Annemarie Jorristma is stepping own as mayor of Almere next summer. At that time she will have served two terms as mayor.
The car of the two men who were involved in a shootout in Almere on Saturday, was forced to stop by car bomb.
On Saturday in Almere, there was an assassination attempt on the man who walked out of a kebab shop in Amstelveen with career criminal Gwenette Martha on May 22nd, after which Martha was executed.
In the early morning Chadid Y. (26) and a passenger were driving over the Poortdreef when their Volkswagen Golf was hit by another car containing three men, according to witnesses. They shot at Y. Y. was injured and taken to the hospital. The passenger was taken to the police station.
The court will rule on November 12th in the case against the man who caused so much havoc on a plane at the end of 2012 that the captain had to make an unplanned landing.
The Public Prosecutor has asked for a nine year prison sentence for the 30 year old man who strangled his partner and then drank chlorine to commit suicide.
Due to anticipated work on the railway there will be no trains running between Almere and Weesp all day.
Publication of doctoral research into the effects of so-called "lust pills" on women has been delayed by the Utrecht University after television documentary program ZEMBLA raised concerns about the independence of the committee reviewing the research. Five members of the eight-member team of researchers and evaluators have direct connections to Almere drug company Emotional Brain, the creators of two drugs meant to treat women diagnosed with sexual dysfunctions like lack of arousal. Both drugs were reviewed in the study.
According to Trouw, jihadism in The Netherlands is concentrated in mostly three regions. Per region, there are dozens of jihadists planning to travel to Syria or Iraq, or who were apprehended by the authorities prior to their departure, and those who are in the war zone already or who have returned from there.
The ISIS jihadist Khalid K. from Almere was killed in fighting in North-Iraq. Various Kurdish fighters from the Peshmerga army confirm the death of the feared jihad fighter, De Telegraaf reports.
The Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has issued a code orange for extreme weather in North and South Holland as well as North Brabant and Utrecht. The rain and thunderstorms in these areas can be very disruptive and even dangerous. Overnight, a lot of rain fell across the country, and more bad weather is expected for the rest of the day.
Train stations in The Netherlands will start keeping entry gates closed at busy stations in phases. The first phase will begin in August for Woerden, Rotterdam Alexander, Almere center and Enschede, which are the cities in which the testing for ov-chip cards to replace train tickets has been successful.
The Icedôme ice rink planned for Almere will not go through after all. The business association behind the rink was unable to gather the needed resources "to be able to deliver the agreed upon collateral", sporting association KNSB announced on Wednesday.
The final Visual Arts exams stolen from the Buitenhout College in Almere have been recovered. It seems that the exams, which were stolen on the 14th of May, were still at the school.
Completed Visual Arts exams of the Buitenhout College in Almere were stolen. The Education Inspection has therefore had to proclaim these exams invalid, the NOS reports.
A man was killed on the A6 near Almere on Thursday night. He was involved in an earlier collision, and was placing warning lights on the road when he was hit by a car.
In Almere, the biggest party, the PVV, is not going to be part of the newly formed municipal council. Losing party PvdA, however, will. The PVV did not manage to connect with other parties due to the recent unrest from within the PVV.
In The Netherlands, 5000 professionals, including teachers and agents, have been trained to spot signs of radicalization. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Almere have been classified as 'jihad cities', where jihadists are being closely followed.
On Friday last week, PVV council members from Almere claimed to be taking distance from PVV-leader Geert Wilders' dismissive comments about Moroccans. Now it seems they will stay under PVV denomination, Omroep Flevoland reports.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte (VVD), believes that any cooperation with the PVV of Geert Wilders is impossible at this time, he said in a reaction on Thursday about Wilders' comments about Moroccans in the Netherlands.
Police say they have arrested the man who survived the strange incident in Almere that claimed the life of another man.
Football club Heracles has received the green light, and a loan of €8.2 million courtesy of the municipality, for the renovation of their stadium.
A man was found dead in a home in Almere on Sunday, another person was severely injured. It seems that they became unwell due to chlorine fumes from a cleaning product.
Three men, aged 23, 31, and 32, were arrested Thursday March 6 around 23:35 on the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam, after police had spotted them dump a safe in the water in Almere.