A tram operator in the Hague made the surprising discovery of a bag filled with more than 330 Staatsloterij lottery tickets. The driver found the bag thrust into his hands while navigating his Line 17 route near the Kalvermarkt-Stadhuis stop, according to newspaper AD.
Vocal anti-Islamist Geert Wilders used his hidden, personal Twitter account to follow 17 different Donald Duck profiles and Dutch porn business woman and actress Kim Holland, reported RTL Nieuws on Tuesday. He also used the account to follow dozens of journalists, despite often showing contempt for them as a whole in public.
The Netherlands has a new export product: stiletto clogs with 12 centimeter heels, designed and made by clog maker Dirk Poffers in Hellendoorn.
Seven boys were arrested Thursday night in Oisterwijk after a brawl broke out between two groups at an asylum reception center there. Police rushed to the scene at about 9 p.m. after receiving a report of the fight, which included the boys hitting each other with tree branches and other weapons.
An arrest on Abdijstraat in Oosterhout took a strange twist on Monday. Instead of leaving with a handcuffed suspect, the police walked away with a hand grenade.
A truck carrying pigs overturned and ended up in a ditch on the A15 from Nijmegen to Gorinchem. The wandering pigs are causing quite a traffic jam between Geldermalsen and Leerdam
The disappearance of a giant rocking-moose from the Ikea store in Zwolle during the early hours of Monday morning, was the work of New Year's association De Oliebol from Vledder in Drenthe. The stolen moose reemerged in the association's home town on New Year's eve.
The municipality of Groningen accidentally declared about 5 thousand chronically ill and disabled people dead in what a municipal spokesperson describes as a "very painful" mistake
Piet van Molen, kept his mother's body hidden in a box in the Oirsbeek home they shared for two and a half years because she asked him to do so. The 62 year old man told his story to Hart van Nederland after the police released him on Tuesday.
A Rotterdam doctor working at the Maasstad Hospital was given a warning from the Medical Disciplinary Board for prescribing two patients Chinese I-Ching cards when regular treatment methods failed
Nearly 1,100 kilograms of illegal narcotics was found hidden in a shipment of pineapple juice, police said on Tuesday. The drugs, believed to be cocaine, has an estimated street value of between 25 and 30 million euro.
A 30-year-old women was taken to an area hospital after she was injured in a shooting at a gun club in Amsterdam’s Westerpark district. “It looks as though the victim has injured herself,” police said in a statement.
On Thursday PVV leader Geert Wilders posted a picture of a grandstand full of people in white robes on Twitter. "This is the Moroccan parliament", he wrote. The tweet provoked a a stream of reactions from people who wanted to show Wilders what other things are.
The police fished a wet suit wearing Rotterdam man out of the waters in the Waalhaven around 3:00 a.m. on Friday morning.
The police found a box which they believe may contain the remains of a long-time missing elderly woman in her home in Oirsbeek on Thursday. The woman's son, who was living in the home, was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in her disappearance.
Two scientists from the University of Amsterdam can cure arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, within two minutes using a combination of a beta blocker and an encounter with a large tarantula
The piano in the central hall of the Amsterdam Central Station that was vandalized with excrement on Sunday, will be switched with another piano so that visitors can play again, a spokesperson for NS said
A 39 year old Belgian man was arrested on the A50 near Landerd on Saturday night after the police found dozens of debit cards and more than 1,200 Viagra pills in his car.
Brabant may be dealing with a cheese stealing gang. After reports on the cheese heist at the Zuidgeest cheese farm in Bergen op Zoom earlier this week, it became apparent that at least two other cheese makers in the province were also victimized by robbers
A chef working at restaurant Toscanini was "pleasantly surprised" to find a dead baby shark inside the fresh squid she was preparing on Wednesday. The teeny-tiny shark is estimated to have been about a month old when the squid swallowed i
Thieves broke into the store of De Zuidgeest cheese farm in Bergen op Zoom early on Tuesday morning and stole some 13 thousand euros worth of cheese. The peculiar thieves got away with between 130 and 150 cheeses, each weighing about 12 kilograms
Mohamed Ouaamari, a Flemish student from Antwerpen, applied for a job at anti-Islam party PVV. The job listing was posted by PVV leader Geert Wilders on Twitter on Monday.
Two Greek tourists somehow managed to end up on the A10 highway with their rented bicycles on Tuesday night. The police found them at the Rai in Amsterdam, near the connection with the A2 and escorted them off the road.
A swim class at De Does swimming pool in Leiderdorp received a new member in a very surprising way on Wednesday afternoon. A very pregnant woman was waiting in the canteen for her daughter's swim lesson to end, when she suddenly went into labor. Baby Jack was born right there in one of the offices, with the help of swimming pool employees.