Eindhoven

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Dec 2 '15 08:03

Rob van Gijzel will be stepping down as mayor of Eindhoven in the fall of 2016. He announced his decision to the city council on Tuesday evening

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Dec 1 '15 14:30

The Dutch national football team may be playing home games in De Kuip in Rotterdam and the Philips Stadium in Eindhoven, instead of solely in the Amsterdam Arena from next summer to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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Nov 26 '15 08:24

The cardiology department of the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven and insurer CZ signed a contract in which the insurer will pay the hospital based on the quality of care. This means that the hospital will get more money if care improved and will have to pay money back to the insurer if care deteriorated

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Nov 20 '15 16:20

The festive season officially kicked off with the light festival Turn on the Lights in cities across the Netherlands on Thursday night. The Bijenkorf festival of lights spectacle started out in Amsterdam eight years ago and has since spread to many other cities, including Rotterdam, The Hague, Eindhoven and Maastricht.

Nov 18 '15 15:00

The introduction of the iodine seed - a tumor detection technique - greatly improved breast cancer treatment for women and dramatically reduced the number of re-operations and mastectomies, according to the Catharina hospital in Eindhoven.

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Nov 16 '15 15:00

Two Dutch police officers went viral after the Eindhoven police department posted a photo on its Facebook page of the cops washing dishes after making dinner for a sick woman's kids while she was in hospital.

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Nov 9 '15 13:27

Two Serbian men were arrested at Eindhoven Airport on Tuesday last week in connection with robberies in Germany and Austria respectively, the Public Prosecutor announced on Friday.

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Nov 5 '15 09:54

Eindhoven airport will be closed down between May 30th and June 15th next year for the renovation of the airport's runway. This means that no civil or military aircraft will be able to takeoff or land at the airport during those two weeks, Eindhoven Dagblad reports.

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Nov 3 '15 12:55

The police are calling on witnesses to help them with the investigation into the murder of 31 year old Tommie van der Burg at the Hotel Van der Valk on Aalsterweg on April 13th. According to the police, their investigation over the past months have led to several clues for further investigation, but not yet to the solution of the case.

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Oct 29 '15 13:36

The Jumbo supermarket on the Nederlanderplein in Eindhoven went all out with their Halloween decorations this year, so much so that it drove one toddler to tears.

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Oct 27 '15 15:20

A teenage football referee was assaulted by an adult man on Saturday after the match between the F4 Brabantia and F3 DBA from Eindhoven. According to the teenager, 16 year old Denzel Camelia, the man threatened and punched him in the face because he thought he did not do his job well.

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Oct 23 '15 17:20

New figures released by the airport in Eindhoven show an 11-percent increase in passengers over the first nine months of this year. Through September, 3,375,402 passengers used the airport, a gain of 323,402 over the same period last year.

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Oct 23 '15 11:23

Last month the Technical University Eindhoven started running test with a massive 3D concrete printer. The university will be working with the construction industry to develop and print concrete products, such as complete walls printed with all the necessary features from the start.

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Oct 19 '15 13:52

The police arrested a 45 year old police officer in Eindhoven on Monday morning. He is suspected of breaking his professional secrecy by leaking official information, the Public Prosecutor announced.

Oct 19 '15 12:03

PSV Eindhoven is planning to experiment with the possibilities offered by the new LED lighting from Philips. The football team hopes to use the lighting to put spotlights on individual players, on the penalty area when there is a penalty and show the way to food stands with the shortest queues.

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Oct 12 '15 15:27

The 48-year-old police detective that was arrested on September 29 of this year for suspectedly selling police investigation information to criminals, has also been found with 235 thousand euros in cash in his possession, reported the Public Prosecutors’ (OM) website. He is also suspected of corruption, money laundering and dereliction of his duties.

TU Eindhoven
Sep 30 '15 18:03

Top scientific minds from all across the Netherlands are being drawn away by better salaries and greater funding for research grants in other countries. Frank Baaijens, Dean of the Technical University in Eindhoven, is upset over the institution's loss of one of their top scientists, Maaike Kroon, he told the Volkskrant.

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Sep 29 '15 14:25

The Emmy award ceremony, for both American and international newscasters celebrating the best international news stories, took place on Monday night in New York. The Dutch broadcaster NOS, who was nominated for the airing of the National Day of Mourning after the downing of Maylasian Flight MH17, was competing with three other non-American contenders for the award. NOS received its nomination for the July 2014, hour-long broadcast on the arrival of the first victims of the plane crash in the Ukraine.

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Sep 24 '15 18:29

Young consumers want more information about products while they are shopping, preferably delivered by smartphone, according to a survey conducted by research firm Quotas. Customers want to do more shopping faster, broadcaster NOS reported.

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Sep 21 '15 14:56

The newborn baby whose body was found in a shopping bag in Eindhoven on March 10th last year, was not a stillborn baby. A forensic investigation showed that the girl had lived after birth.

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Sep 18 '15 13:11

Two Syrian men have been arrested in Eindhoven on suspicion of large-scale human trafficking to the Netherlands. The marechaussee, a policing force working as a branch of the military, believe that the suspects smuggled hundreds of refugees into the country from Greece, Austria and Hungary.

Sep 11 '15 09:43

The government should be more aggressive in seizing criminals' earnings. At this stage the Netherlands is only seizing about 1 percent of the estimated 9.3 billion euros earned every year through drug trafficking, arms trafficking and human trafficking.

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Sep 4 '15 20:26

One person was killed and another wounded when an elevator fell inside a building on the TU/Eindhoven campus. The elevator fell seven stories and trapped both victims, believed to be workers taking part in the building’s renovations, according to Omroep Brabant.

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Aug 31 '15 13:54

Arkefly will not be allowed to make flights between Eindhoven and Aruba and Curacao. The government wants flights with increased risk of drug smuggling to only go through airports with adequate control facilities. At this stage only Schiphol Airport has ample facilities for such flights.

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