Ede

Savannah Dekker (left) and Romy Nieuwburg (right) - two 14-year-old girls found dead within 15 kilometers of each other during the first weekend in June 2017
Jun 5 '17 12:04

The police arrested two teenage boys during the early hours of Monday morning in connection with the deaths of 14-year-old girls Savannah Dekker and Romy Nieuwburg, the police said in a statement. At this stage te police believe the girls' deaths are unrelated and investigators are treating them as separate cases. 

May 18 '17 14:40

Residents of the medium-sized Gelderland city of Ede are the happiest in the Netherlands, according to the Atlas for Municipalities. Alphen aan den Rijn and Amstelveen follow in second and third place. People in Rotterdam are the most unhappy in the country, closely followed by Amsterdam, the Volkskrant reports.

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Mar 10 '17 08:54

SGP party leader Kees van der Staaij brutally attacked the D66 and its leader Alexander Pechtold in the . Van der Staaij compared Pechtold's "radical secular ideology" with radical Islam, BNR reports.

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Mar 10 '17 08:31

The Christian party leader debate in Ede on Thursday evening was guarded by heavily armed police officers due to a "threat". The debate in the CineMec finished without incident, AD reports.

Several police units responded to the CineMec on Thursday night. Heavily armed officers stood in front of the building, two riot police vans were on site and policemen with machine guns and bulletproof vests were on the building's roof, according to the newspaper. 

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Jan 6 '17 12:52

Large parts of the Ede neighborhoods of Veldhuizen and Kernhem have been without heating and hot water since early Friday morning. An estimated 2 thousand homes are affected. When the heating will return is unclear, energy provider Nuon wrote on Twitter, the Telegraaf reports. 

Nov 10 '16 08:14

A 20-year-old man from Ede was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in the The young woman was killed in her home on Agnietendaal on Tuesday night, the Gelderlander reports.

According to the police, the young man was arrested "based on the currently available information". At this stage it is unclear what the police believe the young man's roll was in the murder. The police are still investigation.

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Nov 9 '16 15:00

A young woman was found dead in a home on Agnietendaal in Ede on Tuesday night. The police believe she was murdered, the Gelederlander reports.

The victim was identified as a 19-year-old woman who lived in the home with her mother, sister and two students. Her mother found her seriously injured around 10:00 p.m. Emergency services were called in, but attempts to help her was to no avail. She died at the scene. 

Sep 19 '16 13:30

Some 400 paratroopers were dropped on Ginkel Heide in Ede on Saturday afternoon to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the WWII Battle of Arnhem airborne operation called Market Garden

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Aug 18 '16 13:30

Only a week and a half after sustaining three spinal fractures and a concussion in a horrific crash at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten is back in the Netherlands and back on her bike.

Aug 16 '16 16:30

PvdA parliamentarians have questions for Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice and Minister Ronald Plasterk of Home Affairs following a hack into the municipality of Ede's website which gave hackers access to personal data of 3,700 Ede residents. Primarily the parliamentarians want to know whether this type of digital security should not be in national hands

Aug 11 '16 15:10

The personal information of about 3,700 Ede residents were accessed by unauthorized persons due to a security vulnerability on the municipal site, a spokesperson for the municipality confirmed to NU.nl

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Jun 15 '16 09:41

A group of Chinese hackers for years had access to the systems of a Dutch-German defense technology company, during which time they "definitely" obtained access to technological information and "probably" also had control of the company's network, the Volkskrant reports based on sources in the intelligence community.

May 19 '16 08:26

Two vehicles went up in flames in Arnhem on Wednesday night. The police suspect arson in both cases

May 16 '16 14:30

A car was set on fire on Lunenburg in the Ede neighborhood of Veldhuizen on Monday morning. This is the latest in a series of car fires and other vandalism that plagued the neighborhood in recent weeks.

May 13 '16 15:35

The Ede police warned action group Identitair Verzet to stay out of problem neighborhood Veldhuizen. Neighborhood patrols will not be tolerated there because it will violate the ban on assembly

May 4 '16 09:23

Several cars were set on fire in Ede during the early hours of Wednesday morning - the latest incidents in several days of unrest in the Veldhuizen neighborhood. A group of between 50 and 60 young people, aged between 12 and 22 years, are believed to be responsible for the trouble.

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Feb 22 '16 08:18

Two dead pigs were discovered on a terrain of a planned asylum center on Hessenweg in Lunteren at around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, according to the police. Ede mayor Cees van der Knaap is shocked by the discovery, calling it "scandalous"

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Feb 22 '16 07:52

Two people were arrested during an anti-asylum center protest organized by anti-Islam movement Pegida in Ede on Saturday. One of those arrested was Pegida frontman Edwin Wagensveld. He was wearing a hat in the form of a pig's head at the time

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Jan 20 '16 08:14

Ede mayor Cees van der Knaap (CDA) is calling on the Cabinet to give each municipality its own quota of how many asylum seekers it needs to take in, like is already done with refugees who were granted a residency permit. That way everyone knows where they stand, he said

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Dec 25 '15 08:37

The agency for the reception of asylum seekers COA cancelled a trip to a pool in Ede for 140 to 150 asylum seekers at the last minute after a threatening letter sent to a local newspaper, broadcaster

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Nov 19 '15 13:30

The small village of Otterlo will not have to provide shelter to 600 refugees, the municipality of Ede relented after mass protests by residents. Otterlo will still have to take in some refugees, how many is not clear yet, but it will be less than 600.

Oct 21 '15 10:23

Two suspects were killed in a car accident during a police chase in Ede on Tuesday.

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Aug 13 '15 15:20

The first electrical Easy Mile EZ-10 has been delivered to the Netherlands, where the car will be transformed into the self-driving WEpod. Depending on approval, the WEpod will be the first self-driving car on public roads. The car will make trips between Wageningen and Ede.

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Jul 15 '15 11:55

A 27 year old woman from Ede was arrested in Croatia, at the request of the Dutch police, on June 21st in connection with a burglary in De Wijk in 2012. She was arrested based on a DNA match.

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