Eindhoven

Jan 18 '14 04:35

A 15-year-old boy from Eindhoven was arrested Thursday on suspicion of illegally trading in exotic items. Police were tipped off by a source abroad.

Jan 17 '14 11:53

Police in the Netherlands arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of the rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk nearly two decades ago. New DNA evidence gave detectives the opening they needed to make the arrest, police say.

Jan 9 '14 04:33

Eventually PSV wants a stadium that can accommodate fifty thousand spectators. The club announced this during training camp in Gran Canaria.

Dec 27 '13 15:09

A 72-year-old Eindhoven resident was robbed in his hometown Wednesday evening. Four young men threatened the man with a knife while he was walking his dog on the Lohengrinlaan near Cruijfcourt.

Dec 24 '13 10:43

Strong winds battered the coasts of the Netherlands early this morning marking the third major storm to hit the country this year. French newspaper Le Figaro is reporting that a Russian seaman was swept overboard on a ship operated by Dutch firm Wagenborg and has not been found.

Nov 7 '13 14:57

The riot police (ME) and Amsterdam police carried out charges on Ajax and Celtic soccer supporters Wednesday. The disturbances took place at the Dam. Earlier in the day the fans seemed peaceful in the city and the atmosphere was good. A total of 15 supporters was arrested during the incident.

Nov 5 '13 01:46

Groningen Airport Eelde will probably never ben financially independent, and will always need government support, concludes the Northern Court of Auditors following an investigation ( pdf ) .

Nov 4 '13 00:05

A 24-year-old man from Leusden, near Amersfoort, was severely beaten by a large group this weekend.The police are looking for witnesses.

Oct 29 '13 00:05

Two Eindhoven residents (28 and 31 years) were sentenced to eight and nine years in prison for kidnapping and raping a young woman from Turnhout.

TU Eindhoven
Sep 26 '13 04:43

Weekly magazine Elsevier has announced on Wednesday that the result from their poll, among students and professors, is that the Technical University of Eindhoven is the winner.

Every year the magazine publishes the rankings of universities and other schools. They base there results on a poll which questions 230,000 students and 2000 professors.

The students say that the TU/e has the most satisfied students and 40% of the professors say that the TU/e has the best educational programs.

Sep 24 '13 02:25

The Dutch victim of the Westgate Siege, was a woman of 33 years old, was heavily pregnant and her name was Elif Yafuz.

On Saturday during the raid of the muslim terror organisation Al Shabab, Elif Yafuz was killed together with her partner Ross Langdon, an Australian/British citizen.

Aug 7 '13 09:44

The Eindhoven World Cup has begun today, August 7, in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Aug 6 '13 09:40

Food company Vion said it is planning to shut down its pork manufacturing site in the Netherlands since it is strengthening production.

Jul 31 '13 07:48

South Korean veteran footballer Ji-Sung Park will return to PSV Eindhoven on a season-long loan.

Ji-Sung Park
Photo by Magnus D/flickr

The 32-year-old Park is set to make a comeback with his former club PSV Eindhoven. The QPR midfielder flew to the Netherlands over the weekend to undergo medical tests.

Jul 29 '13 08:57

Eindhoven’s sudden large amount of patent filings and innovations has recently earned it the reputation of “most inventive city in the world.”

Jul 2 '13 06:02

Last week, the contest gathered more than 2,500 robotic participants from over 40 countries in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Germany, Japan, America finished at the top of robotic soccer competition.

Jul 1 '13 06:51

Eindhoven plays host to RoboCup, a soccer competition among robots designed to play the sport, The Associated Press reports.

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May 3 '13 08:42

The police have no clues yet in the investigation of a dead man who was found on Thursday afternoon on the dirt road Gagelhof, east of the Valkenswaardseweg (N69) in Waalre. The police have said they suspect foul play. 

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Apr 19 '13 08:45

5,000 pigs were killed on Thursday evening by a fire in a farm near Spoordonk village, between Eindhoven and Tilburg.

The fire broke out around 7:00 pm in the pig farm Van der Meijden at the Langedonksedijk in Spoordonk near Oirschot. The fire completely burned down three stables. Van der Meijden held 5800 piglets and sows, 800 of which survived the blaze. According to Fire Chief Ton Driessen, four other stables and the main building of the farm were spared.

Mar 22 '13 01:13

Several hundred people commemorated 18-year-old Memphis van Veen with a silent march Wednesday night in Eindhoven. The student died tragically last week, when her scooter was hit by a police car.

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