Weird

Cartomante
Jun 12 '15 08:35

The Dutch unemployment insurance agency UWV has been reimbursing training to be a clairvoyant for several years. Dozens of unemployed people have been retrained to be a spiritual phone consultant or hypnotists.

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Jun 10 '15 15:45

Dylan, the 23 year old Dutch tourist who was arrested in Malaysia for taking nude photos on the sacred mountain Mount Knabalu, is doing well.

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Jun 10 '15 08:26

A 23 year old Dutchman and three other tourists were remanded in Malaysia for taking nude photos on Mount Kinabalu on May 30th.

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Jun 8 '15 12:30

Dutch tourist Cynthia Spaan was stuck in a perspex cylinder hanging above a saltwater crocodile for half an hour. She was taking part in the cage dive called "Cage of Death" at the Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin, Australia when the cage got stuck.

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Jun 8 '15 09:06

About 10 foreign mountaineers, including two Dutch people, posed naked and then urinated on Mount Kinabalu, a sacred mountain in Borneo, Malaysia. A few days later there was an earthquake

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Jun 4 '15 18:20

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will not continue indefinitely without new evidence, Australian media reported earlier today. Several ships, including at least two vessels from the Dutch company Fugro, are in search for the aircraft, which has thus far found no trace of the lost Boeing 777.

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Jun 4 '15 13:29

A mostly naked man was arrested in the Eindhoven city hall on Thursday for threatening the municipal employees.

Jun 3 '15 10:54

A grouchy swan has been terrorizing the Amsterdam canals by attacking people who pass by.

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Jun 1 '15 15:30

A drunk hedgehog was rescued from a gutter in Arnhem on Sunday, the animal shelter for Arnhem and its surroundings reported on its Facebook page.

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May 27 '15 12:12

The court in Amsterdam is expected to give a ruling in a very strange case next week. A thief in Amsterdam Zuid-Oost bit off the tip of a shopkeeper's finger after stealing a bottle of detergent.

May 26 '15 11:42

Two people were arrested in Arnhem on Sunday after making a lot of noise while trying to get a stolen safe open.

White enough for you
May 21 '15 18:51

Two elementary schools in Amsterdam Zuid, each with predominately darker-skinned students, are planning to send their pupils on the streets of Amsterdam wearing bright white t-shirts with the slogan, "Is this white enough for you?" written on them. The blunt message is meant to raise awareness for the schools, while encouraging more white parents to enroll their children at the two locations.

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May 21 '15 18:25

A man wearing nothing but his underwear and a sun visor drove through Amsterdam city center in a bumper car on Wednesday, amusing and confusing many area residents. After broadcaster AT5 posted pictures of the man on social media it sparked a lively conversation about the driver's identity and motives, with newspaper Parool eventually revealing it as a publicity stunt by local garment company A-Dam Underwear.

Bowling Balls
May 15 '15 17:18

Two professional bowlers were dealt a blow when they discovered that a sandbagging thief stole ten bowling balls from the trunk of their car. The married bowlers were venting about the theft, finding the suspect had split and the balls would not return.

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May 15 '15 11:02

"Homosexuality is not equal to heterosexuality. Scientifically it is absolutely absurd." This is according to Dutch psychologist Gerard van den Aardweg, speaking at a campaign event in Dublin organized by the Catholic Alliance for the Defense of the Family and Marriage on Wednesday.

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May 14 '15 17:55

Cafe de Sok in Schijndel uploaded a picture of their new regular, Stan the Beer Drinker, on Facebook on Monday and was quickly discovered by media outlets worldwide. Stan only went out for one beer, he said, which he finished as if it was a glass of water. Granted, the "one beer" was a full 7.2-liter beer stein he needed both of his hands to hold onto.

May 13 '15 14:29

The Rabobank in Bergambacht had to deal with a very unusual customer on Tuesday - a screaming man wielding a knife. The man, 43 years old from The Hague, was arrested after doing some damage to the interior of the bank.

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May 12 '15 09:31

Three tourists, one of them a Dutch woman, were caught taking photos of their bare bottoms in the Angkor temple complex in Cambodia on Sunday. The three of them appeared in a Cambodian court on Monday, AFP reports.

May 11 '15 19:15

Following a burglary on Hillegomweg in Arnhem, police arrested the alleged perpetrator found sleeping in a stolen car along with the items missing from the invaded house, Dutch police reported on Monday.

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May 11 '15 17:05

The visually impaired and mentally challenged 71-year old Teun van der Velden from Gemert, Noord Brabant received 60 hours of community sentence for the damage he caused with his cane to a car and a fellow townsman in November last year, AD reported on Monday. The judge found him guilty of damaging property, and ruled him to also pay over 500 euros for the injury he caused to a local resident by waving his cane.

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May 1 '15 16:25

A primary school student wrote her expecting teacher a letter wishing her luck with the birth of her child. The girl then felt she needed to warn her teacher that giving birth feels like "pooping out a bowling ball".

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May 1 '15 15:55

The police arrested a 30 year old man from Tilburg in Oirschot on Thursday for attacking a woman, groping her and then stealing her dog.

Plenary meeting hall of the Tweede Kamer, Dutch Parliament's lower house (Photo: Wikipedia/Sisyfus)
Apr 24 '15 07:50

The debate on the flight MH17 disaster in eastern Ukraine had to be paused on Thursday after a portion of the podium platform collapsed.

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Apr 23 '15 18:17

The horror owl that attacked 50 people in Purmerend will remain in a shelter. Col Lamers, 59, who was the first victim of the owl this year pleaded alongside 1,700 other people for the release of the bird, reports AD. However, according to the municipality, that is not an option.

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