Groningen

Mar 4 '14 09:31

The price of a night's stay in a hotel in the Netherlands has fallen by 1 percent. Travelers on average paid €120 for a room.

The Dutch Bonnie & Clyde (Source: Twitter/@HartvNL)
Feb 26 '14 06:52

Family members of the fugitive criminal twosome Antonio Marcos van der Ploeg (26) and Enise Merve Bircan (19) are urging them to turn themselves in "before more accidents happen."

Feb 26 '14 04:35

A 40-year-old Groningen gym owner was arrested Tuesday morning for suspicion of staging a robbery in May 2013. The suspect shot himself with a handgun and set fire to his gym.

Feb 26 '14 04:34

Two men from West-African descent were arrested by Groningen police, Tuesday morning, for shooting a 35-year-old newspaper delivery man last month and holding 4 Vietnamese men against their will, late last year.

Feb 24 '14 16:09

The Olympians' flight from Sochi to the Eelde airport in Groningen is delayed with over an hour. The athletes were expected to arrive around 16:00. Their E.T.A. is now a little after 17:00.

Feb 24 '14 09:59

A 27-year old man from Groningen was stabbed in the face on Sunday morning. He died from his wounds in hospital today.

Feb 24 '14 07:12

The successful Dutch Olympic athletes are set to return to home soil Monday.

Feb 19 '14 16:29

The Groningen dikes will be reinforced at an accelerated pace, due to earthquakes, to guarantee the safety of Groningen residents, announced the Noorderzijlvest water board.

Henk Kamp
Feb 19 '14 06:35

The reduction of gas production at Loppersum in Groningen, means that minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp must do new research to find the results of that measure.

Feb 18 '14 19:22

Police arrested three more suspects today in the ongoing investigation of the DigiD fraud in Groningen. The first reports came in in June 2013, and in November police arrested 5 suspects who were identified by an alert witness.

Feb 18 '14 10:19

The Netherlands might lose Rottumeroog, a built-up island in the waddeneilanden chain.

Feb 14 '14 04:34

An earthquake in Groningen at 3:13am Thursday morning, with a magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter scale flooded the NAM with 300 damage reports. The epicenter was in Leermens, near Loppersum.

Feb 13 '14 13:48

Groningen was startled by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter scale, in the night from Wednesday on Thursday, at 03:13 in the morning. The epicenter was in Leermens, close to Loppersum, but the quake was strong enough to be felt in the city of Groningen.

Feb 13 '14 07:27

Activist group Schokkend-Groningen (Shocking Groningen) posted a critical tweet about recently deceased politician Els Borst.

Seismograph
Feb 13 '14 06:40

Groningen experienced another earthquake on Wednesday night. According to the KNMI, it registered a 3.0 on the Richter scale, and happened at 3.13 a.m.

Seismograph
Feb 6 '14 08:25

Residents in Drenthe experienced a small earthquake Wednesday evening around 10:30 pm.

Feb 5 '14 07:35

This week, the province of Groningen felt what was thought to be another earthquake, but this was tuesday evening confirmed more likely to be a sonic boom.

Feb 3 '14 10:31

A minor earthquake occurred this morning in Loppersum, a town in Groningen, news agency ANP reports.

Jan 27 '14 11:47

Groningen is one of six cities shortlisted for the first European Capital of Innovation, or iCapital, awards.

Jan 27 '14 05:30

Wind travelling from the east brought down temperatures in the northern part of the country over the weekend, leading to dustings of snow from the German border to the IJsselmeer. Cars were reportedly abandoned in parts of Groningen because of slippery roads and poor visibility.

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Jan 24 '14 16:27

It took a long wait, but the Netherlands is finally experiencing real winter weather.

Jan 22 '14 09:03

Police in Groningen are investigating a shooting incident in Groningen that left a newspaper delivery man injured on the street. The 35-year-old was found shot on the Hoendiep, a residential street on the city's west side.

Jan 20 '14 04:32

A procession of 700 cars slowly made its way from Groningen to Zuidbroek, Saturday morning, over the A7 freeway, passing by several gas drilling locations.

Jan 18 '14 04:32

The protesters in Loppersum were not satisfied Friday evening, with the promise Minister Henk Kamp (VVD) made them that the government will cut back on gas drilling.

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