Police sign
Apr 24 '15 13:09

Four students of the Agenieten College were arrested on Thursday morning in the Overijssel town of Zwartsluis. They were shooting carbide with milk cans in an exam stunt, according to the police.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Apr 24 '15 12:58

The police arrested and suspended the licence of a 66 year old man from Eindhoven for aggressive driving.

Apr 24 '15 12:46

Zakaria G. is appealing the three years prison sentence he received for his involvement in the fatal jewelry store robbery in Deurne last year. According to his lawyer Valeri Lantain, Zakaria G. has always maintained that he is innocent and therefore does not agree with the punishment, Omroep Brabant reports.

Papendrecht Trauma helicopter
Apr 24 '15 12:00

A 3 year old boy was seriously injured in an accident at a physiotherapy practice in Papendrecht on Friday morning. According to the police, a treatment table collapsed and trapped the boy.

Apr 24 '15 11:37

The Rotterdam municipality has no right to its own treasures at the World Museum. Rotterdam did not properly control the municipal collection.

Apr 24 '15 11:30

Finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem told reporters before the Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Riga that reaching a deal with Greece is unlikely today. When asked about the prospect of reaching a deal soon, he replied “April is not over yet,” reports The Guardian.

Phone House
Apr 24 '15 11:13

British electronics and telecommunications retailer, Dixons Carphone, decided to dispose of tis majority stake in The Phone House Netherlands BV. The sum of the deal remains undisclosed. The sale is executed as a part of Dixons’ refocused strategy, reports Marketwatch.

Apr 24 '15 11:09

The Rijksoverheid, central government, is paying another 1.7 million euros to Microsoft so that they can keep using outdated operating system Windows XP. Last year the government already paid 3 million euros for extra support.

Apr 24 '15 10:48

The Netherlands is the 7th happiest country in the world according to the United Nation's World Happiness Report 2015. This puts the Netherlands three places down from the 4th place the country got in the 2013 report.

Apr 24 '15 10:25

There was another case of arson in the Markthal on Tuesday. An as of yet unidentified perpetrator set fire to the Tropicahal - the same stall that was set on fire in March.

Apr 24 '15 10:08

There are nearly 200 nationalities living in the Netherlands. More than 1.8 million people living in the Netherlands were not born in the country.

Apr 24 '15 09:25

Pathologist George Maat, who caused quite a bit of controversy by showing pictures of MH17 victims during a lecture on the identification process on Wednesday, has been put out of the forensic team


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