Apr 20 '15 13:43

About 152 thousand of the 212,500 houses and apartments in Groningen are not safe if a major earthquake should strike. That is the conclusion of engineering firm Van Rossum's impact analysis commissioned by the province of Groningen, NRC reports.

Apr 20 '15 13:08

Three people were injured in the explosion in an apartment in Heerlen on Monday morning. One of the victims was taken to the hospital in serious condition, the other two were treated by general practitioners, a spokesperson for the Limburg-Zuid fire department said.

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Apr 20 '15 13:04

Police say they have arrested 15 out of a group of 78 Germans who fought back when officers stopped them from physically assaulting someone in Renesse on Sunday April 12. Two officers had been injured during the fracas.

Apr 20 '15 12:34

Louise Gunning will not receive severance pay now that she has resigned as the chairman of the University of Amsterdam's Executive Board, a spokesperson for the supervisory board announced.

Apr 20 '15 11:48

A 24 year old man died in an apartment on Jan Pieterszoon Coenhof in Leiden on Sunday morning after a shooting incident.

Apr 20 '15 11:29

Hundreds of people gathered on the Spuiplein in The Hague on Saturday to commemorate the Armenian genocide which started almost 100 years ago.

Apr 20 '15 11:02

The Red Cross' call for volunteers has so far led to about 1 thousand people volunteering to become first-aiders, Omroep Gelderland reports. The Red Cross still needs another thousand volunteers to help out at major events in the Netherlands this summer.

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Apr 20 '15 10:49

The police found the bodies of three men in a luxury on a luxury longboat on Zwetkade Noord at around 15:00 on Sunday afternoon.

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Apr 20 '15 10:31

The mortal remains of Rick Broekmeulen was found at the Inlaag on Sunday morning. Broekmeulen had been missing since his ship capsized on the Westerschelde early in February.

Apr 20 '15 10:17

KLM has formally implemented a new cockpit rule that states that two people have to be in the cockpit at all times, the airline announced.

Apr 20 '15 10:08

Rector magnificus Dymph van den Boom has been appointed the interim chairman of the University of Amsterdam's Executive Board, NRC reports. She is temporarily succeeding Louise Gunning, who resigned on Sunday.

Apr 20 '15 09:39

There was a large fire on Peperstraat in Purmerend on Sunday night. The fire broke out in a clothing store and quickly spread.


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