Amsterdam is the nicest city to live in the Netherlands and has been for the past decade, according to the Atlas for Municipalities. Emmen is the worst
Fewer Dutch people became the victims of crime in 2015. Last year 17.6 percent of the Netherlands' population was a victim of crime, compared to 18.9 percent in 2014. The crime rate was the worst in Amsterdam and the best in Emmen, according to the Safety Monitor 2015.
An elderly resident of a nursing home in Emmen was killed in a bizarre accident on Tuesday. She and another woman were exercising on exercise bikes in the home's recreation room, when a car crashed into the building.
The Center for Safe Housing (CVW) in Groningen said they received 347 damage reports after the 3.1-magnitude earthquake in Hellum, Groningen on Wednesday night. Of those, 63 are from Slochteren, a town roughly four kilometers south of the epicenter.
A second earthquake shook the Netherlands last night, this time in the town of Emmen. The earthquake happened just after 11:30 p.m., with a resident telling RTV Drenthe that he heard a loud bang.
A 62-year-old Muslim woman from the Netherlands was killed in a stampede during the annual pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca. Local authorities say that the incident took place on Thursday, and have reported at least 717 people dead with over 800 more injured.
A 5 year old English girl that went missing in Nieuw-Dordrecht near Emmen on Tuesday night, has been found and reunited with her parents.
A 57 year old father from Odoornerveen drowned on Sunday at the Grote Rietplas in Emmen after the sailboat carrying his daughters capsized.
On Monday the police arrested a 28 year old resident of Emmen for threatening a 35 year old man with a chainsaw.
A 31-year old woman was arrested in Delden, Twente at the end of July after spending two years making a career out of stealing jewelry from retirement homes in Apeldoorn, Deventer and Raalte. Tonight's episode of Opsporing Verzocht will focus on returning the hoard of jewelry back to their rightful owners.
Northern Randstad cities as places to live seem to be growing in popularity compared to the rest of The Netherlands. According to the newest edition of the annual Atlas for Municipalities, presented today, Amsterdam and Utrecth are among the most attractive cities on the list.
A 16-year old boy has died in Veenoord, Emmen, after leaving a frying pan on the fire for too long on Saturday night.
The group of LEF! in the Emmen City Council claims to have prove that Emmen police officers buy hard drugs from dealers in the municipality for their own use.
The Royal Military Police from the Northeast border brigade arrested 3 men during a mobile surveillance security (MTV) check on the A-37 for suspected human trafficking, Monday afternoon.
Dozens of agents participated in 15 raids in homes and business premises in Groningen and Drenthe, during a major drug bust, Tuesday morning and afternoon. One man was arrested in Emmen.
A 49-year-old Emmen resident was freed by police Thursday, from a company warehouse in Urk. The fish trader was taken hostage by three men from Urk after a business conflict, reported the police.