Beer brand Grolsch celebrated its 400th birthday with a video of people "popping" open their iconic flip-top bottlse of Grolsch beer. All the videos are played to the same theme, "Craftmanship is Mastery" ("Vakmanschap is meesterschap"), the tune the brewery used in its commercials for a number of years.
Two men convicted of attacking two NS employees in Almelo in December will each serve several months in prison for the assault. A court in Overijssel entered sentences of 12 months in prison, with three months suspended, for a 30-year-old man from Rijssen, and four months in prison for the 20 year old and from Schiedam.
The fog and cloud cover may break enough in some areas of the Netherlands to make this morning's solar eclipse visible. The eclipse will start at 09:30 a.m and reach its' peak at 10:37 a.m. The eclipse will be over by 11:48 a.m.
Most of the votes from the 2015 Provincial Elections have been counted. The following results, projected per province, are based on information from Dutch public broadcaster NOS and newswire ANP.
A suspected drunk driver arrested after a hit-and-run killed a baby and injured a father last Thursday in Lutten, Overijssel, is now held on suspicion of manslaughter.
The man who killed a baby and injured a father in a hit-and-run in Lutten, Overijssel last night, has turned himself in. He reported to the police station in Hardenberg late last night. The man has been arrested and is currently in custody.
A baby was killed and its father injured when a car struck them in Lutten, Overijssel Thursday night. The driver of the car did not stop after the accident, which happened sometime before 8 p.m.
According to a study commissioned by the Longfonds, half of all schools in secondary education in the Netherlands now have a non-smoking school ground.
Snowfall will cover a large portion of the Netherlands Sunday night, meteorologists at the KNMI say. All provinces are under a code yellow weather alert for snow and slippery conditions, except Noord and Zuid Holland, and Zeeland.
Employees of armoured car service Brink's are expected to go on strike beginning Thursday. It is their second strike in two months.
According to Binnelands Bestuur, 16 municipalities will be under preventative financial supervision of the provinces next year. That is 7 more than in 2014.
Police investigating the fatal shooting of a man at a shopping center in Enschede, Overijssel arrested three Amsterdam men in connection with the violent crime. A bullet struck the 24-year-old man on Zonstraat at about 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday.
The safety region IJsseland is investigating why the nearest fire station was not notified first after an accident in the Overijjsel village of De Krim on Monday morning.
A mother and her 18-month-old baby were rescued from their submerged car, after it landed in the Lutterhoofdwijk canal in De Krim, Overijssel on Monday morning. The mother and child have been taken to hospital, but their condition was alarming, a spokesperson for the IJsseland safety region told RTV Drenthe.
Two men were in police custody on Sunday suspected of assaulting a pair of NS train workers protecting a female passenger. The men, aged 20 and 30, are accused of first harassing a woman at the Rijssen station and on the train to Almelo, then attacking the train conductor that assisted the women once in Almelo, Overijssel.
A third case of bird flu has been detected on a poultry farm in Kamperveen, Overjissel. The farm has a fixed total of around 10 thousand animals, which will be culled according to European rules.
Paramedics responding to reports of an assault victim Sunday were met by an aggressive group of people who thought the response time was too slow. Police arrived at the scene to protect the ambulance workers as they treated an 18-year-old man who was beaten with a drinking glass.
Police have made several arrests in connection with the investigation of a man who fell from an apartment building in Zwolle last week Wednesday.
Police on Wednesday released monster truck driver Mario D. from custody. The man was behind the wheel when his 1,500-horsepower truck drove into an audience after performing a stunt in Haaksbergen, Overijssel on Sunday.
The driver of the monster truck that crashed into a crowd of spectators Sunday afternoon is still being held in police custody two days later, according to newswire ANP. Three people died in the accident that left 40 others injured, five of whom are in critical condition.
In the municipality of Haaksbergen, the sorrow is deep over the loss of the three victims who were killed in the monster truck rampage of last weekend. De Telegraaf writes that everyone the town, which has 24,000 residents, knew one of the victims either directly or indirectly.
One of the victims, the 5-year-old Tim, was a big fan of cars. De Telegraaf writes that he and his 8-year-old sister Marit were in the first row at the show. When the monster truck barreled into the crowd, Tim died on the spot. His sister Marit is in a coma in the hospital.
The province of Overijssel has cancelled five upcoming monster truck shows out of respect for the victims and surviving relatives of last weekend's tragic accident in Haaksbergen that claimed three lives, the NOS reports.
“That monster truck was coming straight at me, but fortunately someone behind me pulled me out of the way … or else I would have been under it too,” a teenage boy who narrowly escaped injury at Sunday’s automotive show in Haaksbergen has told NOS Nieuws.