A three-year-old boy has been rescued by the fire brigade from a recycling container several meters below street level. The incident took place Monday afternoon on the Keurvorstenplein in Ravenstein, Noord-Brabant.
A 26-year-old man from the Belgian province of Lommel, Limburg was busted for driving nearly twice the speed limit while drag racing two police officers. The man, wrongly believing that the two officers wanted to race him while at a red light, took off when the light turned green.
Freshwater lobsters, or crawfish, are scuttling around Amsterdam streets, bumping into confused Amsterdam residents. After the heavy rainfall on Monday, many of the crustaceans have left their hidey places in the canals to hunt for new territory, Het Parool reports.
A 50-year old man from Dorst has been arrested for illegally killing a rabbit. During the arrest, the police discovered an air rifle and a dead rabbit in the back of the suspect's vehicle.
A man was discovered dead in his home last week, years after his death. A neighbor tells AT5 that he has been busy for a long time warning authorities in the neighborhood of Slotermeer of the possible death of his fellow area resident.
Today, on World UFO Day, scientists press that any eventual alien contact will be out of peace and interest, not out of a desire for the destruction of Earthlings and our planet.
DNA testing of human remains found in Panama were positively identified as belonging to 21-year-old Kris Kremers, one of two Dutch students missing in the Central American country since April 1. Remains belonging to her friend, Lisanne Froon, 22, were identified earlier this week.
Completely harmless, no dangerous substances, and in a variety of flavors, the e-joint is taking the European market by storm with the company behind the product rolling out 10,000 units daily, according to distributors E-Njoint B.V. Capitalizing on the success of the e-cigarette, the Delft based business has claimed to have invented the world’s first electronic joint though it is sold without using any THC, the psychoactive aspect of marijuana.
Dutch firm Fugro has been hired by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) to assist in locating missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. The plane has been lost, and feared crashed into the Indian Ocean, since it took off from Kuala Lumpur on March 8, 2014.
A human skull dating back to the Middle Stone Age was fished from the seabed near the North Sea coast, according to archaeologists working with the province of Noord Holland. The well-preserved skull fragment is estimated at 9,500 years old, and was part of the head of an adult male, the researchers said.
Two chickens were found cut into pieces and impaled on trees in the Genneperparken in Eindhoven. The animal police was signaled at 2 p.m. by a municipality controller who found the animals in the park.
World-renowned Amsterdam tattoo artist Henk Schiffmacher wants to make it possible to preserve tattooed skin, and set up a donor codicil that would allow people to give these pieces to family or collectors, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
A student from Rotterdam, Marlies, has become the center of a national discussion about what Rotterdam commuters are viewing as an absurd new ruling on RET trams. For consuming a sandwich in the metro, you could incur a fine of €100.
Police in Amstelveen shot dead an escaped cow on Wednesday afternoon, claiming that that the animal was a danger to the public.
A 72-year old man from Rosmalen has admitted to digging the hole, in which multiple dead animals were discovered, that police found on monday.
Police in The Hague arrested a man on Monday evening in relation to an outstanding fine. It appeared that the man had a spiky surprise hidden in his jacket pocket. A live hedgehog.
A family in Ijmuiden found a wartime bunker in their garden this weekend. Karin van Koot drove a trailer through the garden when one of the wheels sunk through the grass. A deep hole revealed the bunker.
Police in Tilburg is looking for a man who has the idiosyncrasy of taking money out of ATM machines shirtless with stolen bank cards.
The EYE Film Instituut in Amsterdam is going to sell David Lynch coffee beans in the museum shop.
Customs officers on Schiphol found the remains of a dead monkey in a suitcase of a traveler from Surinam, Thursday. The passenger claimed the monkey was intended for a soup.
For thieves, getting caught by police is probably one of those dangers that comes with the job. But surely it doesn’t happen that often they call police on themselves.
A deceased cat was stolen from a freezer in a shed in Den Helder.
A video posted on LiveLeak shows a crazy emergency brake test of a Leopard tank in the Netherlands.