Arnhem

Oct 13 '14 10:54

Several of the Albert Heijn franchise owners have decided to defy the supermarket chain's national policy to remove Zwarte Piet from advertisements.

Franchise owner Schuytgraaf from Arnhem stated of Facebook that Zwarte Piet will be found in his store in Elst during the coming months. This status update received more than 2 thousand likes. "On 5 December Zwarte Piet will be walking through the store as usual," he says.

As far as franchiser Hans Geveling is concerned, nothing will change in Albert Heijn stores in Huissen, Bemmel, Gendt and Druten.

Oct 8 '14 19:41

In November 2011 the new shopping was launched with a lot of fanfare in Veenedaal. Other cities followed.

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Sep 25 '14 15:09

An 88 year old woman from Arnhem died late Wednesday after she was hit by a car in Hollandweg.

Sep 25 '14 14:26

An investigation team of the police has completed the investigation into large scale copper thefts. Four suspects have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a large number of thefts from the buildings of various high voltage substations in the eastern Netherlands.

The special investigation team was formed early in 2014 in consultation with the Public Prosecutor. This decision was made following a large number of burglaries at grid substations in the eastern part of the country in 2013. Mostly copper material was stolen during the burglaries.

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Sep 18 '14 15:13

An old employee of Esqualo Fashion received an email from his old employer labeling him as a "fake homo".

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Sep 16 '14 13:33

A confused man in Arnhem spent hours sitting on the roof of a terraced house in Hilversum street. He jumped off the roof when he was approached by an armed police squad.

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Sep 11 '14 11:30

For the first time, it has been proven that eagle rays can be born through asexual reproduction. The Koninklijke Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem has confirmed this on the basis of scientific genetic research on its collection of eagle rays, De Weekkrant reports.

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Sep 5 '14 11:08

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.

A Sumatran tiger and her cub in Melbourne Zoo, Australia (Source: Wikimedia/Ghouston)
Sep 4 '14 13:39

Last night a second Sumatran tiger cub was born in Burger's Zoo in Arnhem. The first cub was born early yesterday morning.

Sep 1 '14 09:33

In the Burgers Zoo in Arnhem, a Sumatran tiger cub was born last night. The birth was live streamed via a video camera inside the birthing area.

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Aug 18 '14 17:43

The class action lawsuit brought by franchisees against Bakker Bart headquarters continues in a court in Arnhem. The popular sandwich chain is facing accusations of excessive greed by more then 50 of the 183 franchisees.

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Aug 11 '14 10:54

Personal details such as name, address and account number of OV-chip card users who have an account on ov-chipkaart.nl, are sometimes visible online to other users. These details can also be changed, the NRC reports.

Water Museum
Jul 29 '14 09:44

The Water Museum in Arnhem has to stay closed on Tuesday due to - irony of ironies - flooding. One visitor said that the museum is honoring its name of "experience museum."

Jul 28 '14 15:17

Muslims broke their fast in Eid al-Fitr this morning, marking the end of Ramadan and a month of fasting. Muslims in The Netherlands will be celebrating 'Suikerfeest' all day today.

Jun 24 '14 15:53

Telecommunications provider Vodafone is set to offer LTE Advanced to the Dutch market, the company said in a statement. The news comes days after rival KPN made an announcement revealing similar plans. While KPN will offer the faster internet option from July, Vodafone users will have to wait until later this year.

May 8 '14 10:17

Police in Arnhem executed several home raids in Arnhem Thursday morning, in a search for possible drug trade. This was done due to a request from foreign authorities. Police will not disclose which country the request came from.

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Apr 21 '14 15:14

A dead swan was discovered in the Transvaalbuurt area of Arnhem by passers-by on Sunday.

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Feb 14 '14 07:34

A 66-year old dog hater from Arnhem has been apprehended as it appears he may have tried to poison several dogs.

Feb 6 '14 16:21

In a Arnhem home 56 emaciated, sick cats were found, in a home that was filthy with feces and urine, reported the society for prevention of animal cruelty.

Dec 27 '13 15:31

Rijkswaterstaat, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, has been busy all day cleaning up an oil spill in the Nieuwe Haven in Arnhem. By a cause, yet unknown, about 2,650 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the water.

Dec 24 '13 08:53

The police possibly prevented an elimination or an armed robbery last month, according to police reports Monday.

Nov 27 '13 18:46

An electronics company in Arnhem rejected an applicant for an internship because of his skin color. The company accidentally sent him an internal email.

Nov 25 '13 20:40

Restaurant De Leest in Vaassen gets a third Michelin star, announced the organization behind the award.

Nov 11 '13 09:55

Dutch pop singer Anouk has rescheduled dates of her October postponed concert later this year.

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