A 39-year-old paediatrician was been arrested on Monday after he has been suspected of child pornography. The paediatrician who was working at the Children’s Intensive Care Unit of the Radboud Hospital in Nijmegen, specialized in the treatment of patients under 16 years of age, has been taken in for interrogation by detectives and the TBKK, an agency Combating Child Pornography and Child Sex Tourism.
People in the Netherlands who use the roadways to get to work can expect a more challenging commute than normal, as dense fog is expected to blanket a good portion of the country. The provinces of Noord- and Zuid-Holland, Friesland and Gelderland are all covered by a code yellow weather warning issued by the Dutch meteorological agency KNMI.
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.
The last otter known to live in Gelderland was killed on August 27th when she was hit by a car on the hard shoulder of the A12 between Duiven and Zevenaar.
The code orange weather warning for extremely dangerous weather has been lifted after the severe storms that hit parts of the Netherlands on Sunday night. The storms were accompanied by thunder, lightning, hail and strong winds and resulted in flooding, traffic problems and even a few fires.
A historic windmill in Terwolde, Gelderland has burned down completely after a lightning strike. According to the fire department, De Ooievaar mill on Wijkseweg is a complete loss.
Part of the lower jaw of a very rare prehistoric cave lion has been found on a secluded beach in the Gelderland town of Wekerom. This spectacular discovery was made by the now 10 year old Enzo Smink, prehistoric museum De Groene Poort in Boxtel announced on Sunday.
The first electrical Easy Mile EZ-10 has been delivered to the Netherlands, where the car will be transformed into the self-driving WEpod. Depending on approval, the WEpod will be the first self-driving car on public roads. The car will make trips between Wageningen and Ede.
An Armenian family that has been living in the Netherlands since 2007 are being sent back to Armenia.
On Saturday the Netherlands was hit by the largest summer storm since the weather measurements started in 1901. One person died after a tree fell on his car and several other people were wounded. The storm resulted in closed highways, dozens of delayed flights, delays in public transport and a significant amount of damage.
Lightning striking a train injured an engineer in Teuge, Gelderland on Thursday night.
Fires caused by lightning strikes kept the fire departments busy in a number of places throughout the Netherlands on Thursday night.
Seven undocumented immigrants were discovered in Wijchen, Gelderland on Monday morning. A truck driver found them when he left his truck on an industrial estate
Nijmegen officials called a report from an Italian website “absurd” saying that the 2016 Giro d’Italia will kick off from the Gelderland city. The report calling it the official starting point of the 2016 Giro d’Italia cycling race comes from cycling site Tutto Bici, and is sourced to Nijmegen cycling activist Jos Sluijsmans.
The Gelderland VVD council members must not travel in second class, said faction leader Hans de Haan. Second class is not "for our people," De Haan said to broadcaster Omroep Gelderland, adding that party members should only travel in first class.
The number of jobs filled in the Netherlands will increase for the first time in three years in 2015, according to benefits agency UWV. It is a sign the economic recovery is beginning to take hold in the workforce, which will develop even further next year when growth in the labor market should increase further, UWV says.
A Nijmegen family found a push-pin in the package of frozen beans that they purchased in Lidl, reports De Gelderlander. The store management apologized for the incident and awarded the family a complimentary shopping cart of groceries as a compensation.
The Wildlife Management Unit in Gelderland has hired a company to kill 1,600 geese in 7 Gelderland nature reserves. To do so the company will use a device designed to break the animal's neck. The Gelderland faction of the Partij voor de Dieren is distrustful of this device and has asked the provincial government for clarification.
This week the European Parliament worked on getting the same parental leave into the law for all European Union countries. This would benefit Dutch fathers, who currently only get two paid days leave at the birth of a child.
An expectant mom was pleasantly surprised by an endearing letter from Bol.com telling her that a product she ordered is unavailable.
Three people were injured when fire broke out at an industrial company in Wijchen this morning. One of them was admitted to the hospital with serious burn wounds, police say.
There was a fire outburst in a monumental building in the center of Harderwijk, reports RTL Nieuws. The fire broke out in restaurant ‘t Rookerijtje located in the very center of the city. A spokesman for the fire brigade reported earlier that the fire was under control.
The crane that toppled over in a tragic accident during the Oosterwolde classic tractor and auto show, killing one and injuring eleven people, was not supposed to be used to carry festival attendees. The machine was only there to conduct organizational work, such as putting up flags, signs and lighting, the crane owner told NOS.
Municipalities along the German and Belgian borders are strongly opposing the neighboring countries building windmills in border areas, reports AD. They are seeking intervention from higher authorities, also on the European level.