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.
On Wednesday the investigation team from Alphen found 14 birds in homes in Drunen and Den Bosch, seven of which are from the theft in Avifauna bird park.
In a raid on Friday, October 10th, the police found 14 of the 36 birds stolen from the bird park Avifauna in Alphen in a barn in Den Bosch.
A baby was born on the sidewalk at the shopping center Julianabaan in Voorburg yesterday afternoon.
According to Endemol (producer of Miloenenjacht) the participant who claims he was wrongly eliminated, is not entitled to compensation.
A Dutch tourist destroyed a statue in an ancient Cambodian temple complex. According to the woman, she was under the influence of a strange power.
Lawyer Peter Plasman is suing Endemol Nederland for the damages suffered by a participant of Postcode Loterij Miljoenenjacht due to his unjustified elimination in the broadcast on September 28th.
On Thursday evening a 20 year old man on his moped came to a stop in the living room of a house on Maasstraat in Assen.
Construction of of two residential towers at the Wilhemina Pier in Rotterdam has been resumed, after experts feared that two WWII bombs may be trapped underneath. Further research has been unable to detect any bombs.
The biggest mystery in Prinsenbeek at the moment is who has been sending hurtful letters to many of its residents these past seventeen years?
Edwin Stevens found a Golden Calf statuette in a toilet during the after party of the presentation of the prestigious Dutch film awards.
Dutch designer Teresa van Dongen was so influence by bioluminescence that she created a lamp whose light is powered solely by octopus bacteria. The Design Academy Eindhoven graduate’s lamp “Ambio” harnesses the natural energy of micro-organisms that glows brightly every time an ocean wave provides them with oxygen.
A man from Roermond has been sentenced to an eight-year prison term after strangling his landlord to death during choke sex two years ago, the NOS reports.
The police arrested two thieves on Tuesday night after one of them left his Facebook page open on the victim's computer.
Out of respect and sympathy for the victims of the monster truck accident yesterday, Haaksbergen gave very little information about their backgrounds.
Dozens of adults and children were injured Sunday at an automotive event when a driver lost control of his monster truck, crashing into the attendees gathered at the function in Haaksbergen, Overijssel. Local news agency JouwHaaksbergen.nl says one bystander has died, though at one witness at the scene say that at least two people are dead, and another had severe lacerations to the face.
On Friday morning, September 26th, the police received a strange call from a crying, drunk burglar turning himself in.
The man who has been plaguing the municipality of Dordrecht with thousands of letters in the last years has been warned that he has now been given a letter-limit of two per month. The court in Dordrecht has ruled that for any extra letter or e-mail that Mustafa Karasahin sends to the municipality, he will spend a day in jail, with a maximum of a year, De Telegraaf reports.
After announcing his intentions to run a (#meta)marathon around Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum on Twitter last week, American film-actor-turned-artist Shia LeBeouf ran 144 laps around the museum in collaboration with artists Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö, joined by local fans.