Feb 17 '14 08:59

Clinics in the Netherlands are waging Warcraft on gaming addicts, which have risen 66 percent in the last two years.

Storm clouds
Feb 17 '14 08:05

Following a heavy storm on Friday night, nine roofs were torn off homes in the Acaciastraat in Breda.

Feb 17 '14 07:50

The mobile unit found several objects in the forest near the home of Els Borst in Bilthoven yesterday, which could provide further details in the ongoing investigation of her death, a spokesperson for the Police said.

Feb 17 '14 07:23

Residents in a flat complex for the elderly in Leiden were not informed that their new neighbor, Benno L., is a registered pedophile.

Feb 16 '14 04:32

The PVV, with Geert Wilders as party leader, is steadily gaining votes, according to the latest poll among 900 Dutch, by TNS Nipo, a Dutch research agency.

Feb 16 '14 04:31

An assault team of the Rotterdam police force arrested five men Monday morning in a hangar on the Riemsdijkweg in Rotterdam, on suspicion of smuggling 275 lbs. of cocaine, reported the Public Prosecution Friday.

Feb 15 '14 04:34

The Lidl is recalling its trout fillets with garlic of the Ocean Sea brand. The expiration date is incorrect.

Feb 15 '14 04:33

Arnoud van Doorn, Hague council member, party leader for the Islāmic Partij van de Eenheid (PvdE), and former PVV member, was sentenced to a 1,000 euro fine for selling weed to minors, leaking confidential information, and possession of a weapon. He also heard a conditional community service sentence of 40 hours against him.

Feb 15 '14 04:32

The memorial service for D66 politician and Minister of State, Els Borst, will begin at 10:30 in the Dom church in Utrecht, Saturday, February 15, according to her obituary. Following the service there will be a private funeral.

Feb 15 '14 04:31

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features the death of former Minister Els Borst, Minister Plasterk has to explain himself to Parliament for tapping 1.8 million phone calls, the threats to a Moroccan woman who opened a wine bar in Rotterdam, a Veenendaal football fan who dies in a fireworks accident, grieving dads who plead for mandatory carbon monoxide detectors, and a bus accident in the Filipines that killed 14 people, among whom one Dutch.

Feb 14 '14 19:22

State Secretary of Health, Martin van Rijn, made agreements, Friday, with music halls, and organizers of dance parties, festivals, and concerts to cap the volume at 103 decibel in the Netherlands.

Feb 14 '14 17:00

Police seized more than 2.5 million euros in drugs money during a raid of a commercial building in Capelle aan de Ijssel Tuesday. They also found weapons and ammunition.

Feb 14 '14 16:50

The government wants to reverse the increase of excise on fuel, according to NOS, based on The Hague sources. In addition to a multitude of complaints, the measure costs the treasury money, instead of adding to it.

Feb 14 '14 15:58

In the last year, one in three council members has suffered verbal or physical abuse for their function.

Feb 14 '14 15:56

While the Dutch win one medal after another, the US skaters are at a loss over their not making it to the podium. Fingers point at the Mach 39 racing suit from Under Armour, developed with the help of Lockheed Martin.

PSV stadium Eindhoven
Feb 14 '14 14:19

Two men from Helmond, aged 26 and 23, have been apprehended for stealing from a skybox in the PSV-Eindhoven stadium.

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