Nijmegen

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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.

Community policing - Nijmegen Oost
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

Community policing - Nijmegen Oost
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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Apr 28 '16 12:20

A 20 year old man from Wijchen was arrested in connection with a stabbing incident at a King's Night street party in Nijmegen in which four people were injured.

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Apr 27 '16 08:09

Four people were injured in a stabbing incident in Nijmegen during the early hours of King's Day. The police are looking for the perpetrators.

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Apr 21 '16 16:30

Kemal Abis is considered a hero after he rescued a suicidal young girl from train tracks near the train station in Lent on Monday.

Apr 20 '16 08:07

The police took down a large encrypted communication network on Tuesday, the Public Prosecutor announced. The network was used by criminals in the Netherlands, and possibly abroad. A 36 year old man from Nijmegen was arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

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Mar 14 '16 09:04

A suspected burglar was arrested early Saturday morning after breaking into an Albert Heijn store in Nijmegen and stealing four dozen mini vegetable garden kits, the police there reported on Sunday. The popular kits are given away as a promotion to paying customers.

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Mar 9 '16 09:23

The Heumensoord asylum camp in Nijmegen is closing early in May. All of the about 3 thousand people living in the largest asylum center in the Netherlands need to be moved elsewhere by May 2nd, the COA announced on Tuesday

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Mar 7 '16 16:15

A 19-year-old Dutch soldier was arrested on Stationsplein in Nijmegen on Sunday on suspicion that he assaulted a train conductor, the police announced on Monday.

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Feb 17 '16 08:34

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender asylum seekers have a right to a safe environment and in extreme cases a threatened LGBT asylum seeker should be relocated to another asylum center, Nijmegen mayor Hubert Burls said after many criticisms on how asylum seekers are treated in the Heumensoord tent camp and reports on routine harassment of LGBT people

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Feb 16 '16 11:43

Kas van R., better known as the Nijmegen peeping tom, was sentenced to six years in prison by the court in Arnhem on Tuesday. He stood trial for molesting, assaulting, threatening and raping seven young women between 2012 and 2014

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