In a raid on Friday, October 10th, the police found 14 of the 36 birds stolen from the bird park Avifauna in Alphen in a barn in Den Bosch.
A baby was born on the sidewalk at the shopping center Julianabaan in Voorburg yesterday afternoon.
According to Endemol (producer of Miloenenjacht) the participant who claims he was wrongly eliminated, is not entitled to compensation.
A Dutch tourist destroyed a statue in an ancient Cambodian temple complex. According to the woman, she was under the influence of a strange power.
Lawyer Peter Plasman is suing Endemol Nederland for the damages suffered by a participant of Postcode Loterij Miljoenenjacht due to his unjustified elimination in the broadcast on September 28th.
On Thursday evening a 20 year old man on his moped came to a stop in the living room of a house on Maasstraat in Assen.
Construction of of two residential towers at the Wilhemina Pier in Rotterdam has been resumed, after experts feared that two WWII bombs may be trapped underneath. Further research has been unable to detect any bombs.
The biggest mystery in Prinsenbeek at the moment is who has been sending hurtful letters to many of its residents these past seventeen years?
Edwin Stevens found a Golden Calf statuette in a toilet during the after party of the presentation of the prestigious Dutch film awards.
Dutch designer Teresa van Dongen was so influence by bioluminescence that she created a lamp whose light is powered solely by octopus bacteria. The Design Academy Eindhoven graduate’s lamp “Ambio” harnesses the natural energy of micro-organisms that glows brightly every time an ocean wave provides them with oxygen.
A man from Roermond has been sentenced to an eight-year prison term after strangling his landlord to death during choke sex two years ago, the NOS reports.
The police arrested two thieves on Tuesday night after one of them left his Facebook page open on the victim's computer.
Out of respect and sympathy for the victims of the monster truck accident yesterday, Haaksbergen gave very little information about their backgrounds.
Dozens of adults and children were injured Sunday at an automotive event when a driver lost control of his monster truck, crashing into the attendees gathered at the function in Haaksbergen, Overijssel. Local news agency JouwHaaksbergen.nl says one bystander has died, though at one witness at the scene say that at least two people are dead, and another had severe lacerations to the face.
On Friday morning, September 26th, the police received a strange call from a crying, drunk burglar turning himself in.
The man who has been plaguing the municipality of Dordrecht with thousands of letters in the last years has been warned that he has now been given a letter-limit of two per month. The court in Dordrecht has ruled that for any extra letter or e-mail that Mustafa Karasahin sends to the municipality, he will spend a day in jail, with a maximum of a year, De Telegraaf reports.
After announcing his intentions to run a (#meta)marathon around Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum on Twitter last week, American film-actor-turned-artist Shia LeBeouf ran 144 laps around the museum in collaboration with artists Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö, joined by local fans.
Leo Bonten, the man who had a lamp made from his amputated leg, can no longer sell his leg lamp on eBay.
American actor turned art-house performer Shia LaBeouf, who came to fame as the star of the hit Disney Channel series Even Stevens, has announced a staging of his performance art piece, “meta-marathon”, at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam on Thursday afternoon. The actor has described the piece as “a multi-platform meditation on celebrity and vulnerability”, and will perform alongside Finish performance artist Nastja Säde Rönkkö, and Manchester artist Luke Turner.
Leo Bolten, who had his amputated leg turned into a lamp, is selling his leg lamp on the Internet for 100 thousand euros.
The Natural History Museum in Rotterdam has expressed its wish to exhibit the wild boars that were shot dead by a hunter last week. The hunter himself is the rightful owner of the cadavers, and will have to make the call whether the museum can buy the boars or not, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
An Amsterdammer would not startle when finding a cat roaming around their legs in a cafe. For many years, cats have been an integral part of the local colour, ridding premisses of pesky vermin and providing comfort to the regulars. However well known Nieuwmarkt spot Cafe ‘t Loosje has received word from the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) that their beloved cat Smokey can no longer remain on the premises. Outraged by the order, employee Marie Boudri started an online petition which is receiving considerable community support.
In Zeewolde, entrepreneur Bart Elbers has found a new way to make make the experience of eating fruit just a little more special, and spiritual too. He has partnered up with a fruit farmer to bring 'Buddha pears' to the market, Omroep Flevoland reports.
The police have released a video showing an incident from several months ago in which a pair of men take extreme revenge in a possible traffic argument. Two men are seen chasing and then shooting at a vehicle. Police are now looking for the victims.