remarkable Zeeland oyster containing 21 pearls sold for 2,600 euros at an auction in the Vendeuhuis in The Hague on Thursday. The amount was somewhat disappointing to the finders, who had hoped to get around 4,600 for the oyster.
A drunk bus driver caused havoc in Enschede during the early hours of Tuesday morning by crashing into another bus, a building and finally the police station.
A 32 year old man from Oude Pekela went to Amersfoort on Monday night for what he thought was a date, only to be threatened and almost robbed by two men.
The Jumbo supermarket on the Nederlanderplein in Eindhoven went all out with their Halloween decorations this year, so much so that it drove one toddler to tears.
A 41-year-old man that was arrested while attempting a burglary, found himself in even deeper trouble after telling officers that he had left two kids at home alone. He left the toddlers, in the middle of the night, to go on a burglary spree.
Famous Dutch hypnotist Rasti Rostelli was seriously let down by his supernatural powers at a crucial moment in Nijmegen on Wednesday. During a performance at the HAN University of Applied Sciences, a trick in which he shoots a crossbow at a target while blindfolded went wrong and the arrow hit a student in the chin.
The organizers of the Blood Rave scheduled for Amsterdam on Halloween have released a statement to make one thing very clear: rave attendees will be sprayed with synthetic blood, not real blood.
A Nijmegen resident had a visit from the police after a rather ambiguous tweet. The tweet was a comment on the Dutch football team's loss against the Czech Republic and elimination from the European Championships. But after all the refugee related unrest in the Netherlands over the past week, could also be seen as another planned attack on an asylum center.
News that a bakery owner in Zwolle had lost his wedding ring while kneading dough just one week after his marriage turned out to be a prank. Arend Kisteman of the Stadsbakker said that he had never worn a ring before getting married on September 26, and that he thought that if he took it off he might lose it.
During an erotic texting session with his girlfriend, a teacher at the St. Ursula School in Horn, Limburg, accidentally send a picture of his penis to a group of students in one of his classes. An investigation made by the Foundation for Education in Middle-Limburg (SOML) determined that it was "a very stupid mistake," and that the sexting incident was done without malicious intent.
An English cyclist managed to get his head stuck between the narrow bars of a fence after crashing into it while on riding his bike. The accident happened Friday morning just after midnight in Amsterdam while the man was riding on Veemkade along the IJ river.
Rescuers responding to reports of a ceiling collapse at a Vlaardingen apartment found that a weightlifter's dumbbell caused the problem. The heavy weight was dropped, smashing a hole in the floor of a third-floor apartment and the ceiling of a second-storey dwelling, housing corporation Waterweg Wonen revealed.
A woman out of Amsterdam has launched a search for a kidney donor on Facebook. Petra De Wij, 48, figured her unconventional method of searching for a donor might be be luckier than waiting on a donor list.
The police arrested a shoplifter who has the police "on his heels" in Charlois, Rotterdam on Thursday night.
CJ de Mooi, a well-known British panelist on the BBC quiz show Eggheads, believes that he killed a drug addict in Amsterdam in 1988. In his biography My Journey From the Streets to the Screen, which was published this past week, he writes that he knocked out a man who was trying to mug him and threw him into the canal.