Another owl in the Netherlands is making the news. While the "horror owl" of Purmerend attacks people, the "cuddly owl" of Noordeinde companionably lands on passersby's heads, Omroep Gelderland reports.
Alert witnesses witnessed an unusual event as eight kangaroos were stolen from a meadow on Bentheimerstraat in De Lutte on Tuesday. With the quick call and description from the witnesses, police managed to stop the fleeing car shortly after the theft on Lasondersingel in Enschede.
The Dirk van den Broek on the Marie Heinekenplein in Amsterdam has given the go ahead for a Disco Shopping day next month. Registration for the event starts Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Passengers of KLM flight KL875 experienced some tense moments when a small fire erupted in the overhead compartment for hand luggage. The fire started after the plane landed at Bangkok, was extinguished very quickly and everyone on board left the plane safely, Daily Mail reports.
The eagle owl that terrorized Purmerend since last March was caught by a falconer on Friday, the city revealed. At least one eagle owl is believed to be responsible for over fifty attacks on people, which increased dramatically in recent months.
Damage to (possibly dozens) of new cars in Born, Limburg, has the fire department completely confused. The damage, which resembles hail damage, has no apparent source and is isolated to one parking lot, with no cars damaged outside it.
When three art students decide to prank the Netherlands by jokingly offer residents the chance to trade their votes in the upcoming provincial election for physical goods, they were surprised by the number of people who actually took up the offer. People using their RuilJeStempas (literally, “trade your vote”) Facebook page offered up their votes an Apple iPhone charger, pieces of fruit, and cheap household goods, Asja Keeman tells NL Times.
Despite the growing interest in playing hide-and-go-seek in an IKEA store, the store refuses to participate.
More than 18 thousand people have signed up to play hide-and-seek in the IKEA store in Eindhoven on May 16th, according to the Facebook page "Versoppertje in de Ikea Eindhoven". This seemed to worry the store, who put a stop to the event.
The PvdA's latest (joking) idea to increase the population in Zeeland is to prick holes in condoms.
The horror owl of Purmerend has struck again, claiming two more victims on Monday night.
Police were notified this week of an online advertisement for the sale of soap produced during World War II, possibly made from human remains collected at concentration camps. After consulting the Public Prosecutor, officers opened an investigation into the sale, police said on Friday.
The "horror owl", that has been terrorizing Purmerend for weeks, has struck again. This time injuring a news paper deliverer.
The police are reopening the investigation into the death of 25 year old Larissa Dumont from Nieuwveen on May 27th, 1997, after reports in De Telegraaf last year. The initial investigation by the police concluded that Dumont was killed by a bite from her horse.
The world's most expensive cheese slicer, worth 25 thousand euros, was stolen from the Amsterdam Cheese Museum over the weekend, Het Parool reports.
The so-called horror owl of Purmerend has claimed another two victims. Last night the owl attacked a trainer and athlete from the Purmerend athletics association, NOS reports. Both victims had to be treated in hospital.
The police have put out a warning of an unknown man calling people in The Hague and telling them that their loved ones have died. The man poses as a police officer.
The accident in Ter Apel on Saturday in which a woman died was caused by a handling error of the 81 year old motorist, NOS reports.
Marketingfacts.nl conducted a marketing stunt on Thursday in which users without Android devices only saw a grim message "you can not use this service because you do not have the right gear." The stunt was at first thought to be a new, legitimate policy of the company, before it was revealed as a marketing trick.
Police officers arrested a 42 year old man on Tuesday. He is suspected of stealing mailbags to get credit cards.
The owl that sowed fear in Purmerend and Kwadijk last year, is asserting itself again this year, as several new reports of attacks by the aggressive owl were filed last week.
An area resident returning home early Tuesday morning could not enter his Valkenswaard house after discovering his friends had created a "impregnable fortress," according to police and Omroep Brabant.
Late last week Manon Hogenboom from Vaesrade had to leave the carnival festivities because of a sever stomach ache. She went to the hospital, thinking that she might have appendicitis, only to find out that she was about to give birth. To twins!
A large whale was spotted swimming at the height of Zeeland bridge in Oosterschelde estuary on Saturday. Experts say it is probably a humpback whale.