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Jul 10 '18 14:40

A woman was stabbed to death in the Noord-Brabant village of Hoogerheide on Tuesday morning. A man was arrested at the scene. 

Emergency services responded to the home on Binnenweg at around 7:45 a.m., after the stabbing was reported to the police. First responders tried to resuscitate the victim, but it was to no avail. She died at the scene.

The resident of the home was found nearby. He was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the fatal stabbing. He is in custody for questioning.

The police are investigating what happened. 

Rotterdam City Hall
Jul 10 '18 14:00

A barbecue at Rotterdam's city hall got somewhat out of hand on Friday night. City councilors could be heard singing karaoke late into the night, resulting in multiple noise complaints by local residents, AD reports.

"Hello Rotterdam, can you make that music and off-key karaoke even louder?",  one local resident said on Twitter. "This can't be, it is 23:41! Anyone else would already have been reprimanded or fined for noise."

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Jul 10 '18 13:20

Former U.S. president Barack Obama will be visiting the Netherlands in September to speak at a leadership seminar organized by DenkProducties en AFAS Software, NU.nl reports.

Obama will "share his insights on leadership in a rapidly changing world" during the seminar and will also answer questions. Exactly where the seminar will be held is not yet clear. The seminar will happen on September 28th and Obama will be the final speaker.

This is the first time Obama is visiting the Netherlands since his presidency. He was the 44th president of the United States. 

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Jul 10 '18 12:40

Helene J. was acquitted of manslaughter in the death of her 8-year-old daughter Sharleyne Remouchamps. There is not enough evidence to prove that the 38-year-old woman was responsible for her daughter's death, the court in Assen ruled on Monday, NU.nl reports. 

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Jul 10 '18 12:00

A 60-year-old truck driver from the Netherlands was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Great Britain for cocaine trafficking. He was caught smuggling 15 kilograms of the drug into the country early this year. According to the British Prosecutor, the drugs are worth around 1.5 million pounds, or about 1.7 million euros, RTL Nieuws reports.

The Dutch man was arrested at Harwich harbor on January 22nd, shortly after arriving there with his truck. He declared that he was carrying computer parts.

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Jul 10 '18 11:20

Armin N., one of a group of Dutch men who assaulted a waiter in Prague in April, expressed his apologies to both the waiter and the Netherlands in a letter. He wants to financially support the waiter until he is back on his feet, N. said to newspaper AD from his cell in Prague. 

Orlando Boldewijn
Jul 10 '18 10:40

was commemorated in Ypenburg in The Hague on Sunday. The 17-year-old boy from Rotterdam died in Ypenburg in February, after a date made on dating app Grindr.

Seal pup Tio rescued from a road in Den Helder, 25 Dec 2016
Jul 10 '18 10:00

The Dutch government no longer wants to take in sick or injured seals, unless they were injured by human action, Minister Carola Schouten of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality wrote to parliament. She is thereby adopting the advice of a committee that researched seal shelter in the Netherlands. The committee concluded that a 'hands off' approach should apply to sick or stranded seals, and that their care must be more professional, ANP reprots.

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Jul 10 '18 09:19

Cancer was the most common cause of death in the Netherlands last year, with 31 percent of the 150 thousand people who passed away dying of the disease, Statistics Netherlands reported on Tuesday.

More men than women died of cancer last year. 35 percent of the men who died in 2017 died of cancer, compared to 27 percent of women. The number of people who died of cancer also increased. Last year 47 thousand people in the Netherlands died of cancer, compared to 45,279 in 2016, 44,195 in 2015 nd 42,984 in 2014. 

Dutch police crime scene tape
Jul 10 '18 08:47

A woman was found dead in a villa in Hilversum on Monday. Police officers responded to the villa after a report of a suspicious situation. The police are investigating whether the woman was killed in a crime, NOS reports.

So far nothing is known about the victim's identity, age or how she died. Forensic investigators and officers with sniffer dogs were spotted in and around the home on Waldecklaan on Monday.

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Jul 10 '18 08:19

A man was arrested for human trafficking on the N65 near Oisterwijk on Sunday night. He had an Eritrean woman and her two young children in the van with him, Omroep Brabant reports. 

A witness noticed something wrong with the van's license plates at around 10:00 p.m. on Sunday and called the police. A patrolling police car was in the area and pulled the van over. The number plates turned out to be falsified. 

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Jul 10 '18 07:53

One person was injured in a kitchen fire in a home in The Hague over night. The victim was taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Seven homes were evacuated, ANP reports.

The fire started in a home on Groot Hertoginnenlaan. The two residents of the home were rescued from the balcony with a crane. One was taken to hospital, the other was treated at the scene by paramedics. 

The fire was quickly under control and extinguished. No other homes were damaged. What caused the fire is not yet clear. 

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Jul 10 '18 07:35

A Ryanair flight to Edinburgh in Schotland was evacuated at Eindhoven Airport on Monday night due to a bomb threat. The plane was about to depart when a threatening letter was found. It turned out to be a false alarm.

The Koninklijke Marechaussee, a policing force that works as part of the Dutch military and is responsible for airport security, searched the plane with sniffer dogs. No explosives were found.

Belly of a woman in her 34th week of pregnancy
Jul 9 '18 15:30

The police arrested a 26-year-old man from Steenbergen on Sunday morning on suspicion of assaulting his pregnant wife. 

According to the police, while under the influence of alcohol, the man threw his wife to the ground, jumped on her belly, and punched her in the face multiple times.

The pregnant woman was taken to hospital. Her current condition, and that of her child, is unknown.

The man was taken to a police station for questioning. 

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Jul 9 '18 14:40

After last week's summer high temperatures, the Netherlands can expect cooler and cloudier weather this week, according to Weerplaza.

From Monday maximum temperatures will reach no higher than the low 20s. Maximums of around 19 degrees are expected along the coast on Monday, climbing to around 23 degrees in Limburg.

Cloud cover will increase across the country throughout Monday. There may even be a shower here and there, but no heavy rain. 

From Wednesday temperatures will start to climb again, though there may still be some showers in the east of the country. 

Hospital room
Jul 9 '18 13:50

In addition to and s, hospital workers in the Netherlands are also expected to perform labor actions this week.

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