Arnhem

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.

Tundra Swan
Apr 21 '14 15:14

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

Cutest dog to ever dog. Such dog, much cute.
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.

Nov 8 '13 00:01

Five teenagers were arrested Thursday in the Gelderland Elst, because they are suspected of paying with counterfeit money, reported the police.

Oct 22 '13 00:54

At the request of the Netherlands, the German police arrested two men from Arnhem who were planning to take part in the international jihad in Syria, reports news program Nieuwsuur.

Sep 18 '13 02:16

Two military policemen in training are fired for discriminating an instructor. The two men of 22 and 25 years of age, were suspended since February.

Aug 24 '13 01:38

Night club The Level stops their promotion to serve youth unlimited drinks for a fixed price. The municipality of Arnhem warned the night club they will strictly enforce the licensing and catering act.

Aug 23 '13 18:40

A disco in Arnhem served unlimited (alcoholic) beverages to youth for a fixed price this past month. The price was Euro 15 for men and Euro 12.50 for women at club The Level. The entrepreneur wanted to increase sales volume.

Jul 29 '13 08:42

150 Dutch teenagers visited Westerbork, a detention and transit camp in Hooghalen in honor of the Holocaust victims and to fight anti-Semitism in academic institutions.

Jul 25 '13 08:40

Poverty rate in the country has increased from 4% to 10%.

May 2 '13 17:52

The Dutch communal health service, GGD, worries about the sale of the ‘shisha-pen’, an electric fake cigarette in bright colors that is popular among children.

Apr 26 '13 17:20

Friday’s evening traffic is double as heavy as normal. A representative of the Dutch roadside assistance ANWB said that around 17.10pm 340 kilometers of traffic was recorded. Normally this is 130 kilometers.

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