All scheduled takeoffs and departures at the Eindhoven Airport have been cancelled from 3:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, the airport said in a statement. The airport’s civilian air traffic closure was ordered by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence.
Today, the Netherlands will pay tribute to the 298 people lost in the tragic Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash last Thursday through several tokens of mourning. Prime Minister Mark Rutte has designated this day a national day of mourning.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has released a statement in which he says that a plane carrying some of the bodies of the Dutch victims in the MH17 plane crash tragedy is expected in The Netherlands on Wednesday.
During a pre-trial review in Den Bosch on Thursday, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) dropped the homicide charge against Jos de G., the accused killer of teenaged girl Nicole van den Hurk from Eindhoven. The 15-year-old was found murdered 19 years ago after having been missing for months.
Police in Eindhoven arrested a 53-year-old man Tuesday afternoon in relation to a case of assault in which a 73-year-old man from the same neighborhood broke his hip.
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.
State Secretary Wilma Mansveld of Infrastructure and Environment has announced that €1.1 billion will be made available for improve train transport. After discussions with regional governors, it has been decided that certain aspects of train travel have to be made to a higher standard.
The maiden flight of the new Dreamliner aircraft scared a good few people in various places in The Netherlands on Tuesday. The Boeing 787 from Arke was spotted over Vlijmen, Den Bosch and Eindhoven.
A man standing outside his Eindhoven home was shot after three masked men arrived and opened fire. The man was struck in the foot, and was transported to an area hospital.
A new report published by Belgian group Federbet suggests that a 2014 football game between Dutch team PSV Eindhoven and Bulgarian side PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv may have been the subject of a match fixing scheme. The January 9 match is one of at least 13 suspected match fixing incidents involving a Bulgarian team, of which Lokomotiv Plovdiv played in two.
A man brandishing a sledgehammer as well as a firearm attacked a police officer on the Hellendaalstraat in Rotterdam on Wednesday. The police officer shot the attacker in the leg.
Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Utrecht consistently show up in the top ten cities for average drug use, according to a new study published today. The research looked at wastewater samples taken in 45 different cities or city districts between 2011 and 2013, with samples analyzed for cocaine, amphetamines, methamphetamines, MDMA (ecstasy) and THC from marijuana use. Samples were taken over a one-week period in each year.
Doctors are not noticing a difference between how parents and young people are handling their alcohol intake. Last year, the number of young people who ended up unconscious or in hospital due to alcohol stayed relatively the same. In the first quarter of 2014, doctors have also not noticed a difference.
Two chickens were found cut into pieces and impaled on trees in the Genneperparken in Eindhoven. The animal police was signaled at 2 p.m. by a municipality controller who found the animals in the park.
A new victim of Jos de G. has come forward, who claims she was pulled from her bike, dragged to a forest and raped by the 47-year old man in from Helmond 1987. This has been announced by public prosecutor Erna Vrijhoeven at the court in Den Bosch on Thursday.
The rental prices on student rooms in the Netherlands have risen in the las year by an average of 1.4 percent.
The biggest group of the Dutch soldiers part of the UN mission bound for Mali are departing on Tuesday.
Politicos in Eindhoven are going to form a think-tank that will discuss incidents in the city that seem to point to an increasing intolerance.
The association of Dutch Moroccans (SMN) is worried about current trends of violence against muslim men and women in the country.
A shooting at the Snack Point snack bar in Eindhoven has resulted in the death of its Turkish owner, Adem Cokicli. Another person was lightly injured, according to a co-worker of the business.
There seems to be a possible third suspect in the Duerne jewelry store Goldies heist on Friday last week. This comes from the sister of 20-year old Abdel H., one of the robbers who was shot and killed that day. She gave a statement to De Telegraaf newspaper.
An elderly man was assaulted and abused in Eindhoven while he was visiting the grave site of his late wife. The assaulter smashed the man's head against the cement tiles, and took off with €120.
The Rotterdam bookshop of the bankrupt Polare chain may survive. A group of Polare employees announced on Monday that they have managed to collect enough money to take over the shop. It will be established on the Coolsingel under its old name, Donner, the Telegraaf reports.