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May 27 '15 14:40

Last year was a record year for organ donations in the Netherlands. There were a total of 537 living donors and 271 people donated their organs after death. There were a total of 785 organ transplants in the Netherlands in 2014, an increase of 11 percent.

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May 27 '15 14:24

The number of DDoS attacks grew by 35 percent over the first quarter of 2015, according to the Akamai State of the Internet Report. Over the course of the last year, the number of attacks has doubled.

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May 27 '15 14:23

About a hundred people showed up at the Plein in The Hague on Wednesday to protest against the plans for gas extraction on Terschelling.

May 27 '15 14:02

The police have arrested a total of 19 people during raids in locations connected to Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs on Wednesday. Harrie Ramakers, the president of the Bandidos Limburg chapter, is among those arrested.

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May 27 '15 13:47

The number of reports of sexual abuse in youth care facilities increased by 19 percent in 2014. Last year 70 cases of sexual abuse were reported, compared to 59 in 2013.

Lady Justice
May 27 '15 13:23

The court has sentenced 46 year old Agus S. to compulsory treatment in a psychiatric institution for killing his 10 year old son in their home in Amsterdam West.

Syrian refugees
May 27 '15 13:03

The Cabinet is generally positive about many aspects of the European Commission's plan for asylum seekers, but still have some questions they want answered.

Gavel
May 27 '15 12:12

The court in Amsterdam is expected to give a ruling in a very strange case next week. A thief in Amsterdam Zuid-Oost bit off the tip of a shopkeeper's finger after stealing a bottle of detergent.

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May 27 '15 11:57

An electrical failure at Belgium air traffic control forced the closure of airspace above Belgium on Wednesday morning, Eurocontrol said in a statement. The regional airspace will remain shut until at least 2 p.m. local time, The Brussels Airport authority said.

May 27 '15 11:54

The police raided 27 grow shops across the Netherlands on Tuesday in a national action day to tackle businesses that facilitate cannabis cultivation. A total of 11 people were arrested.

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May 27 '15 11:29

The police have released a composite sketch of a man suspected to be involved in the arson of the Theater Palazzo in Grave on April 26th as well as a robbery at the same theater a week earlier.

Enduring Freedom
May 27 '15 11:13

The Dutch F-16 fighter jets have dropped their 500th bomb on an ISIS target since the Netherlands joined the mission against the terrorist organization last year.

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