Limburg

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Mar 18 '16 13:55

A 26-year-old man from Grathem in Limburg is suspected of forcing women living in the asylum center in Gilze into prostitution. One victim is a Ukrainian woman in her fifties

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Feb 23 '16 13:10

The police believe that Andy de Heus, who went missing in 2012, was murdered. His body was found in a pond in Stevensweert last week.

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Feb 15 '16 14:25

Rock music icon Paul McCartney officially confirmed rumors that he would be the signature headlining act at this year’s Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf, Limburg. The 73-year-old singer songwriter will close the three-day festival on June 12 in his first appearance at the event.

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Feb 10 '16 17:50

Paul McCartney is widely expected to headline and close the 2016 edition of music festival Pinkpop. Just days later, American rock legend Bruce Springsteen is set to perform in Den Haag.

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Feb 5 '16 07:37

Michiel Heemels, spokesperson for PVV leader Geert Wilders, resigned as Member and leader of the PVV in the provincial council of Limburg, he announced on Thursday. In a statement he gives the reason for his resignation that there is doubt within the group about his integrity and functioning

Feb 2 '16 13:40

Five undocumented migrants were found working on a cannabis plantation raided in Weert, Limburg last weeks. These undocumented workers include two Turks and three Ukrainians, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment announced.

Jan 13 '16 16:35

Eindhoven mayor Rob van Gijzel joined up with his counterpart in Düsseldorf, Germany, Thomas Geisel, for a new high-speed rail line that would connect the two cities. They are calling on their national governments to consider the ten billion euro proposal in light of the expanding economic links between the two countries.

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Jan 13 '16 11:45

A drop in temperatures across could lead to some scattered light snowfall in the Netherlands from late Thursday night into Saturday, according to the nation’s official meteorology office KNMI. The snow is expected to first show around the end of Thursday in the northeast of the country.

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Jan 11 '16 16:45

Investigating authorities have strong evidence that indicate that the Limburg branch of motorcycle gang Bandidos recruited members through "a criminal training school" housed in support club Chicanos

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Dec 21 '15 13:15

The police are looking for those responsible for damaging six cars by throwing stones from an overpass near Reuver, Limburg onto the A73 highway on Sunday night between 8:15 and 8:30 p.m.

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Dec 17 '15 16:50

Authorities in Belgium made ten arrests after raiding 11 different locations in a terrorism investigation. Many of the arrests were made along the Limburg border with the Netherlands, reported Belgian media outlet Het Belang van Limburg based on information from the federal prosecutor.

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Dec 14 '15 15:45

A new wasp species was discovered in the Weerterbos in Limburg in June this year, the EIS Kennisscentrum Insecten announced on Monday

Dec 2 '15 12:37

Mark M., the police officer suspected of leaking confidential information to criminals, leaked criminal investigation information to people suspected of being involved in organized cannabis cultvation in Limburg and Brabant. This resulted in the investigation hitting a dead end

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Nov 26 '15 12:55

A 51 year old man from Roerdalen, Limburg is suspected of raping and sexually abusing two teenage girls, one of them his daughter, over a period of 14 years. His daughter fell pregnant with his child when she was 14 years old.

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Nov 20 '15 10:14

The two men who were arrested in Susteren on Monday, were arrested on suspicion of threatening to commit a terrorist offense, according to the Public Prosecutor. The magistrate extended their custody by 14 days

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Nov 17 '15 15:17

Three suspects were arrested near the Dutch border with Germany in connection with the investigation into the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night. The three suspects were taken into custody at an employment office in Alsdorf, about seven kilometers away from Kerkrade

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Nov 17 '15 07:44

Two men were arrested in connection with the fire in a barn in Susteren on Monday. They were threatening to commit an attack. The suspects, a 36-year-old from Heerlenaar and a 31-year-old from Brunssum, were both found in the barn and arrested there. No explosives were found

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Nov 9 '15 17:45

The father of an eight-year-old girl suffering from diabetes scathingly criticized ADO Den Haag football coach Henk Fraser for instructing his goalkeeper to pretend like he had low blood sugar and was on the verge of passing out in order to secure a timeout for his team. During the Friday night match between Roda JC Kerkrade and ADO Den Haag, Fraser ordered his goalkeeper Martin Hansen to fake the ailment, with the manager then using the time to collect his team and discuss strategy, Fraser acknowledged during a post game interview.

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Nov 1 '15 09:07

A code yellow weather alert was issued for much of the Netherlands on Sunday morning as fog blanketed the country. The alert was scheduled for 8am to 11am, the national meteorological agency KNMI stated.

Oct 26 '15 13:40

A shocking number of male prostitutes in Limburg who find their customers online have a sexually transmitted disease.

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Oct 23 '15 21:49

An outbreak of scabies at a temporary asylum reception center in Reuver, Limburg has emergency services quickly trying to contain the infection. Fire department personnel working in the region say 48 people from Eritrea are suffering from the skin condition, newswire ANP reported.

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Oct 22 '15 13:48

Two cars were damaged in a hail of automatic gunfire in the small Limburg town of Brunssum during the early hours of Thursday. Thus far the police believe that no one was injured or killed.

The shooting incident happened on Trichterweg around 00:40 a.m., according to the police. So far very little is known about exactly what happened. Limburg media reports that the police found dozens of bullet shells at the scene.

The police are investigating.

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Oct 14 '15 12:23

The Netherlands' first snowfall of the season dusted Limburg on Wednesday morning. The beautiful white flakes could be spotted in several places in Limburg.

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Oct 12 '15 11:16

A man was held hostage for several hours in Roermond on Sunday after being forced into a car on Stationsplein around 4:30 p.m. The police have arrested three suspects on suspicion of deprivation of freedom.

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