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Feb 12 '15 16:15

Groningen citizens sang their provincial national anthem in protest against gas extraction in their region during Thursday's Tweede Kamer (Lower House) parliamentary debate on the issue on Thursday.

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Feb 12 '15 14:03

There was a lot of commotion on Piusstraat in Tilburg last night when what police and local residents thought was an armed robbery and hostage situation, turned out to be a recording for a movie.

Feb 11 '15 14:58

American Graduate student Jeff Nichols uncovered lost footage of the SS Eastland disaster in the archives of Amsterdam film institute EYE. Nichols found the film clips Thursday on an EU-funded website. The clips from the incident were lodged between other news items on a digitized Dutch newsreel.

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Feb 10 '15 17:36

After Twente University mathematics student Loes Knoben took on a traineeship to design a computerized rapid course covering Berlin's S-Bahn public transit system, she decided to take a challenge and put her programming skills to the test. Her skills were vindicated when she rode the entire rail system in just 15 hours and four minutes, faster than anyone else by nearly two hours.

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Feb 9 '15 17:40

Two suspected robbers from Tilburg did something surprising on Monday in the village of Galder, North Brabant. They expressed their regret for committing a burglary of the Bijl Groentechniek garden center, and brought the stolen garden tools back with a bouquet of flowers.

Feb 8 '15 18:36

Pastor Edward van der Kaaij is preaching that Jesus did not exist and that his story is a myth. The proclamation has got him banned from guest lecturing at a nearby Reformed Church.

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Feb 8 '15 18:03

Police in the U.K. are looking for two men accused of threatening underage Army cadets outside a reserve base in Gateshead, England, Northumbria police said in a statement on Friday. The threats, including those of beheading, were shouted from a car apparently with Dutch license plates, local newspaper Chronicle reported.

Feb 4 '15 12:37

A woman was callously thrown down stairs by a skateboarder at the Spui in The Hague on Tuesday, a video making rounds on the internet suggests. The video shows the woman being pushed before falling down a set of stairs, and lying motionless for several moments at the bottom.

Feb 2 '15 15:21

Sniffer dogs will be used to detect network failures In North Brabant and Limburg for Netherlands energy provider Enexis by the end of 2015, the company announced last week.

Jan 30 '15 17:05

IKEA is adding vegan meatballs to the menu at their in-store restaurants throughout the Netherlands in the springtime, and in other markets worldwide.

Jan 28 '15 20:24

In an incident both police and the rail service are calling a “misunderstanding,” police have called off their investigation into a “suspicious package” found on a Leiden Centraal train platform. The package turned out to be a small camera installed by an advertising agency that does regular business with the national train firm NS.

Jan 28 '15 16:35

A man is being held by the city of Dordrecht for harassing the municipality with too many letters demanding information, taxing city resources.

Jan 27 '15 15:44

An almost disaster became an internet sensation when Zwier Spanjer's quad-copter captured its own heroic rescue by the 26-year-old Amsterdammer.

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Jan 26 '15 12:45

A Jan Steen painting was discovered during a valuation day in Beverwijk yesterday afternoon. The painting is estimated to be worth around 20 thousand euros, the appraiser, Jeroen Zoetmulder, said to RTV NH. The discovery was made by chance.

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Jan 26 '15 09:46

A tram driver from Amsterdam knowingly drove around with a deceased man in his vehicle for at least 20 minutes, De Telegraaf reports.

Jan 19 '15 18:26

A street art project ended faster than expected when firefighters were needed to free a woman from a solid block of plaster. Emergency responders were called to the scene when the woman needed more oxygen than what she could get breathing through a straw.

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Jan 12 '15 16:26

A paramedic was fired by his employer just west of Maastricht, in the Belgian town of Nieuwerkerken. The man had taken an ambulance without the knowledge of his boss and turned it into a set of a pornographic shoot.

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Jan 2 '15 09:46

A 20 year old man was hit in the head by a bullet during New Year's Eve and only noticed it later on.

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Dec 29 '14 12:43

Police officers arrested a burglar in Apeldoorn early this morning who had fallen asleep in the house that he had broken into.

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Dec 21 '14 16:00

Those in Amsterdam who heard large ensembles of people screaming their heads off last week may have been listening to the sounds of students blowing off steam after their final exams. The stress relief method is said to have origins in the Flogsta area of Uppsala, Sweden, but took residents of Uilenstede, Amstelveen off guard with many calling Dutch emergency services.

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Dec 14 '14 16:04

Two men in their twenties say they were shot while jogging in Amsterdam Zeeburg Sunday morning. The victims arrived at an area hospital on their own about an hour later, and workers there called the police.

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Dec 13 '14 14:30

A man who set himself on fire at the entrance of a Tilburg police station Friday afternoon died later that day in the hospital. Bystanders outside the Tilburg police station witnessed the man ignite himself on the stairs of the entryway to the Stationsstraat facility.

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Dec 10 '14 17:46

Drachten police "arrested" a sheep that had strayed from its farm, into the high way, and hindering traffic flow on the N31, Friday morning.

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Dec 2 '14 22:35

A poster of a pedophile displayed in Den Helder this weekend has been met with irritation by the area residents where it is distributed. It features a convicted pedophile who has molested at least three girls, along with his name, vehicle, and home address.

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