Delft

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.

MK1 Carice
Jun 18 '14 14:32

A Dutch car brand is taking automobile aesthetics back to the 50s and 60s with its new model. Carice has debuted its first car, called the MK1, which is a light, fully electric two-seater cabriolet.

Jun 4 '14 09:04

A student from Delft has found a way to clean the ocean of plastic waste in an efficient and reasonably priced way. He presents the results of his feasibility study in New York on Tuesday.

May 14 '14 15:46

Archaeologists in Delft have uncovered what may be the world's oldest telescope in the digging works for the new railway tunnel in the city. Specialists from the Boerhaven museum in Leiden have confirmed that it is a telescope, after looking more closely at the rusted tin tube, thinking at first that it was a bullet chamber, the Volkskrant reports.

't Koetsiertje
Apr 15 '14 11:18

The man who was sentenced to life in 1983 for six murders in Delft is demanding leave without supervision. This is not the first time he has demanded unsupervised leave, and he is filing a lawsuit against the state according to his lawyer, Trouw reports.

Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis
Apr 9 '14 11:31

A new hip operation allows patients to spend only a few hours under the knife, and then walk out of the hospital themselves with a new hip.

Mar 12 '14 16:34

Rotterdam/The Hague Airport will be made accessible by tram from Rotterdam Central and The Hague Central, announced Jeannette Baljeu, Rotterdam alderman, Wednesday. Rotterdam and The Hague agreed on the plan.

Feb 20 '14 04:34

A 33-year-old man was arrested Wednesday, after police were tipped off about explosives in an apartment on the Diepenbrockstraat in Delft.

Feb 14 '14 14:06

The Dutch army is creating cybercommando's, a crack team of hackers who will be trained to attack enemy lines, online.

 The men behind Wingman
Jan 24 '14 14:11

Two engineers at Delft-based firm Wingman have won a design award for a new condom, Nos reported.

Jan 1 '14 11:53

The owners of 69 cars parked around the Hague were in for a shock Wednesday morning to find their vehicles had caught fire during New Year's celebrations. There had already been 30 car fires reported near Den Haag by midnight.

Nov 7 '13 00:03

Dutch jihadists who return from Syria receive aid and guidance to reintegrate. They are not immediately arrested and prosecuted upon return

Oct 18 '13 14:01

Netherlands universities have made tremendous improvement in the 2013/2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

In this year’s rankings, a total of 12 Dutch research institutions reached the top 200 level and eight of them have made into the top 100, compared to seven universities reached the top 100 level in the 2012 ranking, according to Times Higher Education.

Oct 12 '13 00:17

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the negotiations on the Dutch budget, the Russian diplomat Dmitri Borodin causes tension between Russia and The Netherlands under influence of alcohol, and the ongoing struggles of Greenpeace to free the Arctic Sunrise crew, sailing under Dutch flag.

Sep 14 '13 02:48

The body, found Friday morning on the platform of railway station Rijswijk, is that of a local 19-year-old boy, reported police.

Sep 11 '13 02:08

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 2nd, in memory of Prince Friso.

Mar 28 '13 15:10

Two people died and four were severely injured after a serious traffic accident on the N223 close to Lier on Thursday morning.

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