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Nijmegen fire 2
Mar 18 '15 15:50

A fourth person has died a month after a fire at a Nijmegen retirement home, NRC reports. The 80-year-old resident of the home died of injuries caused after a fire on February 20 spread from a snack bar to the senior complex above it.

Goerge Sluizer
Sep 22 '14 08:31

In Amsterdam, internationally recognized Dutch film director and producer George Sluizer has passed away at 82 years of age. The film maker has been sick for some time, his condition brittle after only narrowly surviving a ruptured artery in 2007.

Aug 4 '14 08:39

A father and his 10-year old daughter died on Sunday after strong winds caused them to become involved in a string of rescue actions at the beach in Katwijk. According to De Telegraaf, the girl jumped into the water to save another child from drowning. When it looked like she may drown as well, her father jumped in after her. Rescue workers had to pull them out of the sea.

Jul 28 '14 13:34

A festival-goer at Hardcore XL in Nuland passed away Sunday morning due to a drug overdose, the police believe. The 22-year old died shortly after being admitted to hospital.

FC Groningen
Apr 29 '14 11:26

Reinier de Groene, player for the youth league of FC Groningen died suddenly on Monday night, his club announces Tuesday. The 18-year old is thought to have drowned while fishing in the nature area the Witte Zandvlakte.

Army training
Apr 10 '14 09:30

The union for militaries, AFMP, wants independent parties to supervise self-defense training to make sure lines aren't crossed. The union also wants to instate clear rules, procedures and responsibilities, the Telegraaf reports.

McDonald's
Apr 4 '14 15:49

McDonald's has pulled the Small Wrap Saté off the menu. The hamburger chain has been forced to do so after a 17-year old boy died.

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Mar 27 '14 12:51

The elderly man who died at the voting booth during the municipal council elections on 19 March was 83-year old Oranje superfan, Cees van Groesen.

False gharial
Mar 20 '14 11:01

The false gharial, also known as the Malayan gharial or false gavial, that arrived at Amsterdam zoo Artis last year, has passed away. According to Artis, the dominant mating behavior of the male gharial was what killed her.

Apr 22 '13 18:00

Prime Minister Mark Rutte helped a victim of a traffic accident in The Hague on Monday afternoon. The woman, who was cycling when she was hit by a truck, died later.

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