Weird

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

Apr 23 '15 18:11

An amateur pilot dropped his mobile phone inflight and later located it through the Find my iPhone application, AD reports.

Apr 21 '15 12:07

A brother and sister who hadn't heard from each other in more than 15 years, found each other through a coincidental match on dating app Tinder, dating site comparison site datingsitekiezen.nl reports.

Apr 16 '15 09:45

The Ahold shareholders meeting on Wednesday took a strange turn when a grocery bagger got a chance to speak and asked CEO Dick Boer for a pay increase.

Apr 15 '15 10:37

Chimpanzees in the Koninklijke Burgers Zoo outwitted human technology by knocking a drone out of the sky on Friday morning.

Apr 14 '15 10:53

The Amsterdam Ooertoomse Sluis police department enabled a strange, but special reunion between a homeless man and his mother's ashes on Monday, the police department announced on Facebook.

Apr 14 '15 10:21

The majority of Dutch people think that the Dutch Central Bank employee who was caught living a double life as a BDSM mistress should be able to do what she wants after office hours.

Apr 14 '15 09:59

Dutch singer and actress Ellen ten Damme experienced a very strange burglary in her houseboat last night. When arriving home from her performance at the Koninklijke Schouburg in The Hague last night, she found an intruder sitting on her couch and claiming that the house belonged to him.

Apr 13 '15 16:11

A Dutch Central Bank (DNB) official has been discovered living a double life as an exclusive sadomasochistic mistress for six years, Quote reveals. The bank cracked the whip and fired her after eight years of employment last October.

Apr 10 '15 10:33

Amsterdam residents who don't clean up after their pooping dogs, might soon be traced through a DNA test performed on their dog's poop, Het Parool reports. The owner of the dog will automatically received a fine.

Apr 8 '15 19:30

Kees Herweijer was driving his Toyota Auris wagon up the N214 in Wijngaarden, Zuid-Holland at 80 kilometers per hour when he spotted two ducks suddenly attempt to cross the road right in front of him. Realizing it would be possible to at least save one of the two ducks, he hit the brakes and swerved.

Taxi
Apr 8 '15 19:05

In order to obtain a taxi hallmark in Utrecht, taxi driver needs to take care of one's personal hygiene and not be smelly, state the municipality rules. It is also stated in the rules that a driver can not wear a t-shirt, polo-shirt, sneakers or sandals and preferably wears clean and odourless jacket and trousers, ANP reports.

Apr 7 '15 18:26

A hungry lion found itself with its head stuck in a feeding barrel at the Dierenrijk zoo in Nuenen, Noord Brabant over the weekend. The startled African lion panicked as it could not see its cage anymore and started running around desperately in effort to get the barrel off, AD writes.

Apr 5 '15 08:36

A 15-year-old boy in Zoetermeer was transported to an area hospital after drinking six half-litre cans of an energy drink.

Apr 1 '15 19:10

“Help! My little son Jesse lost his guinea pig Trippel on the train. Can you help?” reads the panicked message from a mom on Twitter to staffers at the national Dutch railway NS. The customer service and public relations teams sprung into action, enlisting children across the country to help track down the missing rodent.

Apr 1 '15 19:02

Unpicked-up dog feces has dropped to third place on a city-compiled list of what most annoys Amsterdam, reports Het Parool.

Apr 1 '15 10:20

The FIOD made an extraordinary discovery on Monday in a criminal investigation into money laundering. The tax authorities found a map with different amounts noted on it as well as photos of a forest in the home of a 52-year-old man from Waalwijk.

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