Limburg

Jun 23 '14 11:57

It has taken 21 years to finally put an end to the mystery of the vanishing of Tanja Groen. Groen disappeared on the 1st of September in 1993. Now, medical draughtsman Rogier Trompert, has discovered human bones in the Gronsveld in Limburg, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Tilburg lightening
Jun 10 '14 09:26

At least five people died in western Germany Monday night in severe thunderstorms that delivered high winds, rain and lightening. Three people were killed in Dusseldorf after an uprooted tree crashed down on the shed where they were hiding

Tilburg lightening
Jun 9 '14 15:58

Meteorologists in the Netherlands issued a Code Orange weather warning Monday afternoon affecting Gelderland, Limburg, Noord-Brabant and Zeeland. Storms predicted Monday night could include wind speeds over 100 km/h, according to the KNMI, the country’s national meteorological institute. Thunderstorms, excessive rain and hail are all possible.

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May 29 '14 12:44

Police have arrested a man and a woman in connect with a hit-and-run accident in Baarlo Sunday that sent two bikers to the hospital.

Marijuana
May 9 '14 09:43

The Lanaken city council has decided to tackle the drugs problem by using drones and heat sensing cameras to track down marijuana plantations. The work group also wants a cooperation action from within the euro region and the ability to execute 'morality investigations' into tenants.

Bandidos
May 8 '14 15:08

The mayor of Echt-Susteren, Jos Hessels, says he's had it with motorcycle gangs, after the newest attack on a Bandidos member took place in his city, he tells Radio 1 Journaal.

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May 7 '14 13:46

An explosive device has damaged several homes and one car on the Ruitersweg in Susteren, Limburg on Tuesday night. Mayor Jos Hessels announced this Wednesday.

Vandalism
May 6 '14 07:50

Four children aged between 9 and 11 years destroyed a mine museum in Kerkrade, Limburg on Saturday. According to a police spokesperson, the young vandals were apprehended, and contact was made with their parents.

May 3 '14 18:36

Staff and customers of a clothing store in Tilburg had the scare of their lives this morning when a man walked in with a wood cleaver.

Fire Truck
Apr 29 '14 10:13

The fire department in Limburg has found 26 vats of what is suspected to be drug waste in a patch of forest between Montfort and Sint Joost.

Apr 25 '14 15:15

The recent discovery of a gold-and silver treasure in Echt, Limburg, is casting new light on the collapse of the Roman Empire in the Netherlands, around 411 AD.

Apr 23 '14 11:12

Almost 80 percent of the members of motorcycle gangs have rap sheets.

Apr 15 '14 10:00

Two people had to be treated by emergency staff and taken to hospital in an ambulance after a penetrating stench from the sewers in Venray made them unwell Monday evening.

Apr 9 '14 09:23

An amateur archaeologist has found a bracelet from the Bronze Age (1000-800 B.C.) in Limburg. Bracelets from this period in human history are very rare, and none have ever been found in The Netherlands.

No Surrender
Apr 4 '14 14:06

Notorious murder suspect Lau G. will become the head of a new fraction of the motorcycle club No Surrender in Venlo on Tuesday, according to De Telegraaf.

Bandidos
Mar 27 '14 10:43

The Motorcycle Club Bandidos have announced on their website that they now also have a chapter in Alkmaar. This is their second chapter in The Netherlands.

Bandidos
Mar 27 '14 06:36

Three members of the Bandidos motorcycle club were arrested on Wednesday afternoon in Geleen by the police due to breaking the Arms and Ammunition Law. Three of the Bandidos' cars were also seized, and will be investigated.

Mar 24 '14 08:00

Geert Wilders' party doesn't seem to entirely agree with everything he has said over the last week, as several PVV members have left the party.

Mar 20 '14 08:29

The Liberal People's party of Roermond (LVR) has won big in Roermond. This, despite the fact that the party's establisher Jos van Rey is suspected of corruption.

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Mar 17 '14 13:44

Minister for Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten, is going to arrange swifter arrest actions over the border. At this time, a legal advice request to another country still has to be sent by post. Soon, this will be done via the internet.

Mar 17 '14 07:00

The Bandidos have rumbled into the Netherlands. The Motorcycle club started a department in the Netherlands this weekend, RTL Nieuws reports. According to their website, there is now an active Bandido Nation in Sittard, in Limburg.

Mar 5 '14 17:37

A factory farm in Grubbenvorst in Limburg, harboring 1m chickens, 35k pigs, a slaughterhouse and a manure fermenter is one step closer to becoming reality, after the court in Roermond dismissed objections from neighbors today.

Fire Truck
Feb 21 '14 10:00

One woman died, and a man was injured at a spreading fire at a home on the Hovenstraat in the Landsgraaf of Limburg last night.

Feb 17 '14 15:18

VDL Nedcar needs almost 2,000 people to build new 3-door Mini Hatchbacks in Born, Limburg. 1,500 former Nedcar employees will be supplemented with 400 new staff, according to CEO Joost Govaarts.

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