Nijmegen

Vlogger Willem Vink riding on the roof of a train (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube)
Oct 21 '16 14:21

Two 18-year-old vloggers will not be fined or sent to prison for in June, the court ruled on Friday according to 1Limburg. 

The judge did order the two boys, Willem Vink and Jimmy van Vonderen, to go have a conversation with Veolia train drivers. The drivers will tell the about their traumatic experiences with people who jump in front of trains.

Oct 20 '16 08:59

The German authorities confiscated 40 thousand kilograms of illegal fireworks believed to be destined for the Dutch market. The fireworks were found in bunkers in the Kleef area, just over the border from Nijmegen, which were raided at the request of the Dutch Public Prosecutor.

Oct 4 '16 17:00

The police arrested seven men and one woman during raids across the country early on Tuesday morning. The raids form part of a large scale investigation into cannabis cultivation, money laundering and forgery.

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Sep 8 '16 15:20

Two Nijmegen police officers had a special lunch guest on Tuesday. They picked up an 87-year-old man busy with a pilgrimage from England to Eindhoven and offered him a hearty meal at one officer's home, the Nijmegen police write on Facebook.

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Sep 2 '16 14:30

Public health service GGD believes a viral infection is the reason some 50 students fell sick during an orientation camp for the Hogeschool van Arnhem and Nijmegen on Friday, a spokesperson said in a special press conference. At this stage it is assumed they contracted the Norovirus

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Sep 2 '16 11:16

Between 40 and 50 first year students fell sick for unknown reasons during an activity at sport grounds De Winkelsteeg in Nijmegen on Friday morning, a spokesperson for the fire department confirmed to Omroep Gelderland.

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Aug 15 '16 13:00

In the coming years the Dutch government will be giving more refugees the opportunity to do volunteer work in the country with the aim of helping them with their integration, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment announced on Saturday. Minister Lodewijk Asscher made a million euros available to create about 14 thousand volunteer jobs

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Aug 9 '16 17:30

The court in Arnhem sentenced a 25-year-old teacher from Nijmegen to one mandatory day in prison for sexually abusing his students. The teacher was also given the maximum community service of 240 and a conditionally suspended prison sentence of 199 days

Jul 20 '16 13:30

The first aid posts along the route for the second day of the Nijmegen Vierdaagse are so busy on Wednesday that the Red Cross had to call in extra volunteers, a spokesperson for the Red Cross said to NU.nl.

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Jul 20 '16 08:01

Participants of the Vierdaagse marches walking 30 and 40 kilometers on Wednesday, were allowed to start 30 minutes earlier due to a heat warning in effect for Gelderland and Brabant. The organizers of the largest multi-day walking event in the world decided to allow the earlier start as the second day of the marches passes through those two provinces

Jul 19 '16 08:36

On Monday night the Belgian police received an official notification from within the Netherlands about a possible attack during a fireworks show for the Vierdaagse marches in Nijmegen, the Belgian coordinator for counterterrorism OCAD confirmed

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Jul 19 '16 08:02

The first participants in the 100th edition of the Vierdaagse in Nijmegen started their march on the 55 kilometer route at 4:00 a.m. this morning. Over the next four days 50 thousand people will march through the Betuwe and the Gelderland town of Est, passing Huissen, Arnhem and the dike between Oosterhout and Lent, and over the Waal bridge in Nijmegen, to end where they started - the Wedren,

Jul 18 '16 08:42

Participants and organizers of the four day marches Vierdaagse in Nijmegen commemorated the victims of a terrorist attack in Nice, France during the official opening of the marches on Sunday. The Taptoe was played during the opening ceremony on Wedren and a minute of silence was held

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Jul 15 '16 16:30

Following the attack in Nice, France on Thursday, the Dutch police are reassessing security around events in the Netherlands to see whether additional measures are necessary, National Police Chief Erik Akerboom said to broadcaster NOS.

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Jun 20 '16 15:50

On Monday the court in Den Bosch sentenced two men to prison for a scooter accident in Nijmegen in 2010 that left one man dead. Both were found guilty of death by negligence

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Jun 15 '16 08:00

Amsterdam is the nicest city to live in the Netherlands and has been for the past decade, according to the Atlas for Municipalities. Emmen is the worst

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Jun 13 '16 13:15

A massive fire broke out in the Monte Carlo night club in Nijmegen on Monday morning. Nijmegen mayor Hubert Bruls closed the club earlier this month following multiple incidents over the past weeks

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Jun 7 '16 10:04

Members of a sleeping cell of terrorist organization Islamic State were living in an "asylum camp in Nijmegen", a jihadist who turned himself in said to the French police, NRC reports.

May 10 '16 09:38

Two suspects were arrested in connection with the discovery of two dead bodies in Cafe Istanbul in Nijmegen on Monday, the police announced. The two suspects, men aged 36 and 42, are suspected of murder or manslaughter.

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May 9 '16 09:55

The Giro d'Italia cycling race drew over 575 thousand spectators during the four days it was in the Netherlands - from the team presentation in Apeldoorn on Thursday to the third stage in Nijmegen on Sunday, the organization announced.

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May 6 '16 09:28

The Giro d'Italia cycling race is starting in Apeldoorn today with a 9.8 kilometer time trial. King Willem-Alexander will be in the Gelderland city to see the start of the 99th edition of the race, according to his schedule on Koninklijk Huis.

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May 5 '16 12:35

A police investigation into the bodies of two men found in a Nijmegen house on Monday revealed that they were killed in a murder suicide. The victims were a 78 year old man and his 40 year old son, the police confirmed on Wednesday.

May 4 '16 12:00

Two Dutch cities made it to the final round of the competition for the title of European Green Capital 2018. Den Bosch or Nijmegen now only have to beat the Swedish Umea for a Dutch city to win the honor, the European Commission announced on Tuesday

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May 2 '16 17:27

Police in Nijmegen found the bodies of two people inside a house on Berg en Dalseweg late Monday afternoon. A neighbor at the scene believed two men were living inside the house: a 70-year-old man, and his son, 45, De Gelderlander reported.

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