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.
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.
A municipal official in Enschede had his car damaged during an attack on his person on Monday morning.
Police in Enschede say an 18-year-old woman found dead near the Rutbeek park and recreation area was possibly the victim of a crime. Her body was found on De Loeksweg at about 11:15 a.m. on Saturday.
A spray-painted message with an anti-refugee message appeared on the Norderlicht church in Wezep, Gelderland sometime between the late night house of Wednesday or early morning hours of Monday. The entryway wall was defaced with the phrase “Nee AZC,” or “No asylum-seeker center,” above the Jewish Star of David symbol.
In April residents of a student home of the Saxion University of Applied Sciences in Enschede received a warning that terrorist organization Islamic State performed recruitment practices there.
A car exploded in Enschede on Tuesday morning. The police closed off the area and are investigating.
A total of 570 bars, restaurants and clubs raised more than 37 thousand euros in tips on Saturday night, which will be donated to 5 small-scale sustainable development projects. Support organization Impulsis doubled the amount, which means that the 5 projects will be receiving more than 75 thousand euros.
Two former police officers from Haarle and Enschede are in the court in Zwolle today on charges that they sexually abused a drunk woman in the back seat of their police car on February 20th, 2012.
Willie Pater, co-director of SE Fireworks, told his story for the first time to ED on Wednesday - 15 years after the fireworks disaster in Enschede that left 23 people dead, nearly a thousand injured and a whole neighborhood wiped off the map. He no longer feels guilty, he told the newspaper.
Enschede will commemorate the 15th anniversary of the massive fireworks disaster that hit the city in May 2000. The explosion killed 23 people, injured nearly a thousand others, destroyed about 200 homes and wiped an entire neighborhood off the map.
Beer brand Grolsch celebrated its 400th birthday with a video of people "popping" open their iconic flip-top bottlse of Grolsch beer. All the videos are played to the same theme, "Craftmanship is Mastery" ("Vakmanschap is meesterschap"), the tune the brewery used in its commercials for a number of years.
The widows of the firemen who died in the Enschede fireworks disaster in May 2000, are suing the Dutch State.
Fire raged through an apartment building at Ootmarsumbrink in Enschede on Thursday, destroying a family home and sending at least six people to the hospital for check-ups.
Alert witnesses witnessed an unusual event as eight kangaroos were stolen from a meadow on Bentheimerstraat in De Lutte on Tuesday. With the quick call and description from the witnesses, police managed to stop the fleeing car shortly after the theft on Lasondersingel in Enschede.
The seven-person family missing since Sunday from Doorwerth, Gelderland was found in Germany. The whole family, including all five children from newborn to 10-year-old, is in good health, police reports.
Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb has been named the best local director of the Netherlands. This was done in the election of Internal Affairs in which nearly 6 thousand directors, officials, readers of Internal Affairs and a professional jury participated. Mayor Peter den Elders of Groningen (previously Enschede) came in second and Mayor Eberhard van der Laan of Amsterdam came in third.
Two of the three suspects arrested for the shooting incident in Enschede on Wednesday, were released on Sunday. The remain suspects in the investigation.
The Twente region was shaken by two murders yesterday. A corpse was removed from the Twentekanaal at Markelo and the 24 year old Joey Moes was shot and killed in Enschede.
Police investigating the fatal shooting of a man at a shopping center in Enschede, Overijssel arrested three Amsterdam men in connection with the violent crime. A bullet struck the 24-year-old man on Zonstraat at about 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday.
A man was shot on the square behind the Twekkelerveld shopping center in Enschede at about 22:15 last night. The police has confirmed that the victim died of his injuries in hospital.
According to the six clinical hospitals that together perform the most cancer treatments in the Netherlands, the cancer care in our country could be better.
On Thursday the court in Utrecht sentenced 5 people to up to 6 years in prison for involvement in two illegal marketplaces, various drug transactions and an arms deal. A programmer from Enschede built the drug trade website.
In November 2011 the new shopping was launched with a lot of fanfare in Veenedaal. Other cities followed.