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.
How do you get ahead in politics? Why, you turn yourself into an internet meme of course!
A staff member of the Community Health Services (GGD) lost at least one container of cocaine during a lesson about drugs in a school in Alphen aan den Rijn, Thursday
St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport lived up to its illustrious reputation Tuesday, when a KLM aircraft damaged at least 17 vehicles parked alongside the beachside runway. KLM flight 785 was on its way from Amsterdam, and was a fully booked, according to a spokesman for the airline.
Zoe Averianov, an English girl, was surprised to see a letter she tossed into the sea more than 20 years ago, Manchester Evening News reports.
An unemployed Dutchman made a website highlighting his difficulties and he was flooded with job offers.
The Boijmans Van Beuningen museum in Rotterdam is sending the painting, The Head of Christ, to Springfield Museums in Massachusetts, United States, for an exhibition this month.
Two Dutch were selected for the second round of Mars One, a Dutch non-profit project that will establish a permanent human settlement on Mars.
A giant yellow duck, created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, exploded on Tuesday in Taiwan.
A painting featured on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow was discovered to be an authentic painting by Flemish renaissance artist Antoon van Dyck.
Netherlands-based space tourism firm Space Expedition Corp. has signed an agreement with a Chinese travel agency in Beijing to take Chinese tourists to space.
Two suspected burglars were arrested Thursday morning as they tried to hide on the rooftops connected to the store they had allegedly robbed. Witnesses spotted the two men walking on a roof in Amersfoort at 5:30am, according to the police department.
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.