The Jumbo supermarket on Pastoor van Thiellaan in Rosmalen had to be evacuated on Friday after the discovery of a suspicious package, the police announced on Twitter. Experts are examining the package.
A gas leak in a home on Ankemaheerd in Groningen has resulted in dozens of homes being evacuated. A part of the street has been closed down.
Roughly 99.8 percent of the Dutch population can be transported to the nearest emergency room within 45 minutes, according to the National Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVM).
From Thursday emergency situations can also be reported through a special 112 smartphone app called SOS Alarm.
Jan Verhaaren (73) from Grave, Brabant broke his hip and suffered a head wound during a fall with his bicycle on Zevenheuvelenweg in Groesbeek on Sunday afternoon. And as if his day was not bad enough already, his one-of-a-kind, handmade racing bike was stolen while he was being treated in the hospital.
A large fire raged in an apartment building on the Europaplein in Wijchen this morning, the Gelderlander reports. The building is occupied by mostly senior residents and is situated at the back of the Wijchen municipality office in the center.
A man was arrested in Rotterdam for throwing a heavy bag through the windshield of an ambulance that was racing towards a call. According to the police, the ambulance came to a stop without causing an accident thanks to the "fantastic response capabilities" of the driver.
A paramedic was fired by his employer just west of Maastricht, in the Belgian town of Nieuwerkerken. The man had taken an ambulance without the knowledge of his boss and turned it into a set of a pornographic shoot.
An accident in Kerkrade caused six people to be injured, four of whom are in serious condition. The accident also caused a building at the Carboonplein square to be evacuated, the police reports.
Parliament is calling on residents in the border regions to speak up about their experiences with the emergency number 112, which seems to be unreachable for some. Parliament wants to know how big the problem is, Spits reports.
Accidents at the toboggan run at theme park Duinrell are "the order of the day", it appears. A woman from Amsterdam took her matter to court after she became injured at the park's attraction. Like a can of worms, dozens of other cases of accidents at the same ride are coming to the foreground.
A boy was born into the world during rush-hour traffic on the rijksweg A1 near Blaricum this morning. The pregnant mother was in the car with the obstetrician on the way to the Tergooi hospital, but did not make it there in time, het Parool reports.
A 26-year old man jumped from a second-story window of a police station in Doelen on Tuesday, injuring his leg. He leapt from the building trying to escape arrest, the police reports.
Two people had to be treated by emergency staff and taken to hospital in an ambulance after a penetrating stench from the sewers in Venray made them unwell Monday evening.
A 23-year old motorcycle rider from Enschede died on Thursday in Deurningen, Overijssel after a crash involving three separate vehicles, the police reports.