Last year the amount of greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands was 2 percent lower than in 2017 and 15 percent lower than in 1990, Statistics Netherlands reported on Wednesday. The Netherlands still has a long way to go to achieve its climate goal of 49 percent less emissions in 2030 compared to 1990.
A motorist deliberately bumped into another motorist at high speed multiple times on the A27 highway between Geertruidenberg and Werkendam on Saturday afternoon. No one was hurt. The police are looking for witnesses.
The Noord-Brabant are raiding nine homes and businesses on Friday as part of a major investigation into money laundering, ANP reports.
The police also seized the administration of seven auditing firms. The investigators believe that the suspects in this investigation used the auditing firms' services for their money laundering practices. Whether or not the auditors and accountants were aware of this fact is not yet clear.
A jogger was attacked by a pit bull in Geertruidenberg on Tuesday night. The dog bit him on both arms. The owner of the dog left the scene, abandoning the victim, BN De Stem reports.
The victim came across a father and son walking their two pit bulls while jogging in a nature reserve around 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday. One of the dogs wasn't on a leash and attacked the jogger when he passed them.
Four elderly residents of nursing home The Riethorst in Geertruidenberg will be moved to an isolated location Wednesday. Last week it was announced that they have been infected with the carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella intestinal bacteria (KPC), which is dangerous for people with impaired immune systems.