Loyals co-owner Gillian Robles
Feb 29 '20 09:00

When the owners of Dutch marketing firm Loyals told their full-time employees they would get an extra day off every week with no salary cuts, the staff was wary, to say the least. While everyone was pleased with the idea of working 32 hours weekly instead of the more traditional definition of “full time,” they could not initially understand how they could possibly finish their tasks at hand.

Office space
Jan 29 '20 16:00

Marketing firm Loyals in Mijdrecht is experimenting with a four-day work week for the month of February. The firm is cutting its 100 employees' hours down to 32 hours per week, with no wage cut, Gillian Robles and Youri Lieberton, partners in the company, said to newspaper AD.

Dutch police officer
Jul 23 '19 08:59

A man who was found dead on the side of the road in Wilnis early in April, was "almost certainly" the person who shot and killed a 45-year-old woman in her home in Mijdrecht the night before, the police concluded after extensive investigation, RTV Utrecht reports.

Dutch police crime scene tape
Apr 5 '19 08:00

A man who was found dead in the Utrecht village of Wilnis on Wednesday, was acquitted in February of stalking a woman who was shot and killed in Mijdrecht on Tuesday night. The woman pressed charges against the 54-year-old man in September last year, accusing him of insulting and stalking her between May and September 2018, NOS reports.

Crime scene
Apr 4 '19 07:32

A 54-year-old man from Zegveld was found dead along the roadside in the Utrecht village of Wilnis on Wednesday morning. He was identified as the stalker of a woman who was shot and killed in a home in the nearby Mijdrecht on Tuesday night, NOS reports.

The man's body was found on Amstelkade. According to the police, the man took his own life. The police are investigating whether the man was involved in the woman's death, and whether his suicide had anything to do with it.

Apr 3 '19 07:28

A woman died in a shooting incident in a home on Landsherenstraat in Mijdrecht on Tuesday night. The police are looking for one suspect, the Utrecht police said on Twitter. A helicopter was deployed to aid in the search.

The police responded to the home at around 11:00 p.m. after receiving a report of a shooting, according to newspaper AD. Responding officers found the critically injured woman inside. Paramedics tried to resuscitate her, but it was to no avail. She died at the scene.

The motive for the shooting is not yet clear. The police are investigating. 

Apr 13 '16 12:45

Five people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the discovery of hundreds of kilos of cocaine in a container in the port of Antwerp.

Jan 25 '16 08:50

A pig's severed head was discovered in the street in front of the Turkish Hakyol mosque in Mijdrecht, Utrecht on Sunday. The police removed the head and are looking for the perpetrator

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Jun 11 '14 11:31

A fire at a garden house complex in Mijdrecht left one person dead Wednesday morning. The fire started at about 6 a.m. in the Kromme Mijdrecht garden chalet, and firefighters needed nearly 90 minutes to put out the flames.

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