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Dec 30 '13 04:32

A bottlenose dolphin was born in the Dolphinarium in Harderwijk, shortly after midnight, Sunday. The birth of the young dolphin, whose gender is not yet known, is unique.

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Dec 30 '13 04:31

In a hole in a forest near Zuidlaren, in Drenthe, police arrested two men from Kosovo, who were suspected of a series of burglaries in the area.

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Dec 28 '13 11:45

KLM is not allowed to take on the pilots of subsidiary Martinair, decided the court in Amsterdam on Friday.

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Dec 28 '13 04:35

The hotline Firework Nuisance is online again. The site became inaccessible Thursday after a second cyber attack.

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Dec 28 '13 04:34

Greenpeace activists Faiza Oulahsen and Mannes Ubels are back in the Netherlands. Their flight arrived from St. Petersburg and landed on Schiphol Friday evening around 19:45.

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Dec 28 '13 04:33

In Amsterdam, the AEX closed above the 400-point barrier. At the close of the business day the stock market index had reached 400.99 point.

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Dec 28 '13 04:32

A 57-year-old Dutchman was arrested in Newcastle, England, after border patrol officers there found over a hundred kilos of heroin and cocaine in his possession. The man, Johannes Huizer, was travelling with a truck by ferry from the Netherlands.His container was also found to be holding 150kg of cannabis, and 50kg of amphetamines when it was inspected at the Port of Tyne.

30 kilos of cocaine seized from hand luggage at Schiphol leads to the arrest of seven (Koninklijke Marechaussee/Facebook)

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Dec 28 '13 04:31

The round-up of some of this week's most noteworthy events and news stories features Sint Maarten battling mosquitos that spread the Chikungunya virus, the Dutch economy making a sharp fall, King Willem-Alexander's first Christmas speech, the sale of 100 Leopard tanks to Finland, the new record by "Serious Request" after being locked up in the Glass House, and a major storm that misses most of the Netherlands.

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Dec 27 '13 17:48

Google has deactivated the islamsticker@gmail Gmail account politician Geert Wilders was using to spread his anti-Islam stickers.

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Dec 27 '13 15:31

Rijkswaterstaat, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, has been busy all day cleaning up an oil spill in the Nieuwe Haven in Arnhem. By a cause, yet unknown, about 2,650 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the water.

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Dec 27 '13 15:09

A 72-year-old Eindhoven resident was robbed in his hometown Wednesday evening. Four young men threatened the man with a knife while he was walking his dog on the Lohengrinlaan near Cruijfcourt.

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Dec 27 '13 14:53

The police arrested two men last night for throwing a fireworks bomb next to a store in the Bomstraat in Noordwijk.

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