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May 20 '15 07:59

A small tornado struck southern Netherlands on Tuesday night. The Tornado was spotted in Asten and Liessel.

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May 20 '15 07:41

A hotel and congress center in Wageningen had to be evacuated on Wednesday morning due to a large fire. At least 170 people have had to leave their hotel rooms.

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May 19 '15 18:33

A court in Rotterdam sentenced the ringleader in a welfare benefits scheme to four years in prison on Tuesday. Five other suspects in the fraud case were sentenced to less harsh prison terms, RTL Nieuws reported on Tuesday.

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May 19 '15 18:06

The home of Kerkrade Mayor Jos Som is under 24 hour daily security with both patrol units and undercover police cars driving around the building, RTL Nieuws reported on Tuesday. Tension between the municipality and local motorcycle gangs has escalated during recent months, and may have resulted in the additional security measures, the broadcaster suggested.

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May 19 '15 17:30

One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Bob Dylan and his band announced three shows in the Netherlands. The first show is scheduled for November 2nd in Muziekgebouw in Eindhoven.

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May 19 '15 17:13

A pending reorganization at the Dutch tax authority Belastingdienst will likely result in the elimination of 4,000 to 5,000 jobs. The staff cuts are due to improvements to computer systems that reduced the need for many spot checks done by workers, reports broadcaster NOS.

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May 19 '15 16:45

Skoda drivers are the best drivers in the Netherlands, as they cause 28 percent fewer accidents and damage compared to the national average, according to research conducted by Generali Nederland. The best drivers in the country live in Drenthe, who caused 24 percent less damage last year than drivers from other provinces, the study also shows.

May 19 '15 16:25

Police investigators discovered over 700,000 euros in cash after raiding a house on Desmijndijk in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant on Monday, police reported.

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May 19 '15 16:05

There is a growing number of individuals with higher levels of income in Amsterdam, according to recent figures from the Amsterdam office for Research, Information and Statistics (O+S). At the same time, the share of middle-income population is declining.

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May 19 '15 15:50

Lidl announced a callback on one of the beers sold in the supermarket earlier today. There may be fragments of glass in the ten-bottle packages of "Argus Palanche" beer, warns the supermarket.

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May 19 '15 14:30

A number of unemployed people are currently being trained to help the fire department in Nieuw-West, Amsterdam by informing local residents about fire safety, the municipality announced this morning.

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May 19 '15 14:09

PVV leader Geert Wilders has submitted a request to Kamer President Anouchka van Miltenburg to have the prophet Mohammed cartoons from Garland, Texas displayed in the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament.

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