Nov 1 '13 00:04

Defense staff found an underground space in a forest in the South Holland Simonshaven. Wednesday and Thursday, they were combing through the woods, looking for possible hide-outs of murder suspect Patrick S., reported the police.

Nov 1 '13 00:03

At a meeting in Nijmegen the state announced its plans for a national World War II museum. The Freedom Museum World War II will be built in Nijmegen.

Nov 1 '13 00:02

The autumn storm Monday has claimed another life. A Harderwijk resident who came was hit by an uprooted tree during the storm, passed away Wednesday night, reported Harderwijk mayor Harm-Jan van Schaik Thursday on Twitter.

Nov 1 '13 00:02

A stamp from Kenya-Uganda, from 1925, raised 208,000 euros at an auction in Weesp. This makes it the most expensive stamp ever. The yield is significantly higher than the catalog value of 150,000 euros.

Nov 1 '13 00:01

In Helmond, two officers were injured by a fire in a home. The resident had possibly turned on the gas . The officer suffered minor burns to their arms and face. The resident was killed.

Oct 31 '13 17:40

Today, the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency published a report stating that rate of increase in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions was slowing because of more renewable energy use and energy saving.

Oct 31 '13 15:46

The Netherlands receives 35,000 threatening Tweets every day. About 200 of them are so serious that police checks these every day, according to a news report by Volkskrant.

Oct 31 '13 13:01

The Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam would give some 400,000 books to Egypt, reports the Volkskrant.

Oct 31 '13 12:04

Finland's largest media group Sanoma plans to cut magazine titles and 500 jobs in the Netherlands, Reuters reports.

Oct 31 '13 11:27

A new survey found that €7 million are needed for maintenance of the school buildings, Nos reports.

Oct 31 '13 10:43

Investigators found no evidence that meat supplier Vion has been selling the factory-farmed daily meat with a better life label, Nos reports.

Oct 31 '13 03:07

A Rotterdam official who was fired because he allegedly leaked confidential information about potential fire safety hazards at mosque-boarding takes his case to court.

Oct 31 '13 02:40

Breast implants from the French brand PIP do not expose carriers to an increased health risk, reported the Healthcare Inspectorate (IGZ)Wednesday.

Oct 31 '13 02:24

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Frans Timmermans, was on Wednesday in the House to answer questions about the status of the relationship with Russia.

Many worried MPs wanted to know from the minister how the discussions, cooperation and negotiations go about the various issues. The minister answered that all communications are happening in a relaxed way during which both parties show respect for each other. Timmermans added, “I am happy that no new incidents have happened.”

Oct 31 '13 01:09

Bontes told the Volkskrant that he has not been voted out of the PVV group in the house anonymously. One of the PVV MPs abstained from voting. 

Geert Wilders told the press on Tuesday morning, right after the voting, that the decision was an anonymous decision. Bontes describes the situation: “After Wilders had spoken, all MPs were given some time to speak. Then the voting took place, although one of the MPs asked for a written voting. That person abstained from the oral voting. However, the 13 voters against me were for me enough proof that I was no longer welcome.”

Oct 31 '13 01:02

The alarm means for major emergencies, NL-Alert will be tested for the second time Monday. Across the country, people with a suitable phone will receive a test message.

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