Police in Amsterdam on Saturday began the eviction of a group of protesters who have held a sit-in demonstration at the University of Amsterdam’s Maagdenhuis building for over a month. A judge ordered the protesters to leave by midnight on Friday, but the students, lecturers and researchers camped out at the site refused.
A man in Utrecht who threatened to blow up his own apartment was removed from the residence close to noon on Thursday and is in custody, RTV Utrecht reports. The incident was first called in around 9:40 a.m. that day from Nigerdreef in the Overvecht neighborhood.
A large fire raged in an apartment building on the Europaplein in Wijchen this morning, the Gelderlander reports. The building is occupied by mostly senior residents and is situated at the back of the Wijchen municipality office in the center.
The court of appeal in Amsterdam ruled that the failed asylum seekers currently staying in the Vluchtgarage in Amsterdam, may be evicted at any time, Het Parool reports. The rejected refugees occupied the building in December 2013 because they feel that the shelter offered by the city was not enough.
The police station on Chasseveld in Breda had to be evacuated around 10:00 this morning after the discovery of a suspicious package.
Amsterdam football club Ajax is expecting a fine from UEFA for incidents which occurred during the home match against Legia Warsaw in February, the Parool reports.
A threatening letter caused a short evacuation of the Amstelveen city hall this morning, BNR reports
A week after the explosion on Moddermanstraat, Rotterdam, the residents can return to their homes next week, states the spokesperson of housing corporation Havenstede to rd.nl. At least 150 homes were evacuated and 150 people displaced on February 2nd.
Residents living near a paint and wallpaper warehouse in Wateringen, Zuid-Holland are advised to stay indoors after the warehouse burnt down late Monday night. Residents of two hundred houses should not go to school or work today because of the asbestos released in the fire, confirms Jaqueline den Brabander, the spokesperson for the Westland municipality told NRC.
A fire in The Hague's Benoordenhout neighborhood broke out on Wednesday night, causing a lot of damage to several buildings. The fire department has been able to bring the blaze under control early Thursday morning, but does warn that neighboring areas may have problems with their water quality and pressure, Omroep West reports.
In Velp, Gelderland, two people have become seriously injured after a fire broke out in a home on Wednesday night. Firemen evacuated 30 people from the housing complex, and the injured were transfered to hospital.
In Maastricht, part of the shopping center Mosae Forum was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a suspicious package. Authorities believe that it is a home made smoke bomb. Several shops and the municipal offices in the building have been cleared, the NOS reports.
A large-scale fire in Venray caused the fire department to evacuate several dozens of employees from businesses on Wednesday afternoon.
A cyanide alarm forced the evacuation of the KLM environmental center on Schiphol East around 14:15, Wednesday afternoon.
In the center of Brummen in Gelderland a blaze destroyed a furniture store, a veterinary clinic, and a home. The fire started around midnight in the furniture store, but then spread to the clinic and the home on the second floor.
A very large fire broke out in a pizzeria on Sunday in Zoetermeer. Someone inhaled smoke and had to be treated in the hospital with minor burns, said a spokesman of the fire brigade.
Because of the smoke, some homes were evacuated as a precaution. A total of 13 residents, of houses right at the back of the pizzeria, had to leave their belongings behind. It is not yet known whether they have to spend the night elsewhere or that they can return to their homes once the fire is extinguished.
One person died in a fire in an apartment block in Rotterdam on Monday. Around noon four fire trucks were sent to the Oldegaarde in the district Charlois.
Parts of the center of Leeuwarden (Friesland) was evacuated after vandals allegedly broke a pipeline by throwing stones at it.