Netherlands residents have lodged over 30,000 complaints about fireworks in just six days on the website Vuurwerkoverlast.nl. The site is operating for its third year and went back online for the holiday season less than a week ago.
Dutch travellers are being told to avoid the Gambian capital of Banjul after an attempted coup there. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands issued the travel warning for Banjul on Tuesday.
An elderly couple were stripped of tens of thousands of euros in cash during a daytime robbery at a Tilburg park. They were pulling the stack of money in a blue shopping trolley through Reeshofpark when they were jumped by two unknown assailants, police said in a statement.
Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is the most wealthy Dutch person on Bloomberg's billionaire list, which they update daily. She is number 125 on the list with an estimated fortune of 9.7 billion dollars.
The Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM, Dutch Petroleum Company) has received 75 damage claims after the earthquake in Groningen early this morning. These include reports of cracks in walls and damage to plaster.
The court in Utrecht ruled today that the Brinks Nederland employee strike may continue at this time.
Dutch people who went abroad for holiday in 2014, gave Austria the best rating. This is according to holiday review site Zoover, based on 2.8 million ratings.
Six people became ill in a clothing store in the village of Balk in Friesland, presumably due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Five of them were taken to the hospital, the fire department reports.
The 55 year old resident of a houseboat on Friesewal in Zwolle was found dead in the water on Monday afternoon. The police assumes his death was accidental.
Millions of households' televisions will soon loose signal. Ziggo is adjusting its network because of the merger with UPC. Customers will therefore have to set their TV or decoder again.
The National Military Museum in Soest reached a milestone yesterday. Around 14:30 yesterday afternoon the museum received its 50,000th visitor.