Limburg

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Sep 7 '16 10:31

One of the two Limburg police officer arrested on corruption charges in August sold a couple of police uniforms and a police radio signed into the internal police communication system C2000 to criminals

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Aug 24 '16 15:10

Erik Derijks from Heesch and his wife are pleased about the arrest of the Polish man who hit their 2-year-old daughter and her grandparents with his car in Meijel, Limburg in 2013. "We are pleased that he will serve his sentence", he said to Omroep Brabant. "Now there's a line under the legal part. That is important for closure."

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Aug 24 '16 07:56

A Polish fugitive was arrested in England and extradited to the Netherlands on Tuesday to serve a still outstanding prison sentence for a traffic accident that killed a couple and their grandchild in Meijel, Limburg, the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday evening.

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Aug 15 '16 07:59

A 38-year-old Belgian was arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Geleen, Limburg on Saturday, the police announced on Sunday.

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Aug 4 '16 08:32

Two entire bee colonies were poisoned in Stramproy, Limburg on Wednesday after someone deliberately sprayed bug repellent into their hives. About 50 thousand bees were killed

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Jul 21 '16 08:19

It's been about a month since many towns in Noord-Brabant and Limburg were hit by hailstones the size of tennis balls, and while the worst leaks were temporarily plugged, much repair still needs to be done, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Jul 20 '16 15:00

A 28-year-old woman from Tuege was killed in a base jump from a pylon in the Limburg town of Afferden on Tuesday evening. According to a spokesperson for the police, something went wrong and the woman's parachute didn't open. She died instantly

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Jul 20 '16 07:35

Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for persistent heat in Noord-Brabant, Limburg, Gelderland and Overijssel, where temperatures up to 35 degrees Celsius can be expected on Wednesday. The rest of the country can also expect a tropically warm day with temperatures above 30 degrees.

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Jul 18 '16 15:15

The first suspect in a massive drug crime investigation in Southern Netherlands, so called operation Trefpunt, appeared in the court in Den Bosch on Monday. The Public Prosecutor demanded 21 months in prison, seven of which conditionally suspended, against suspect Frans R

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Jul 13 '16 10:40

The court in Rotterdam sentenced former VVD alderman in Roermond Jos van Rey to 240 hours of community service on Tuesday. The Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year prison sentence and will appeal against the court ruling

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Jul 12 '16 10:40

The heavy rain and hailstorms that hit the Netherlands over the past weeks are leading to massive costs for insurer Achmea. The insurer estimates that its clients submitted about 260 million euros in damage claims so far - enough that Achmea expects to end the first half of this year in the red

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Jun 29 '16 14:10

The Dutch government will not be compensating farmers in Limburg and Noord-Brabant for damage sustained in recent storms, State Secretary Martijn van Dam of Economic Affairs said on Tuesday. He can see that the storms were very bad, but they were not a natural disaster and there will therefore be no financial compensation

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Jun 28 '16 09:24

Farmers' associations ZLTO and LLTB wants the government to classify the storms that caused large amounts of damage in Limburg, Noord-Brabant and Gelderland last week a natural disaster. The associations hope that doing so would increase the chances of affected farmers to get assistance

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Jun 27 '16 16:10

Recent storms in the southeast of the Netherlands caused much more damage than initially thought. In Someren alone, damages sustained by farmers and gardeners are estimated at half a billion euros, according to farmers' organization ZLTO

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Jun 27 '16 07:36

The Ministry of Economic Affairs is holding a crisis meeting with various farmers' unions and insurers on Monday to discuss the damage storms in Limburg and Noord-Brabant caused last week. On Friday LTO Nederland estimated that farmers in those provinces suffered about 100 million euros worth of damage

Jun 24 '16 14:15

An 8-year-old boy drowned in a fish pond in the Limburg town of Meijel on Thursday

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Jun 17 '16 16:10

A 36-year-old man from Tilburg was arrested on Monday in one of the biggest investigations into organized drug crime in Zuid-Nederland. The man in question is Corin D., president of the Tilburg chapter of motorcycle gang No Surrender, Omroep Brabant reports based on information from "a reliable source".

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Jun 14 '16 09:20

Noord-Brabant and Limburg can expect even more heavy rainfalls this morning, according to weather radar site Buitenradar. Rain over the past weeks already left the area with flooded streets and tunnels. And so far the weather shows little chance of changing - the KNMI predicts a 70 - 80 percent chance of rain every day until the weekend.

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Jun 6 '16 14:00

The eastern parts of the Netherlands can expect more storms on Monday afternoon. Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for Overijssel, Gelderland, Noord Brabant and Limburg, effective between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

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Jun 2 '16 07:45

Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for thunderstorms in the Netherlands for the sixth day in a row on Thursday. The storms are expected to hit the eastern parts of the country during the afternoon and evening.

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May 11 '16 14:35

The Public Prosecutor demanded a two year prison sentence against former VVD politician Jos van Rey in court on Tuesday. The Limburg politician vehemently denies the charges of bribery, election fraud and money laundering against him and claims to be "totally perplexed" by the Prosecutor's demand.

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Apr 29 '16 16:19

A 39-year-old mother from Maastricht was killed in a head-on collision caused by an elderly woman, 87, driving the wrong way on the A79 highway near Klimmen. The older driver, from Schin op Geul, Limburg was also killed in the crash, and the young mother's three children were all injured, police said on Friday.

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Apr 29 '16 12:05

Two men were sentenced to prison by the court in Arnhem on Thursday for robbing elderly people while pretending to be police officers

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Apr 22 '16 15:15

The Overloon war museum in Brabant and the Eyewitness Museum in the Limburg town Beek jointly bought a World War II document showing Germany's second ultimatum to Rotterdam and the city's surrender

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