Enschede

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Sep 29 '16 13:50

The Twents Auction House in Enschede decided not to auction off a portrait of Adolf Hitler and two paintings depicting SS leader Heinrich Himmler after the announcement of the auction caused outraged reactions

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Aug 24 '16 12:00

A man who showed up at the MST hospital on Sunday, sick and unable to identify himself, was identified on Tuesday, the police announced. On Tuesday he was well enough to take a drive around with the police and pointed out his house.

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Aug 22 '16 15:10

The MST hospital in Enschede is urgently looking for the family of a man who showed up at the hospital's desk last night, sick and confused. The man could not say who he is

Jul 29 '16 09:55

A police officer in Amsterdam pressed charges against his colleagues in Enschede this week over an incident in May that got out of hand. According to the officer, 29-year-old Anis Raiss, he ended up being arrested because of his Moroccan-Dutch origin - ethnic profiling, he said in an interview with NRC.

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May 11 '16 16:45

One Enschede baby could not wait to come into the world on Wednesday morning. Not even the minute it would take mom to walk from the taxi into the hospital. The little bundle of joy was born next to a taxi, right in front of the MST hospital in Enschede

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Apr 27 '16 10:45

Numerous cinemas in the Netherlands will be screening the movie Purple Rain, starring prince himself, this week. The movie will be screened to honor the pop icon, who passed away.

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Apr 14 '16 10:12

Another two arrests were made in connection with a Molotov cocktail thrown at a mosque in Enschede in February. Two men aged 24 and 36 were arrested in Enschede on Tuesday, on suspicion of consipiracy and preparation for arson with terrorist intent

Apr 5 '16 09:44

The police raided a total of 15 addresses in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria on Monday as part of an international investigation into illegal gambling. Two men from Enschede were arrested, the Public Prosecutor announced.

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Mar 3 '16 08:25

The Public Prosecutor sees the incident in which a suspect threw a Molotov cocktail at a mosque in Enschede on Saturday as an act of terrorism. The perpetrator, a 33 year old man from Enschede, is officially suspected of attempted arson with terrorist intent, the prosecutor stated on Wednesday

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Feb 29 '16 07:23

A 33 year old man was arrested after he threw a Molotov cocktail at a mosque in Enschede on Saturday.The fire that erupted was quickly extinguished by people in the mosque.

Feb 15 '16 13:10

The Netherlands police plan to use eagles and other birds of prey to catch drones from the air. Falconers are baffled by this plan, calling it nonsensical and dangerous

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Feb 10 '16 14:10

The Dutch government and a number of retailers are concerned about asylum debates turning into riots, threats and violence. Retailers in Enschede sent a letter to the mayor expressing their concern about an anti-asylum center protest scheduled in the town on Saturday. Minister Ronald Plasterk of Home Affairs made extra money available for local governments to use for extra security.

Jan 15 '16 09:54

Police in Enschede are investigating the suspicious death of a man found lifeless in a bakery there. Officers say an early analysis of evidence shows it was not a natural cause of death and was possibly the victim of a crime.

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Jan 15 '16 09:28

Police apprehended two men investigators say are responsible for a string of armed robberies. One of the crimes was the robbery of an Avia gas station in Borne, Overijssel, where the perpetrator dressed up in blackface and posed as Zwarte Piet.

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Dec 17 '15 10:52

An elderly dementia patient called the Enschede police on Wednesday to confess to killing his 80-year-old wife, Dinie Elsink, who was caring for him at home

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Dec 13 '15 13:33

The Dutch national railway NS launched a new timetable on Sunday. The new schedule features a number of significant changes, as well as the renaming of several train stations.

Dec 1 '15 09:42

Last year some 161 thousand bicycles were seized in the 20 largest Dutch municipalities, because they were in the way, parked incorrectly or broken. However, more than 100 thousand of these seized bikes were never reclaimed, according to a study done by newspaper AD.

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Nov 27 '15 12:02

The origin of the 14 pig's heads dumped at the Eschmarkerveld, where the municipality of Enschede plans to build a center to house 600 refugees, is still unknown. No one reported them missing, police spokesperson Frank Brouwer said

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Nov 25 '15 10:40

People working on the construction of a large asylum center on the Eschmarkerveld in Enschede were met with a gruesome sight on Wednesday morning. The severed heads of 12 pigs were scattered around the site sometime on Tuesday night.

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Nov 25 '15 09:02

The police fire shots in three separate arrests over the past seven days in Elsendorp, Rotterdam and Oldenzaal. Suspects were wounded in two of these arrests. The Rijksrecherche, the police department that handles internal investigations, is investigating all three shootings, as is customary whenever the police fire their weapons.

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Nov 24 '15 09:45

An increasing number of children in the Netherlands are growing up in a family that needs welfare benefits to get by. Last year nearly 223 thousand children, 6.5 percent of all the kids in the country, were living in a welfare family, compared to 5.2 percent last year.

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Nov 11 '15 14:50

A drunk bus driver caused havoc in Enschede during the early hours of Tuesday morning by crashing into another bus, a building and finally the police station.

Nov 3 '15 12:41

At this stage there is no evidence to suggest a link between the attack on the Enschede municipal official on Monday and the municipality's plans to open a asylum center in the city. The motive of the attack is still unknown.

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Nov 3 '15 08:28

The Enschede official who was attacked on the street on Monday, was stabbed in the face with a box cutter. He was attacked by two men on the corner of Oosterstraat and the Telgendijk around 8:45 a.m.

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