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Apr 20 '15 13:08

Three people were injured in the explosion in an apartment in Heerlen on Monday morning. One of the victims was taken to the hospital in serious condition, the other two were treated by general practitioners, a spokesperson for the Limburg-Zuid fire department said.

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Apr 20 '15 09:21

Several people were injured in an explosion in a flat on Van Weerden Poelmanstraat in Heerlen on Monday morning. The top floor of the four-story apartment building was almost completely destroyed, 1Limburg reports.

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Apr 20 '15 08:43

Ludwina D., the Dutch Central Bank employee who was recently dismissed because of her second job as SM mistress, is also suspected by the municipality of Amsterdam of housing fraud. According to Het Parool, D. and her husband have been illegally renting out their apartment in the Red Light District.

Apr 20 '15 08:10

The police has formed a large scale investigation team consisting of 20 detectives to find 13 year old Sylvana van de Langenberg who went missing in Rozenburg somewhere after 22:00 on Wednesday night.

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Apr 20 '15 07:53

About 100 thousand people flocked to the center of Eindhoven to celebrate PSV's championship in a festive and friendly manner, NOS reports.

Apr 19 '15 12:44

Just over three years after taking her leadership role at the University of Amsterdam, Louise Gunning resigned from the university’s Executive Board on Sunday. She took charge on April 1, 2012, and was a key target for university protesters who occupied the Humanities faculty building, Bungehuis, and the administration building, Maagdenhuis, over a two-month stretch.

Apr 19 '15 12:26

A wide range of reactions poured out after University of Amsterdam Executive Board chairman Louise Gunning announced she would resign her position. “[Gunning’s] departure was inevitable. Good first step in restoring peace at the UvA,” the ASVA student union said on Twitter.

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Apr 18 '15 12:16

The Dutch suspect in a major German football match-fixing case named top Netherlands referee Serdar Gözübüyük as having involvement in the cheating scandal, according to the Volkskrant. A court in Bochum, Germany will hear accusations against Paul R. on Tuesday.

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Apr 18 '15 11:41

The 42-year-old suspect arrested for selling fake cocaine to Danish tourists is under investigation for attempted murder. He is accused of selling the three Danes white heroin instead of cocaine, which led to their hospitalisation.

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Apr 17 '15 12:34

The police court in Amsterdam fined three UberPop drivers to a fine of 1,500 euros on Friday for transporting passengers for a fee without having the necessary permits.

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Apr 17 '15 09:20

Leefbaar Rotterdam is advocating for forced contraception for women who should better not have children due to their addiction, mental illness or mental disability.

Apr 17 '15 08:52

The group of doctors who directed the manifesto "Everything must change" to Minister Edith Schippers of Public health last month, thinks further contract negotiations with health insurers are meaningless as they do not listen. The manifesto is supported by 7,418 of the total 11,345 house doctors in the Netherlands - 65 percent.

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Apr 17 '15 08:16

Turkish officials arrested two Dutch citizens in the town of Alanya on Wednesday, Turkish newspapaer Daily Sabah reports.

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Apr 17 '15 08:03

The Russian radar images of flight MH17 do not show a fighter jet. That is the conclusion of four experts in the field of radar and air traffic control, NOS reports. Shortly after the disaster Moscow suggested that MH17 was shot down by a Ukrainian SU-25, based on radar images.

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Apr 16 '15 17:29

The 39-year old man, Bart van U., will appear in court on Friday to face chargers of murdering his sister. He is also suspected of murdering former D66 party elder and former Health Minister Els Borst.

Apr 16 '15 17:00

The number of people with jobs has increased by 18,000 in the last three months. In particular, it is young people who are more likely to pick up work.

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Apr 16 '15 11:22

The Public Prosecutor has significantly reduced the charges against Armin A., the prime suspect in the Valkenburg underage prostitution case.

Apr 16 '15 08:42

An estimated one third of tattoo inks used in the Netherlands contain substances that could cause cancer, the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority reports.

Apr 16 '15 08:15

The top of the coalition government met again around 21:30 on Wednesday night to discuss the reception of failed asylum seekers. This meeting happened after internal consultations in both the VVD and PvdA.

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Apr 16 '15 07:42

It seems that pieces of flight MH17 wreckage has turned up in a museum in Russia, RTL reports.

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Apr 15 '15 13:51

The sinking of the fishing boat Z85 Morgenster in late January may have been caused by a collision with a freighter, the Stentor reports based on reports in the Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws. Four crew members died when the ship sank.

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Apr 15 '15 09:54

The municipality of Amsterdam and GVB are working towards a cleaner city with public transport that is completely emission-free, the municipality announced in a press release on Wednesday. GVB's fleet will be replaced with electric buses and vans and solar panels on the GVB buildings and subway stations will generate renewable energy.

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Apr 15 '15 09:30

Today is expected to be sunny and dry with maximum temperatures ranging between 15 degrees on the Wadden to 25 degrees in the southeast of the country, the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute reports.

Apr 15 '15 09:18

Psychiatric patients in a mental health institution in Heiloo were used in a drug test against the rules. This is according to the research program Zembla, based on documents and interviews with anonymous staff.

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