Police in the Netherlands evacuated part of the Leiden Centraal train station Tuesday night after a passenger on a train approaching the station overheard a suspicious telephone conversation about weapons. The passenger, praised by police for being attentive, called emergency services line 1-1-2, with authorities then ordering the train halted at a Leiden platform, police said.
The police seized firearms, ammunition, drugs, money and counterfeit money while searching 19 addresses across the Netherlands on Friday, following the arrest of 23 Hell's Angels and Mongols members in Rotterdam on Thursday.
Behavioral problems and mental health conditions may play a role in the radicalization of young Dutch jihadists, according to a report by the International Center for Counterterrorism in The Hague, which was published on Friday.
Terrorism suspect Mohamed A. was acquitted of preparing for terrorist offenses and financing terrorism by the court in The Hague on Wednesday. According to the court, there is not enough evidence to prove these facts
A recyclable cardboard camping tent designed by three Delft students, is taking European festivals by storms. These tents are now available for festivals in Belgium, France and Spain. And talks are ongoing with Canada and Sweden.
A team of researchers from Leiden and Delft believe they solved the mystery of weird scraped off stones sometimes found in Neanderthal camps. The little stones, about the size of dice and consisting of manganese or manganese dioxide, were used as firelighters, the team led by Leiden archaeologists Marie Soressi and Peter Heyes believe
Relatively small Delft startup Eternal Sun bought out and took over Nadaq-listed American rival Spire Solar
The Technical University Delft continued with extra security measures on Friday due to a threat to the university. Police officers are present at the university and students who want to use the library or aula are subject to a bag check
The five Dutch pedophiles arrested in the massive international child pornography case, were all convicted and sentenced to between two years of juvenile detention and five years in prison.
The century old mystery of the exact location of Johannes Vermeer's painting "Little Street", has finally been solved. The setting for the world-famous painting is on Vlamingstraat in Delft, where houses 40-42 now stand.
The A4 between Delft and Schiedam is to be the first "Honey Highway" in the world. On Saturday flowers, specially selected to provide food for bees, were sown along the roadside, the Rijkswaterstaat announced on Sunday.
The scheduled launch of a Stratos II+ rocket in southern Spain failed Thursday afternoon in what would have been an attempt at a world record by a team from TU Delft. The countdown for the rocket should have seen it blast off the launch pad shortly before 4:20 p.m., with a goal of hitting an altitude of 50 kilometers.
Using two complementary imaging techniques and new mobile scanners, researchers from Los Angeles, Antwerp and Delft has been able to reveal a painting hidden underneath Rembrandt's famous painting An Old Man in Military Costume, which is currently in The Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The hidden underlying painting shows a young man wrapped in a cloak.
A total of 570 bars, restaurants and clubs raised more than 37 thousand euros in tips on Saturday night, which will be donated to 5 small-scale sustainable development projects. Support organization Impulsis doubled the amount, which means that the 5 projects will be receiving more than 75 thousand euros.
Suspected jihadist Mohamed A. discussed plans for an attack on PVV leader Geert Wilders with others. This was revealed during the criminal case against the 22 year old man from Delft, who is on trial for the preparation of a robbery and possession of three firearms.
Dutch company Nerdalize is initiating a project of combining computing power and home heating services. The idea behind the project is in placing computing servers into private households instead of locating them at conventional data centers, and using the heat generated by the device to heat the houses as an alternative to natural gas heating systems.
The police arrested four teenagers in Roelofarendsveen on Saturday night after a high speed car chase on the A4.
A cyclist was hit by a police car on Thursday night in Delft. The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. onJacoba van Beierenlaan, near Westlandseweg, Omroep West reports.
A Dutch national suspected of identity theft and hacking will stand trial in a U.S court and could face up to seven years in prison if convicted, My News LA reported.
The number of children admitted to the hospital with alcohol poisoning increased last year, despite the stricter legislation.
Swedish heavy truck manufacturer Scania held the first partially autonomous self-driving truck tests on Dutch public roads Monday. During the test, Scania trucks drove themselves in a convoy.
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.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has indefinitely removed all Dr. Walter Lewin's online lectures, according to MIT News. The decision was made by the institute after the retired faculty member was reportedly accused of online sexual harassment.
Boyan Slat, founder of the Ocean Cleanup initiative, has been announced as one of the winners of the Champion of the Earht award - the United Nation's top environmental accolade.