The likelihood of finding a pearl in an oyster is 1 in 35,000, reported Omroep Zeeland. And yet it happened twice in one evening in Yerseke in Zeeland.
Peter van der Helm, a Dutch entrepreneur, has launched a new business to preserve the tattoos of the dead, Chicago Tribune reports citing Reuters.
A Surinamese man who is on trial in Utrecht for having sex with his daughter may have defiled his two other daughters as well.
An updated survey by the Institute for Dutch Lexicology revealed that most participants want to kick "kids" out of the Dutch language. Of 10,000 Dutch and Flemish voters, "Kids" received forty percent of the voting.
A 14-year-old girl cycling home from school yesterday was shaken up yesterday when she biked into a hidden sinkhole. One witness at the scene pulled the girl, Sarah, out before she was harmed.
Two men who were swapped as babies just after their birth, found their biological family after sixty years, writes BN De Stem Tuesday.
During the Ajax match Sunday afternoon, ADO supporters sang hurtful songs sung about the fallen Ajax fan, reported AT5.
Edwin van der Sar was amongst a group from football club Ajax visiting the family of a man who fell from the stands at the ArenA during a match earlier this week. The former Oranje and Ajax goalkeeper sat with the family at the hospital where the 46-year-old fan lies in critical condition, according to the team.
Police in Groningen took quick action when they were alarmed that students were planning a party with a NAZI theme, complete with the characteristic yellow star that would be pinned on partygoers as they walked in. On the star, there would be three letters, NSB.
A man who fell nearly five meters from the Amsterdam ArenA stands onto a concrete path on Tuesday is still in critical condition. The fan, a 46-year-old father, was sitting in the front row of the F-Side when he collapsed to the ground during the 39th minute of the Ajax-Barcelona Champions League match.
A man was seriously injured at the Amsterdam Arena after he fell from the stands onto the concrete ring surrounding the field. The incident took place 39 minutes into the Ajax v. FC Barcelona Champions League football match.
A local from Maarssen was shocked, Monday around 23:00, to discover a naked man, sitting in a bus shelter on the Dr. Plesmanlaan. The passer-by called the police, but by the time they arrived, the man had got into his car and drove off.
The 16-year-old Rens van de Kruijs got a the scare of this life this weekend when a steel pin was pierced through his forehead at work
The police in Deurne warns residents of the town in Brabant, because the last few months somebody has loosened the bolts of wheels of different cars. The police has so far received two reports, but a garage owner says he has helped more motorists.
A motorist who reported the fact that his wheels were loose on Thursday, stated that while driving he noticed a strange vibration. After checking in the garage, it was clear that the bolts of his wheels were loose. The police assumes randomness by the offender, according to a spokesman.
A burglar who took a TV from a restaurant in Oudenbosch, returned it after an hour and hung it back up on the wall. He even hooked it back up with the cable he had also stolen.
By a complex accident on the A2 Sunday afternoon, a man and a woman were injured. A car drove so quick against the center guide that the engine was launched out of the car. The flying engine hit a car with caravan. The one who caused the accident has reported to the police.
Tuesday, in Bergen op Zoom, the fire brigade rescued a woman who fell in a sinkhole in her garden. The hole was caused by water from a garden hose of the neighbor. That was reported by the police. Omroep Brabant mentioned a "sinkhole".
Because of the woman’s size, she couldn’t come out of the hole by herself and the fire brigade had to assist. She was taken from the hole with a stretcher. She was further OK but was taken to the hospital for examination.
One person was injured Wednesday afternoon when a tram ran into a bicyclist.
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