A German-born resident of Kerkrade died from injuries suffered in the wake of the recent earthquake in Nepal. Uschi Dorweiler worked as a naturopath, and lived in the Limburg town for twenty years before she was killed while on holiday. She was 52 years old, reports the Limburgs Dagblad.
Police in Maastricht arrested a 26-year-old with Iraqi heritage in an investigation into terrorism, local news site 1Limburg reported. He is suspected of contributing to training for terrorist activities, and was taken into custody late Wednesday night.
Police investigating the violent explosion of a Heerlen apartment building think part of the gas line leading to the building was stolen. The alleged theft is a possible cause of the incident, police announced Friday.
A total of 23 men have confessed to having sex with a 16 year old girl in the Valkenburg underage prostitution case, the Public Prosecutor confirmed on Tuesday.
Three people were injured in the explosion in an apartment in Heerlen on Monday morning. One of the victims was taken to the hospital in serious condition, the other two were treated by general practitioners, a spokesperson for the Limburg-Zuid fire department said.
A large fire broke out at the sport and tennis complex on Beekweg in Belfast, near Venlo just after 01:00 this morning. Firefighters quickly realized that the complex was beyond saving and focused on saving the nearby riding school.
The top management of the VVD has decided to end the membership of Jos van Rey, the corruption accused former alderman of Roermond, Limburg VVD chairman Peter de Koning told 1Limburger. Van Rey told L1 that he had not been informed about the decision.
The A67 between Eindhoven and Venlo is closed this morning after a serious accident between a truck and a tanker, the Traffic Information Service and the police report.
According to NU, the truck crashed into the tanker near Asten. The truck driver was seriously injured in the accident. The truck went through the median, causing a significant amount of damage.
The highway from Venlo to EIndhoven is expected to remain closed between Liessel and Asten until 13:00 this afternoon. A lane has been opened from EIndhoven to Venlo
One person is dead and another person was severely burned when an apartment building exploded in Berg aan de Maas, Limburg. A man was threatening to blow up a home on Julianastraat earlier Friday afternoon by opening a natural gas valve and igniting it, sources told local news publisher 1Limburg.
The fog and cloud cover may break enough in some areas of the Netherlands to make this morning's solar eclipse visible. The eclipse will start at 09:30 a.m and reach its' peak at 10:37 a.m. The eclipse will be over by 11:48 a.m.
Limburg is again in the news because of forced underage prostitution. According to the Public Prosecutor, two girls aged 14 and 15 from Kerkrade were forced to work as prostitutes for 6 months, NOS reports. Two men from Heerlen are in custody.
Most of the votes from the 2015 Provincial Elections have been counted. The following results, projected per province, are based on information from Dutch public broadcaster NOS and newswire ANP.
Damage to (possibly dozens) of new cars in Born, Limburg, has the fire department completely confused. The damage, which resembles hail damage, has no apparent source and is isolated to one parking lot, with no cars damaged outside it.
Another VVD member is in trouble because of his declarations, De Telegraaf reports. Bram Dirkx, councilor in Venray in Limburg, allegedly messed with his declarations during his time as national chairman of the VVD's youth organization JOVD.
A 41-year-old teacher of a primary school in Ell, Limburg, has been fired after being arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography, NOS reports.
Bookstores are becoming a rare sight in the Netherlands. Last year the Netherlands had a total of about 800 bookstores, compared to almost 1,000 in 2007 - a decrease of 20 percent.
VVD Member of Parliament Mark Verheijen arranged a free election party for Prime Minister Mark Rutte in 2012 at the Floriade in Venlo. According to the AD, the VVD paid for nothing, despite the exhibition being highly dependent on such income.
According to a study commissioned by the Longfonds, half of all schools in secondary education in the Netherlands now have a non-smoking school ground.
The police investigation into the two bodies found in a house on Einderstraat in Schinveld, Limburg on Sunday has been closed. The investigation showed that both the man and the woman died of natural causes, the police report on their website.
Sniffer dogs will be used to detect network failures In North Brabant and Limburg for Netherlands energy provider Enexis by the end of 2015, the company announced last week.
The bodies of a man and a woman was found in a home on Einderstraat in Schinveld, Limburg on Sunday night.
Pharrel Williams will perform at Pinkop this year. The artist has been added to the lineup along with the Flemish band Oscar And The Wolf, the organization of the three day music festival in Landgraaf, Limburg announced today.
The GaiaZoo in Limburg had two new arrivals this week. The first is a baby gorilla, born to first time mother Tamidol. The second is a baby crested mangabey. Crested mangabeys are very rare and there are only 40 living in 15 European zoos.
"Code yellow" weather warnings have been issued by Dutch weather analysts for the seventh day in a row, as extreme winds continue to cause unrest across the country.