Biddinghuizen

Mark Rutte
Aug 19 '19 10:10

Prime Minister Mark Rutte was a guest on the Villa Lowlands talk show at the Lowlands festival in Biddinghuizen on Sunday - the first time ever that a Dutch Prime Minister visited the festival, according to Het Parool. Rutte called it "a successful Lowlands debut" on Twitter afterwards.

Dressed in a gray polo shirt, jeans and blue All Star sneakers, the Prime Minister was taken on a tour of the festival before being interviewed by presenters Roel Maalderink and Martijn de Greve. 

Rainy day at a music festival
Aug 13 '19 08:25

With only a few days to go until the kickoff of the Lowlands festival, visitors seem to be put off by the dreary weather forecast .Hundreds of Lowlands tickets are currently for sale on second-hand sites like Marktplaats and Ticketswap, some at nearly half the original price.

Jul 31 '19 17:30

The police arrested a gang that stole 122 mobile phones from attendees of the Defqon.1 in Biddinghuizen in early June. Many of the phones have since been returned to their rightful owners, but 75 still remain unclaimed. The police are looking for people who lost their phone at the dance festival so that it can be returned to them.

Seven members of the phone stealing gang were arrested in the past weeks, according to De Stentor. With these arrests, 122 stolen phones were recovered. 

Esther Paul, found murdered on the shore of the Veluwemeer near Biddinguizen on 30 Apr 2017
May 31 '19 17:50

The Public Prosecutor dropped the case against two men suspected of the murder of Esther Paul from Almere in 2017. There is not enough evidence to convincingly tie Mike J. and his son-in-law Victor K. to the 43-year-old woman's murder, the Telegraaf reports. 

Keith Flint
Mar 6 '19 14:20

British band The Prodigy canceled all its upcoming shows after the death of lead singer Keith Flint. That  includes their planned performance at the Lowlands festival in Biddinghuizen. The 49-year-old singer was found dead in his home in Essex on Monday. He took his own life, RTL Nieuws reports.

The band announced the cancellation of their tour on social media on Tuesday. The Prodigy planned to tour the United States in May and then Europe in the Summer. 

The organizers of the Lowlands festival said on Instagram that they understand the decision.

Jan 16 '18 16:30

The police arrested two members of outlaw motorcycle club No Surrender who they believe may have been involved in the murder of Esther Paul from Almere. The two men, aged 32 and 40, were arrested in Amsterdam on Monday, the police said in a statement on Tuesday.

Esther Paul, found murdered on the shore of the Veluwemeer near Biddinguizen on 30 Apr 2017
May 24 '17 13:40

A body found washed ashore in the Veluwemeer on April 30th was identified as 43-year-old Esther Paul from Almere, the police announced on Opsporing Verzoct on Tuesday. She was connected to the criminal world, related to cannabis in particular, but the police can't yet say whether her criminal past is connected to her murder, the Gelderlander reports.

Veluwemeer in Biddinghuizen Flevoland Netherlands
May 23 '17 12:15

Esther Paul, the woman whose body was found in the Veluwemeer on April 30th, was in hiding at a campsite in Biddinghuizen a few days before her death. The police would not comment on why the 43-year-old woman from Almere was in hiding, but can say that she was still alive around 5:00 p.m. on April 29th. The case will be discussed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday, AD reports.

Veluwemeer in Biddinghuizen Flevoland Netherlands
May 5 '17 12:25

The police finally managed to identify the woman whose body washed up on the shore of the Veluwemeer on Sunday. The victim is a 43-year-old woman who lived in Almere, the police said in a statement on Thursday night. The police believe the woman was murdered and launched a large-scale investigation team to look into her death.

Veluwemeer in Biddinghuizen Flevoland Netherlands
May 1 '17 14:50

The body of an unidentified woman was found along the Veluwemeer shoreline by a passerby Sunday morning. Police say the woman’s death was likely caused by a crime.

A day later, police say they are still trying to determine the victim’s identity.

The witness reported seeing a person in the water at about 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Emergency services recovered the body nearby in Biddinghuizen, Flevoland.

Police are asking for anyone with knowledge of suspicious activity near the lake to contact investigators immediately.

Nov 28 '16 14:10

There is no sign of bird flu on a chicken farm in Biddinghuizen, Felvoland, the Dutch food and consumer product safety authority NVWA announced on Monday. Some 21 thousand chickens on the farm were preventatively killed last week after bird flu was found at a nearby meat duck business, the Telegraaf reports.

The NVWA checked a total of nine farms in the area, but found no sign of bird flu. The bird flu found at the duck farm was the infectious variant H5N8. 

Jul 27 '16 15:50

In addition to enjoying music, theater, film, and literature, people attending the Lowlands festival this year can also participate in science experiments. Lowlands Science will include a total of nine studies ranging from out-of-body experiences to an investigation into why people like porn

Apr 20 '16 08:45

One man was killed when the van he was in crashed into a tree on the N709 near Biddinghuizen on Wednesday morning. The five other people in the van were injured, several of them seriously, according to the police.

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Jul 13 '15 12:01

Eleven people were injured in an accident involving three cars on Saturday. The accident happened around 5:55 p.m. on Elburgerweg in Dronten. The injured people were taken to a hospital.

Apr 18 '15 12:31

The Lowlands Festival confirmed 13 new artists to its line-up earlier this week. Scotland-based indie-rockers Franz Ferdinand & Sparks (FFS) will showcase their supergroup. American nu-metal band Limp Bizkit is among the most well-known acts added to the lineup in the latest announcement.

Feb 27 '14 16:24

The Lowlands festival, scheduled this year from August 15 to 17 in Biddinghuizen, keeps adding to its line-up. Portishead, Boy & Bear, Milky Chance, and Janelle Monáe were just added.

Jul 25 '13 08:38

The girl who was injured on Tuesday afternoon, at the entertainment park Walibi Holland in Biddinghuizen, has lost her foot. The company announced this on Wednesday. The 10-year-old girl is still in the hospital.

The accident happened at the wild water track El Rio Grande. Tuesday it was already publicly known that a few weeks before a boy was injured almost at the same place. Following that accident, Walibi took additional measures, including hanging more safety signs.

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