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.
The European Cyclists' Federation announced that Arnhem and Nijmegen will organize the international cycling conference Velo-city in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The police have managed to recover a Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet costume that was stolen from a shop in Burchstraat in Nijmegen on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
Updated with video of the event. Thanks to reader Henk for emailing us the YouTube link.
About 300 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division landed in the hills at Groesbeek near Nijmegen this morning.
The paratroopers jumped in exactly the same location where the drop zone of Operation Market Garden was 70 years ago. On September 17th 1944 tens of thousands of allied paratroopers landed at Groesbeek and Ede to capture the bridges over the main rivers from the German occupiers.
According to Trouw, jihadism in The Netherlands is concentrated in mostly three regions. Per region, there are dozens of jihadists planning to travel to Syria or Iraq, or who were apprehended by the authorities prior to their departure, and those who are in the war zone already or who have returned from there.
Dutch national train operator NS will increase seating capacity on some of its busiest routes beginning Monday. As summer transitions into autumn, the government-run firm is adding carriages to trains in an effort to prevent overcrowding during the railway's busiest season of the year.
Water company Vitens has confirmed in an article in Trouw newspaper that they will stop using water from two sources. The sources in Nijmegen and Zutphen will eventually no longer meet the norm.
In Nijmegen, a 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with engaging in sexual relations with his 8-year-old niece and her then-7-year-old friend, Omroep Gelderland reports.
A collision during the Formula 1 and F2 Stock Cars World Cup tournament has left one driver seriously injured. A spokesman for Raceway Vernal in Ysselsteyn, Limburg reports that the driver was airlifted to a hospital in Nijmegen after his car collided with two other vehicles.
See where Dutch universities wound up in the new Shanghai Rankings of the top 500 universities worldwide.
Rising temperatures across the Netherlands are expected to peak above thirty degrees on Saturday, making way for thunderstorms Saturday night and a brief cool off on Sunday. The rising heat has led many weather experts to warn people participating in the Vierdaagse march in Nijmegen, a four-day walk where participants journey between 30 and 50 kilometers daily.
The organization Wolves in The Netherlands is hanging a few dozen camera traps along the border to try and capture images of wolves who may be crossing over the border. The motion-sensitive cameras are being positioned in strategic areas to pin down where wolves could be roaming the country.
A 52-year-old driver was arrested on Monday evening in Nijmegen in connection with a hit-and-run crash, and abandoning his two grandchildren in his wrecked car. Police had sought the perpetrator since the incident on May 19th, which had also resulted in a 28-year-old man, from Nistelrode, Noord-Brabant, being injured.
Northern Randstad cities as places to live seem to be growing in popularity compared to the rest of The Netherlands. According to the newest edition of the annual Atlas for Municipalities, presented today, Amsterdam and Utrecth are among the most attractive cities on the list.
Researchers from the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen have discovered that chronic sleep deprivation could increase the risk of Alzheimer's. The results of their research has been published in JAMA Neurology journal.
A motorcycle cop from Nijmegen, Motoragent Roy Willemse, turned his helmet camera on during an urgent call to a car crash where people were injured, the NRC reports.
A 14-year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and violation. From August of last year, the boy is thought to have performed at least 17 attacks on roads and bicycle paths in the forests between Nijmegen and Malden, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.