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.
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.
KLM is not allowed to take on the pilots of subsidiary Martinair, decided the court in Amsterdam on Friday.
The hotline Firework Nuisance is online again. The site became inaccessible Thursday after a second cyber attack.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Google has deactivated the islamsticker@gmail Gmail account politician Geert Wilders was using to spread his anti-Islam stickers.
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.
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.