Police officials said three farmworkers died after falling into a manure silo in the village of Makkinga, northern of the Netherlands. Another man, who was in critical condition, was brought to the hospital.
A mass street fight in Rotterdam-Zuid on Tuesday, ended in a stabbing in which two people got wounded. One person has been arrested. That announced the police.
The location of the fight was the Paul Kruger Street. An estimated 15 to 20 people have been fighting with each other. There were also knives drawn. Two people ended up with stabbing wounds. A man was stabbed in the side, another in an arm. Both were treated in a hospital.
The police has no idea what caused the fight.
Dutch increasingly accept the reduced prosperity and the new austerity.
More than a third of the population (34 percent) has spontaneously chosen to live a more sober life, shows the Mentality Monitor 2013 of investigation bureau Motivaction. 15 Years ago, that percentage was 23 and the society was more materialistic.
Property has become less important. Sharing a car or other material things is becoming increasingly common. Choosing and doing more with less, is one of the main characteristics of this time, is one of the conclusions.
“Michael Boogerd won in 2002 in a monumental manner the Tour stage to La Plagne. It was one of the highlights in his cycling career. He, however, did not obtain the victory on his own. Before the start of the stage, the Rabobank rider underwent a blood transfusion. Blood ran from the arm of brother Rini directly to his own arm.” Boogerd fights this anecdote in a book about cycling.
Only aggressive and criminal asylum seekers will end up in jail behind bars. The other asylum seekers stay in an open door prison or must report regularly.
This is written in the vision on the future of detention of foreigners of State Secretary Fred Teeven (Security and Justice). The plan now goes to the Cabinet, he told the Volkskrant. With this future approach, the VVD Minister meets an explicit wish of coalition partner PvdA.
CCTVs and observers on fishing vessels, should prevent fish being illegally dumped. State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Sharon Dijksma , believes that better control is needed to prevent prohibited fish dumps at sea, reports the AD.
Besides better controls of ships' logs, Dijksma also announces that she explicitly wants to see if auditors can sail along and if CCTVs can be used.
PSV midfielder Kevin Strootman will be Manchester United’s first major summer signing. He will be replacing Paul Scholes, who will soon be retiring.
After its several expansions in Europe, Netflix will be launching its services in the Netherlands in late 2013.
Radio Netherlands Worldwide received an award at the this year’s New York Festivals International Radio Programs & Promos Awards, in honor of the World’s Best Radio Programs & Promos.
A 20-year-old gorilla gave birth to twin gorillas in a zoo in the Netherlands.
21-year-old Virgil van Dijk, said he is eager to sign with the Scottish Premier League champions Celtic.
King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands is the new face of the latest silver and gold Dutch coins. The coins have been released by the Netherlands, Aruba, St. Maarten, and Curacao, according to World Coin News.
The Power Matching City program in the Netherlands unveils an innovative method of measuring energy consumption by consumers using a smart grid gadget, according to cleanenergyauthority.
The Netherlands is no. 8 in the Better Life Index rankings, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The Netherlands men obtained their first win at the Rabobank Hockey World League Semi Finals after prevailing against India 2-0 (2-0 halftime). The Netherlands are now on top of Pool B, alongside New Zealand.
A recent study in the Netherlands shows that there is no real link between weather and the worsening symptoms of fibromyalgia, particularly pain.