The Giro d'Italia cycling race drew over 575 thousand spectators during the four days it was in the Netherlands - from the team presentation in Apeldoorn on Thursday to the third stage in Nijmegen on Sunday, the organization announced.
The Giro d'Italia cycling race is starting in Apeldoorn today with a 9.8 kilometer time trial. King Willem-Alexander will be in the Gelderland city to see the start of the 99th edition of the race, according to his schedule on Koninklijk Huis.
On Tuesday the Public Prosecutor demanded fourteen years in prison and mandatory psychiatric treatment against Aurelie V. for the murder of her 8 year old son and 6 year old daughter in October 2013
Apeldoorn woman Aurelie V. told the court in Zutphen on Tuesday that she was delusional when she killed her 8-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter in October 2013. Both kids were stabbed to death
A demonstration by anti-Islam movement Pegida in Apeldoorn on Sunday was relatively quiet, according to the police. A total of four people were arrested - two women and one man for refusing to identify themselves and a 50 year old man from Deventer on suspicion of assaulting a photographer.
An Amsterdam man was found guilty on Tuesday of drugging three gay men, then stealing their debit cards. The court in Arnhem said the thefts were of a "professional and sophisticated manner," and sentenced the "very calculating perpetrator" to a total of ten years in prison after also finding him guilty of robbing eight other men without debilitating them.
The Public Prosecutor demanded a 16 year prison sentence against a 43 year old man suspected of drugging and then robbing three gay men of their debit cards.
Two gay Iraqi men had to flee the emergency refugee shelter in Apeldoorn on Thursday night when they were attacked by fellow asylum seekers. The attack happened after a Nieuwsuur broadcast on the same night in which one of the men talked about gay discrimination he has encountered in the asylum center.
Peter B., the 54 year old man arrested last month for pretending to be a pathologist and doctor to teach at the police academy in Apeldoorn, tried to get onto the team that identified the victims of the MH17 disaster.
Employees working at the four asylum application centers in the Netherlands are regularly confronted with aggressive behavior from the asylum seekers. They have to deal with harassment, verbal abuse, threats and sometimes even physical violence.
The Apenheul animal park in Apeldoorn has introduced two new golden lion tamarin monkeys to the park. Visitors can see the two new arrivals - a male and a female - at the end of the route through the park.
Nijmegen officials called a report from an Italian website “absurd” saying that the 2016 Giro d’Italia will kick off from the Gelderland city. The report calling it the official starting point of the 2016 Giro d’Italia cycling race comes from cycling site Tutto Bici, and is sourced to Nijmegen cycling activist Jos Sluijsmans.
Rail traffic between Apeldoorn and Deventer came to a standstill after the train accident yesterday morning. At around 08:30 a.m. the train from Apeldoorn crashed into a car that was parked on the rail at the crossing in Stationstraat at Teuge. The driver of the car was killed. It is believed that he was committing suicide by parking his car on the tracks. All the passengers on the train escaped unharmed.
A man with a cleaver robbed the Christine le Duc sex shop on Asselsestaar in Apeldoorn last night, the police report. The robber entered the shop at around 18:35 and threatened the employees with a knife. He got away with an unknown amount of money Omroep Gelderland reports.
The Italian cycling race Giro d'Italia will spend 3 days in Gelderland in 2016. The race, which begins in Apeldoorn, will also spend a day in Arnhem and surroundings.
Artist Ralph Prins died at the age of 88 yesterday. One of his best known works is the design for National Monument Kamp Westerbork, which was unveiled by Queen Juliana in 1970.
Police officers arrested a burglar in Apeldoorn early this morning who had fallen asleep in the house that he had broken into.
According to Binnelands Bestuur, 16 municipalities will be under preventative financial supervision of the provinces next year. That is 7 more than in 2014.
The new NS timetable took effect yesterday. The new schedule means that there will be a train every half an hour on all routes.
On Tuesday the Fireworks- and Car Arson team of the police seized more than 3 thousand kilograms of fireworks during a criminal investigation into traders in professional fireworks. Three suspects were arrested - a 19 year old man from Delfgauw, a 43 year old man from Delft and a 53 year old man from Apeldoorn.
A number of businesses have donated heaters to residents of the Sprenkelaar neighborhood in Apeldoorn who currently have no gas.
On Wednesday the police arrested four men suspected of hemp trade in a house in Bad Nieuweschans. One of the suspects is a full member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle club.
The missing autistic teenager, Teun Wolters, from Twello has been found. He was discovered at his home around midnight last night. His family is "very happy".
A 17 year old autistic teenager from Twello has gone missing. Teun was last seen around 15:00 yesterday afternoon at Apeldoorn station. The autistic boy lives according to strict rituals, which is why his disappearance is so alarming.