The captain of 12 Dutch football teams in the Eredivisie want artificial turf to be banned for matches in the highest football league in the country. Davy Klaasen of Ajax, Luuk de Jong of PSV and Dirk Kuyt until recently of Feyenoord, among others, signed a manifesto drawn up by players union VVCS. The manifesto demands that the license requirements for the Eredivisie include a requirement for real grass, such as the requirement for the quality of lighting, RTL Nieuws reports.
Five people were injured at the Nijmeegse Vierdaagse on Wednesday when storms broke out over parts of Gelderland. Only one of the injuries was serious enough to need hospital treatment
A 59-year-old man was injured when a police vehicle crashed into his car in Amsterdam-Zuid during the early hours of Friday morning. The fire department had to free him from his car before he could be taken to the hospital, the Telegraaf reports.
Five people were injured in an explosion at a company on Menisstraat in the Gelderland town of Dinxperlo on Monday morning. Emergency services are at the scene, the Aalten police report on Twitter.
Several people were injured in an accident involving a bus, two trucks and a car in Hoorn late on Wednesday morning. The accident happened on Provincialeweg
A second person was arrested in connection with a fireworks explosion on Zalm in Ridderkerk just after midnight on New Year's. Four people were injured in the explosion and five houses and 12 cars were damaged.
Three people were injured when a tree toppled onto a boat in the Gondoletta ride in the Efteling theme park early on Tuesday afternoon. One of the theme park visitors sustained a head injury, the second a broken leg and the third suffered only minor injuries.
Six people were injured in an accident involving a runaway horse and two horsed-drawn carriages at the folklore festival in Schagen on Thursday afternoon.
An accident between a car and a truck on the Amstel junction near Amsterdam ended with the truck shooting through the guardrail and landing upside down after an about 10 meter fall, NOS reports. Both drivers were injured and taken to the hospital.
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.
The number of King's Day arrests and injuries in Amsterdam showed a significant decline this year. The number of arrests dropped by 21 percent compared to King's Day 2014 and the number of injuries decreased by 12 percent.
One in seven people who participate in BDSM, a variety of erotic practices involving roleplaying, bondage, dominance and submission and other interpersonal dynamics, have had to visit the doctor afterwards for injuries sustained.
No major incidents were reported during New Year's night. The police reports that there were some disturbances in which the mobile unit was deployed. The mobile unit was deployed in Nijmegen, Utrecht and Culemborg. Several people were also injured and there were several fires.
Fireworks vendors will no longer sell “baby rocket”, small fireworks that are popular with children because they are cheap.
An accident in Kerkrade caused six people to be injured, four of whom are in serious condition. The accident also caused a building at the Carboonplein square to be evacuated, the police reports.
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.
A video appeared on Facebook in which a 15-year-old girl from Beverwijk was punched to the ground and then kicked repeatedly by two boys aged 14 and 15 in Ijmuiden. The police have arrested the two teen boys, and report that the girl has had hospital treatment for "lesions to her face", the Algemeen Dagblad writes.
Two people were killed and a still unknown number injured after the foggy weather in Zeeland caused various crashes in a chain of accidents. An estimated 100 to 150 cars were involved. The province of Brabant has sent around 20 ambulances to the site, and the A58 between Goes and Middelburg has been closed, Omroep Brabant reports.
Accidents at the toboggan run at theme park Duinrell are "the order of the day", it appears. A woman from Amsterdam took her matter to court after she became injured at the park's attraction. Like a can of worms, dozens of other cases of accidents at the same ride are coming to the foreground.
A 25-year-old man from Dordrecht survived a collision with a train in Tricht on Thursday night. The police say that the man is in hospital for injuries to his arms and legs, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
KLM is joining other big international airlines to stop all flights to Israel for the time being after a rocket came down very close to the airport in Israel's capital Tel Aviv.
In the semi-finals against The Netherlands on Wednesday, Argentina is going to play without forward Ángel di María, who is out with an injury to his femur, and certain Dutch players may also be absent in the crucial match.
A Dutch-manufactured cargo plane crashed into a building in Kenya's capital, Nairobi early Wednesday morning. According to Reuters, all four passengers including pilot and co-pilot, were killed in the crash.
Nigel de Jong will no longer be able to assist The Netherlands in their World Cup campaign due to a groin injury that will see him inactive on the bench for the next two to four weeks. On Twitter, De Jong says he is "devastated" at the news, but encourages his team to remain focused.