Shots were fired on Ridder Hoenstraat in Hoensbroek, Limburg on Wednesday afternoon. The police closed down the area and arrested an armed man.
The Foo Fighters will be performing at Pinkpop next year. The organization has announced that the band will be closing the festival on Sunday June 14th.
The Natural History Museum in Rotterdam has expressed its wish to exhibit the wild boars that were shot dead by a hunter last week. The hunter himself is the rightful owner of the cadavers, and will have to make the call whether the museum can buy the boars or not, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
The police in Limburg are going to investigate the case in which a hunter shot the wild boars who were rescued from the Zuid-Willemsvaart canal in Weert on Sunday. According to the law, hunting on Sunday is not allowed.
In Limburg, eight wild boars were discovered swimming in the Zuid-Willemsvaart canal in Weert on Sunday. After a rescue operation from the fire department, the boars were shot dead by a hunter. Animal rights organizations and angry citizens are confused and angry at the situation, which seems to them not to make sense on several points.
The National Committee 4 and 5 May has put together an app and a website which is made to follow the course of the liberation of Limburg and then the rest of the Netherlands.
Police in Reuver, Limburg, are looking for video material of the match on the 31st of August in which a 30-year-old footballer was shortly hospitalized after being attacked by team members of the opposition during a football match between Reuver and Venlo.
With over a thousand of the country's cafes and bars closing up shop in the last five years, local brewers have been hit particularly hard. The number of pubs in the country fell from 8,400 to 7,200, leaving brewers to battle it out for sales in a highly competitive market.
In Reuver, Limburg, a 30-year-old footballer was injured after a fight broke out between the two teams. Opposing teammates kicked and punched the victims several times, resulting in the footballer's hospitalization.
The more than 30 thousands students of Rotterdam college will probably no longer be allowed to wear wrist watches when taking exams, De Telegraaf reports.
A staff member from the psychiatric hospital De Rooyse Wissel in Limburg was reportedly held hostage last month. The therapist was trapped as the psychiatric patient held a sharp object on the staff member.
A 26-year-old man from the Belgian province of Lommel, Limburg was busted for driving nearly twice the speed limit while drag racing two police officers. The man, wrongly believing that the two officers wanted to race him while at a red light, took off when the light turned green.
A collision during the Formula 1 and F2 Stock Cars World Cup tournament has left one driver seriously injured. A spokesman for Raceway Vernal in Ysselsteyn, Limburg reports that the driver was airlifted to a hospital in Nijmegen after his car collided with two other vehicles.
The 44-year-old convicted psychiatric patient who did not return to his clinic for mandatory treatment in Venray has been arrested, according to the NOS. Somebody signaled the police when they saw him in the HEMA in Maarssen.
A 44-year-old psychiatric patient, René de L. has been signaled by police, as he escaped the clinic where he was staying during unsupervised leave. The patient was convicted for attempted murder and embezzlement in 2006.
Police in Eindhoven found a wounded man in the Hubertastraat who says he was stabbed by a man trying to sell him a bicycle, Omroep Brabant reports.
A 44-year-old man died in a jail cell in Maastricht on Thursday afternoon after being picked up by policemen that same day in the city. An investigation will look into the cause of his death, Dagblad de Limburger reports.
The Netherlands Butterfly Foundation's organized national garden butterfly counting day was a success, as the Foundation writes on their website. Around 60,000 butterflies were counted in more than 3,700 gardens in the entire country. A good year for butterflies
Restaurants in The Netherlands employing disabled people are growing fast in number. One such restaurants is Downey's in Amersfoort. This restaurant employs people with Down's syndrome, and is a hit in the city.
The heavy weather on Sunday caused several reports of water damage in parts of Brabant. In some areas, 22 mm of rain fell, leaving roads flooded and cellars under water. This morning, Weeronline.nl reports that other areas of the country have experienced 40 mm of rainfall.
Storms raged overnight across the Netherlands, causing at least one death in Amsterdam, and damage across the country. The foul weather knocked over a tree on the Damrak, which crashed into the public transit shelter where the victim had taken refuge, according to broadcaster RTV NH.
VDL Nedcar is set to become the employer of around a thousand new workers within a few years as it is getting ready to officially open its factory on the 17th of July, at the honor of King Willem-Alexander.
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.
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