Limburg

Welfare in Provinces
Dec 5 '14 21:00

The average person living in the Netherlands has a generally high faith in society, and is commonly happy, but in varying degrees from province to province. The determination is based on new data released by Dutch government institute Statistics Netherlands (CBS).

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Dec 4 '14 12:15

Researchers have found that the Homo erectus on the Indonesian island Java had used shells of freshwater mussels as material for tools and as a base for engravings half a million years ago. The finding provides new insight on the evolution of human behavior.

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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 10:39

A 21 year old member of the volunteer fire department in Onderbanken, Limburg has again been arrested on suspicion of involvement in arson.

Nov 27 '14 10:40

The father of the alleged suicide bomber Sultan Berzel says that his son's departure to join the jihad was completely unexpected. Abdessamad Berzel has been living in crushing uncertainty for the last two weeks, wondering if the suicide bomber was really his son.

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Nov 20 '14 14:12

In the North-Limburg town Arcen tourests can now rent a Google Glass which will show them the way to tourist attractions.

Nov 20 '14 08:56

Shots were fired on Ridder Hoenstraat in Hoensbroek, Limburg on Wednesday afternoon. The police closed down the area and arrested an armed man.

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Nov 18 '14 12:30

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.

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Sep 18 '14 11:21

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.

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Sep 16 '14 11:57

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.

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Sep 15 '14 11:08

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.

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Sep 12 '14 15:26

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.

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Sep 2 '14 09:34

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.

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Sep 1 '14 13:58

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.

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Sep 1 '14 10:29

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.

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Aug 29 '14 13:04

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.

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Aug 29 '14 10:09

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.

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Aug 25 '14 16:17

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.

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Aug 18 '14 13:59

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.

Aug 14 '14 13:14

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.

Aug 13 '14 09:29

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.

Aug 11 '14 11:15

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.

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Aug 6 '14 13:15

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.

Aug 4 '14 10:10

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

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