Nijmegen

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Mar 6 '15 10:11

Two large solar farms are set to be erected in Nijmegen and Zwolle, NU reports.

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Feb 26 '15 17:23

An inquest into the death of Mariska Peters determined she was strangled, police revealed Thursday. The body of 21-year old Nijmegen residents was found in the woods after she had been missing for two weeks.

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Feb 25 '15 07:54

The Netherlands Forensic Institute's investigation into the death of Mariska Peters has concluded that she was murdered.

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Feb 23 '15 07:53

The body of the 21 year old Mariska Peters from Nijmegen was found in the Hatertse Vennen yesterday morning, the police confirmed last night. She had been missing for two weeks. The police could not yet say anything about the circumstances of her death.

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Feb 21 '15 19:48

Forensic criminal investigators looking into a large fire in Nijmegen have ruled out arson as a possible cause, police announced Saturday. Some 70 apartments were evacuated in the pre-dawn fire on Friday.

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Feb 20 '15 14:10

Fifty people were injured in the fire that broke out in a cafeteria underneath a seniors complex on Otto C. Huismanstraat in Nijmegen this morning. Fifteen victims have been hospitalized, some of them with serious injuries, Het Parool reports. The building has been declared entirely uninhabitable, according to the Safety Region Gelderland-Zuid.

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Feb 20 '15 09:15

Four people were seriously injured when a fire in a ground floor snack bar led to the roof collapse of the senior center above it. First responders were still combing through rubble looking for other victims as of 8:30 a.m on Friday, the Gelderland-Zuid Safety Region announced.

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Feb 20 '15 07:58

Several people were wounded in a fire at a snack bar below a seniors complex on Otto C. Huismantstraat in Nijmegen this morning.

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Feb 18 '15 13:46

The police have released more information regarding the fatal train accident in the station in Wijchen last night.

Feb 17 '15 16:41

The occupation of the Bungehuis by students of De Nieuwe Universiteit (The New University) organisation continues past its 100th hour, with protesters showing no signs of leaving the University of Amsterdam (UvA) building. While the students maintain they will remain in the building until the UvA responds to their demands, the university has issued an ultimatum, telling students to get out or face a lawsuit.

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Feb 4 '15 10:52

The Italian cycling race Giro d'Italia will spend 3 days in Gelderland in 2016. The race, which begins in Apeldoorn, will also spend a day in Arnhem and surroundings.

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Jan 14 '15 14:58

A part of the A73 highway between Nijmegen and Maasbracht is closed due to an accident involving several vehicles. One of the vehicles is a truck leaking a large quantity of hydrochloric acid. The road is closed between Linne and the junction of Het Vonderen.

Jan 2 '15 08:17

According to the first preliminary figures of the police, there were fewer incidents during this New Year's than last year. In 2013 the police received 8,413 reports of incidents, this year there were 8,236. This year the police made 576 arrests, compared to 824 in 2013.

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Jan 1 '15 12:05

No major incidents were reported during New Year's night. The police reports that there were some disturbances in which the mobile unit was deployed. The mobile unit was deployed in Nijmegen, Utrecht and Culemborg. Several people were also injured and there were several fires.

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Dec 29 '14 09:11

The Rijkswaterstaat's gritting lorries was sent out again last night. Over this weekend almost the same amount of salt was spread on roads as throughout the whole of the previous winter season, when the winter was very mild.

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Dec 18 '14 13:48

The European Cyclists' Federation announced that Arnhem and Nijmegen will organize the international cycling conference Velo-city in 2017.

Dec 16 '14 14:15

It seems that a number of cities in the Netherlands will start with an experiment with controlled cannabis cultivation next year, despite the fact that Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice is still firmly opposed to the idea.

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Dec 9 '14 12:10

Another five men have been arrested for the theft of birds from Avifauna bird park in Alphen aan den Rijn - three men from Den Bosch, a man from Oss and a man from Drunen. A total of eight suspects have been arrested, three were released after questioning.

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Nov 19 '14 10:14

According to Secretary of State Mansveld (Infrastructure and Environment), companies, governments and civil society organizations have taken an important step on the way to the climate summit in Paris next year.

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Nov 10 '14 12:31

According to the six clinical hospitals that together perform the most cancer treatments in the Netherlands, the cancer care in our country could be better.

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Oct 30 '14 13:10

The police have managed to recover a Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet costume that was stolen from a shop in Burchstraat in Nijmegen on Saturday.

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Oct 23 '14 12:03

Every evening, as the lights are being lit, veterans walk along the De Oversteek in Nijmegen. The Sunset March is a tribute to the allied soldiers who fought for the freedom of the Netherlands in WWII.

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Oct 20 '14 14:27

In a raid on Friday, October 10th, the police found 14 of the 36 birds stolen from the bird park Avifauna in Alphen in a barn in Den Bosch.

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Oct 8 '14 19:16

Dutch ophthalmologists warn about the danger of powerful laser pens. In the past two years they saw 17 cases (mostly children) of irreparable eye damage caused by laser irritation.

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