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.
The arrest of young rapper Lil'Kleine in Hilversum on Saturday night nearly caused a riot when dozens of young girls stormed the police station.
Authorities responded in massive numbers to the Waterlooplein neighborhood of Amsterdam when a man locked a bicycle frame to the front of an armored cash transport truck. The incident happened on Houtkopersdwarsstraat near Jodenbreestraat early Friday afternoon after the G4S-owned vehicle pulled up on the sidewalk to restock an ATM there.
A 44 year old woman gave birth to a baby boy on the toilet in her home in Scalkwijk, Haarlem last week Saturday. This came as quite a surprise, especially since she was told that she was infertile when she was 22 years old.
Residents of Goirle came home on Thursday to discover that their television has been stolen and an apologetic note has been left in its place.
Farmer Erik Stegink of Piggy's Palace in Bathmen, Overijssel has made cheese history - the first ever cheese made from pig's milk. This special cheese only costs about 1,500 euros per pound.
The Netherlands will have its first ever "Blood Rave" - a dance party where dancers are sprayed with 5 thousand liters of blood - in Amsterdam on Halloween night.
The car boot sale in Noordwijkerhout had a strange visitor on Sunday - Buba the elephant, who had wandered away from the Freiwald circus and decided to browse through the stalls.
Baby Tim was so excited to meet the world that he could not wait for his mom to reach the hospital. He was born just after midnight on Sunday morning on the A2 highway near Vught, surrounded by police officers holding umbrellas to protect mom, midwife and baby from the rain. Both mom and baby are doing well.
The running masturbator that has been harassing women in IJmuiden for some time, has struck again. This time he got more than he bargained for when his intended victim sprayed him down with a garden hose.
A man in Zeewolde got quite a fright when the fox he was filming suddenly decided to turn its attentions on the man.
A 34-year-old man and his teenaged girlfriend were arrested after the man tried to grab an officer’s handgun during a scuffle Thursday night, a police report stated.
The police arrived at the scene of a shooting in Geleen on Thursday night only to find that not only the perpetrators, but also the victim had run off. Luckily the victim returned to the scene after visiting the hospital, according to the police.
A 9 year old girl living in Beneden-Leeuwen has been bombarded with letters from the Tax Authorities demanding that she pay income tax and contributions to the Health Insurance Act, NOS reports.