Groningen

Lutterhoofdwijk
Dec 8 '14 18:28

A mother and her 18-month-old baby were rescued from their submerged car, after it landed in the Lutterhoofdwijk canal in De Krim, Overijssel on Monday morning. The mother and child have been taken to hospital, but their condition was alarming, a spokesperson for the IJsseland safety region told RTV Drenthe.

Dec 4 '14 12:37

Jacques Wallage, chairman of the so-called "Dialogue Table Groningen" wants a National Office which will work to repair the damage cause by earthquakes in the north of the country. This service must also take measures to prevent damage.

transvestite
Dec 3 '14 12:22

The 31 year old transvestite who was strangled by his 61 year old on-again-off-again boyfriend in Groningen on Saturday, has died in hospital.

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Dec 3 '14 09:27

The first snow of the season has fallen. On Tuesday night in the hills of Limburg. Some places were white with a thin layer of snow on the grass and the rooftops. This reports Weer.nl and MeteoGroup in Wageningen.

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Dec 2 '14 14:33

A 61-year-old Groningen man has been charged with attempted manslaughter after trying to strangle his 31-year-old transvestite on-again-off-again boyfriend. The younger man was rushed to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Police say the young man was also wanted in connection with the violent October robbery of a 53-year-old Groningen man, according to RTV Noord.

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Nov 28 '14 09:18

700 private homeowners and 12 Groningen housing corporations are taking the Netherlands Petroleum Company (Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij - NAM) to court.

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Nov 26 '14 08:15

An elderly couple of 89 and 88 years has filed a lawsuit against the municipality of Dantumadiel. The couple will be losing their home assistance on January 1st, without which they won't be able to live independently.

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Nov 18 '14 14:25

Government internet connectivity issues have forced the temporary stoppage of the Dutch integration exam, affecting hundreds of people who already made plans to take the test. At least 716 people are known to have registered for the exam which must often be taken in the person’s country of origin, meaning the registrants have lost out on money spent for travel arrangements.

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Nov 17 '14 09:51

A prank two students in Groningen had to carry out for their frathouse landed them in police custody for weapons possession on Saturday.

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Nov 10 '14 12:31

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.

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Nov 5 '14 13:49

The Nedrlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) in Assem has already received 40 claims from people whose homes were damaged by the earthquake in Groninnen.

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Nov 5 '14 08:01

There was an earthquake in Groningen on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning at about 02:15 a.m.

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Oct 31 '14 11:21

The Jumbo supermarkets are going to start selling edible insects.

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Oct 22 '14 12:22

The CSG Augustinus school in Groningen is closed all week after the discovery of asbestos in the school building.

Oct 20 '14 11:48

The police arrested two men on suspicion of assaulting a taxi driver on Saturday night in Groningen.

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Oct 16 '14 15:08

The court in Groningen tolerated the production of cannabis for the first time. Two weed growers from Bierum were found guilty of cannabis cultivation, but no punishment was imposed.

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Oct 1 '14 16:27

Divers of the Groningen fire department rescued an unknown man from the water of Van Starkenborghkanaal on Wednesday.

Monster Truck
Oct 1 '14 10:07

The municipality of Haaksbergen has clarified the number of victims still in hospital after the monster truck crash of last weekend, by issuing a 'state of affairs' on the municipality website, De Volkskrant reports.

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Sep 30 '14 16:52

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 on the Richter scale has been felt in Groningen around 13:42 on Tuesday. The quake which occurred a few kilometers from Groningen near the village Ten Boer was felt in a wide area, but no damage was reported.

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Sep 30 '14 16:20

The Dutch Food and Product Safety Authority (NVWA) performed inspections at various locations in Groningen on Tuesday, looking for individuals who are suspected of taking in seals without the required license.

iPhone 6
Sep 26 '14 09:21

Apple's iPhone 6 is available in The Netherlands today, and eager Apple fans were already lining up outside stores Thursday evening hoping to get their hands on an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

Sep 25 '14 10:00

Research from the University of Groningen shows that almost all people out on their bikes late at night are drunk, a majority even with more alcohol in their blood than legally allowed. The researchers state that this is probably the reason why bikers have more accidents at night, De Volkskrant reports.

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Sep 24 '14 16:01

The police arrested a 24 year old man from Groningen of Saturday September 13th, for having about 600 kilograms of fireworks in his possession.

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Sep 23 '14 11:51

Google is investing €600 million into the construction of a massive data center in the Eemshaven, which will bring more than 1000 new jobs to Groningen, of which 150 permanent, Het Parool reports.

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