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.
A tram driver from Amsterdam knowingly drove around with a deceased man in his vehicle for at least 20 minutes, De Telegraaf reports.
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.
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.
A 20 year old man was hit in the head by a bullet during New Year's Eve and only noticed it later on.
Police officers arrested a burglar in Apeldoorn early this morning who had fallen asleep in the house that he had broken into.
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.
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.
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.
Drachten police "arrested" a sheep that had strayed from its farm, into the high way, and hindering traffic flow on the N31, Friday morning.
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.
It seems that after all his hard work, Sinterklaas sometimes also needs a night out.
On Thursday morning the police arrested a 27 year old resident of Calaislaan in Eindoven for threatening a mechanic with a firearm or similar object.
Jules Deelder, the Night Mayor of Rotterdam, turned 70 and was allowed to be the Day Mayor of Rotterdam for eight hours. He was installed in the Rotterdam council chamber shortly after celebrating his birthday. In his inaugural speech he appealed for more unity among all residents, whatever nationality.
During rush hour on Wednesday morning, train passenger Mark found a large amount of on a train seat that seemed to have been left behind by another passenger.
Two shrieking clowns bearing nightmarish masks and wooden batons chased two teenage girls down the street in Eindhoven, claims the mother of one of the girls on Omproep Brabant.
On Monday the fire brigade in Waalwijk had to rescue a puppy from a bizarre situation. The three month old puppy got his head stuck in a concrete block.
Many people panicked when Ansel Elgort, protagonist of the American hit movie The Fault In Our Stars (TFIOS), posted pictures on Instagram of what seemed to be the Amsterdam bench, made famous by the movie, in the grounds of 20th Century Fox Studios in Hollywood.
On Thursday the police rushed to the Biezenkamp shopping center in Leusden in the hopes of stopping an armed robbery, only to discover a yoga class in progress.
A taxi firm in Amsterdam is refusing to drive people dressed as Sinterklaas or Zwarte Piet in protest of human rights violations widely believed to be perpetrated by the chocolate industry. Taxi Electric says that four of every ten chocolate bars are made by children, and one in ten is produced by slave labour.
On Thursday night around midnight, the police had to solve a little mystery when they found a 4 year old girl wandering around a snack bar in Amsterdam Zuidoost.
When a client asked Isis Hair salon owner Jet Daniels if she knows what happens when you search online for her business, Daniels was less-than-surprised to hear the client's discovery. "It is not the first time I heard my clients wind up seeing videos of beheadings," she said Thursday, a day after she changed the salon's name to Jet Setters.
The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Saudi Arabia has closed down a sweets shop for selling offensive to Islam cakes.