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.
The VVD and PvdA might face a big defeat at the upcoming municipal council elections on the 19th of March, as a study reveals that local parties are popular this year.
The woman who got shot on a bus in Almere Wednesday was in the wrong place at the wrong time, police investigations show.
Police say they are hearing witnesses about a shooting incident inside a bus in Almere that has left one woman injured on Wednesday.
The EO television programme Dit is de Dag Onderzoek has uncovered that at least 18 staff members of TBS clinics had sexual relations with patients, or at least crossed the line of professionalism.
In the last half year, the Netherlands has experienced 250 break-ins a day.
Trains traveling between Hilversum and Naarden-Bussum will be shut down until Monday at the earliest as investigators continue to examine the Wednesday's train derailment. Bus service between the two stations has been arranged throughout the closure, adding 30 to 60 minutes to travel time.
Police and courtroom officials regularly use data collected from public transportation cards and an organization monitoring street parking, according to De Telegraaf. The newspaper's investigation into investigation practices found that Translink Systems, the company which runs the OV-chipkaart transit cards, releases confidential customer data several times per week.
The Amsterdam soccer dad, involved in the violent death of linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen, appealed his sentence, but was sentenced to 6 years in prison.
The first seven Ipad-Only "Steve Jobs schools" opened in some cities in the Netherlands on August 21.
Four major regions of the skating association KNSB have started lobbying against Icedôme in Almere. This was reported by Omroep Flevoland. They want the KNSB to choose for a combination of the proposals for a new race and training location of Heerenveen and Zoetermeer.
The regions of Zuid Holland, Utrecht, Gelderland and Friesland want the games to be held in Heerenveen and the training should be done in Zoetermeer. This would put Icedôme out of the picture of the provisional award of the KSNB, which will make the choice this week.
A hot air balloon with at least 11 people on board crashed in the water near Almere in the Netherlands on Tuesday evening.
The province of Friesland has reserved 50 million euro for the renovation of the Thialf in Heerenveen. The provincial council of Friesland has made this decision on Wednesday afternoon.
The renovation of the Thialf is now a fact, regardless of the choice that the ice skating association, KNSB, will make in the battle for the new sports venue for ice skating in the Netherlands. If Thialf is not going to be designated as the top location than it 'complicates the operation, but it can still be done’, said a spokesman for the province.
On Monday evening the police shot and injured a man at the Orchideestraat in Almere.
The police had responded to a report of a threatening situation. When confonted, the man fled and was later found with a deadly weapon at the Orchideestraat. The situation was so threatening that the police had no choice but to shoot.
Nothing is known yet about the identity of the injured man nor the extent of his injuries. An air ambulance arrived at the scene for medical assistance. Then he was taken to a hospital by ambulance.
Ambulance personnel will expand their actions in the next few weeks with work interruptions. On Wednesday employees will stop working for two hours from 12.30pm in Almere and Lelystad, in the province in Flevoland.