Another NS conductor was assaulted on Monday, this time in the train between Nijmegen and Arnhem. The perpetrator managed to escape by pulling the emergency brake.
Following a burglary on Hillegomweg in Arnhem, police arrested the alleged perpetrator found sleeping in a stolen car along with the items missing from the invaded house, Dutch police reported on Monday.
Dutch Mayors expressed their discontent towards the government's asylum seeker plan in the lower house of Dutch parliament on Wednesday and made it clear that they see the commitments required from the municipalities unwise and unclear, NOS reports. The Mayors had nothing good to say about the cost the government will impose on municipalities for failing to adhere to the plan.
A number of cities and towns in the Netherlands foresee major practical problems in the implementation of the coalition's new plan for failed asylum seekers.
Dutch movie museum EYE releases rare color footage from World War II, surrounding Liberation Day 70 years after the liberation of Deventer. The film "How we saw the Netherlands" is filmed by Alex Roosdorp and his wife Marie Roosdorp - van den Berg and depicts ravaged towns, destroyed infrastructure and food plains after the Second World War, EYE reveals on their website.
Oma Toni, the 96 year old woman that was stabbed by a disturbed man in Amsterdam on March 19th, has passed away in hospital, RTL Nieuws reports.
KLM will offer passengers a free-of-charge bus service from Nijmegen, Arnhem and surroundings to Schiphol airport starting May 1, the airline announced Tuesday.
Oma Toni, a well-known 96-year-old Amsterdammer stabbed last week, is still in critical condition, her granddaughter said Monday. The elderly fixture is on a ventilator, and recovering from a two-hour long surgery to repair seven gashes to her intestines.
A well-respected 96-year-old resident of the De Pijp district in Amsterdam was beaten and stabbed several times in the stomach Thursday evening on the Govert Flinckstraat, police said. The assailant, a 24-year-old man from Arnhem, still had the knife with him when he confessed to a mobile police unit less than an hour later on Dam Square.
Known for their viral videos, Boris Lange and LifeHunters.tv presented a ten euro IKEA painting as a masterpiece inside Museum Arnhem for their latest piece. Dressed up as an art connoisseur cliché, Lange walks around the museum asking visitors for their opinions about the artwork, which he says is painted by up-and-coming Swedish artist Ike Andrews.
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When three art students decide to prank the Netherlands by jokingly offer residents the chance to trade their votes in the upcoming provincial election for physical goods, they were surprised by the number of people who actually took up the offer. People using their RuilJeStempas (literally, “trade your vote”) Facebook page offered up their votes an Apple iPhone charger, pieces of fruit, and cheap household goods, Asja Keeman tells NL Times.
The court in Arnhem ruled that the municipality Montferland had unjustly removed 3 hours domestic help per week from two residents NOS reports. According to the court, the municipality should have done more research to establish whether these residents could get by without the help.
The court in Gelderland today declared the regional taxi department of transport company Willemsen de Koning in Arnhem bankrupt, AD reports. 376 taxi drivers lost their jobs.
The police are investigating the cause of the fire that destroyed a building of the Bernard Lievegoed University in Driebergen on Wednesday.
The police found the remains of a man that has been missing for 5 years in Arnhem yesterday.
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.
Triple Michelin star winner De Librije leads all other restaurants in Amsterdam with six nominations in the Netherlands' first ever Restaurant Awards. The five hundred best chefs in the Netherlands are responsible for selecting each winner.
There should be a ban on pimps to reduce the exploitation of prostitutes, says the socially conservative political party ChristenUnie. Pimps regulate prostitution and take a part of the prostitutes' money, they claim. They are oftentimes not punishable by law and there should be a bill changing that, the party suggests.
Employees of armoured car service Brink's are expected to go on strike beginning Thursday. It is their second strike in two months.
The Rijkswaterstaat's gritting lorries was sent out again last night. Over this weekend almost the same amount of salt was spread on roads as throughout the whole of the previous winter season, when the winter was very mild.
The European Cyclists' Federation announced that Arnhem and Nijmegen will organize the international cycling conference Velo-city in 2017.
It seems that a number of cities in the Netherlands will start with an experiment with controlled cannabis cultivation next year, despite the fact that Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice is still firmly opposed to the idea.
The new NS timetable took effect yesterday. The new schedule means that there will be a train every half an hour on all routes.