Overijssel

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Dec 21 '16 09:21

A judge in Overijssel was reprimanded and had her Twitter account suspended after she responded to EenVandaag naming PVV leader Geert Wilders politician of the year with the word: "Knettergek", which loosely translates to "madness" in English. 

The court in Overijssel called the tweet a "misplaced remark" and announced that the judge in question will no longer be tweeting on her own initiative. Judge Syliva Taalman was active under the Twitter account @iRechter for years, according to NOS. She used the account to show people what working as a judge is like. 

Dec 16 '16 14:25

Dead ducks found in two places in Overijssel were diagnosed with bird flu, water board Drenthe Overijssel Delta announced. The dead birds all carried the bird flu variant H5N8, a very contagious strand, AD reports.

Over 60 dead ducks were found in the municipality of Kampen, on Bosjessteeg. And seven were found in the municipality of Zwartewaterland in Machinevaart. Both municipalities announced that no bird flu was found in surrounding poultry farms. 

Oct 7 '16 16:30

It seems that the raccoon dog settled in the north and east of the Netherlands. Public health service RIVM calls on residents to report sightings of the animal

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Oct 6 '16 08:08

The first frost of the season fell in the Overijssel village of Heino overnight. At the Heino weather station temperatures dropped to -0.5 degrees during the early morning hours of Thursday

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Sep 2 '16 15:30

A three-month old baby girl died in her sleep during nap time at a daycare in the Overijssel town of Balkburg on Thursday morning. According to the police, the baby died a natural death so no investigation was launched. The baby's parents can decide whether the child must be further examined

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Aug 17 '16 11:15

In July 19,723 homes were sold in the Netherlands, a 7.1 percent increase compared to the 18,442 homes sold in the country in July 2015, the Land Registry announced on Wednesday. Compared to June 2016, there was a 10.4 percent increase in the number of homes sold

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Jul 20 '16 09:52

A very pregnant woman was insulted and kicked off her bike by three men as she was cycling behind the town hall of the Overijssel town of Losser last week. The 37 weeks pregnant woman ended up on the ground before her attackers ran off

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Jul 20 '16 07:35

Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for persistent heat in Noord-Brabant, Limburg, Gelderland and Overijssel, where temperatures up to 35 degrees Celsius can be expected on Wednesday. The rest of the country can also expect a tropically warm day with temperatures above 30 degrees.

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Jul 19 '16 13:45

Afternoon temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius in the coming days triggered the National Heat Plan for the provinces of Gelderland, Overijssel, Noord-Brabant and Limburg. National public health institute RIVM advises residents and visitors to these provinces to be prepared and stay cool

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Jun 6 '16 14:00

The eastern parts of the Netherlands can expect more storms on Monday afternoon. Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for Overijssel, Gelderland, Noord Brabant and Limburg, effective between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

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May 26 '16 07:28

Large parts of the Netherlands can expect a foggy rush hour this morning. Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for low visibility due to fog and fog banks.

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May 6 '16 11:56

A large bush fire broke out near Pomphulweg in Hoog Soeren on Friday morning. Dozens of firefighters are using all available material to prevent the fire spreading any further. "That is our main priority at the moment", a spokesperson for safety office Veiligheidsregio Noord- en Oost-Gelderland said

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Apr 29 '16 12:05

Two men were sentenced to prison by the court in Arnhem on Thursday for robbing elderly people while pretending to be police officers

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Mar 11 '16 09:34

Fog will cover much of the north, central and eastern Netherlands through the morning rush hour and into the early afternoon, Dutch meteorological agency KNMI cautioned on Friday. The weather experts issued a code yellow warning for limited visibility in Noord Holland, Flevoland, Friesland, Drenthe, Overijssel and Utrecht.

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Mar 1 '16 10:35

Meteorological Institute KNMI expects snowfall in the Netherlands this afternoon, and therefore issued a code yellow weather warning for slick roads over evening rush hour.

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Feb 23 '16 12:39

A total of eight people were injured when an Arriva passenger train hit a crane near Dalfsen on Tuesday morning, mayor Han Noten confirmed in a press conference about the accident. Five people were slightly injured, two were hospitalized and one was killed. The police are questioning the crane operator. It is not clear if he is suspected of anything.

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Feb 23 '16 10:50

Total chaos, is how eyewitness Ria van der Ham describes the scene near Dalfsen where an Arriva passenger train crashed into a crane on Tuesday morning. Van der Ham witnessed the accident from nearby campsite Tolhuis. "It's a mess, really terrible" Van der Ham said

Derailed Arriva train crane accident
Feb 23 '16 10:07

Update, 11:30 a.m., 23 February 2016: Reports from the scene now say six were hurt, with two transported to an area hospital. The crane operator is being questioned by authorities.

Update, 10:40 a.m., 23 February 2016: The IJsseland Regional Safety Office reported one person was killed, with newswire ANP saying at least ten were hurt in varying conditions. It was previously reported that two people were killed. The status of the crane operator is unknown.

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Jan 20 '16 16:15

Dutch lifestyle and tech business TRNDlabs has introduced a new drone they claim is the world’s smallest to be fitted with a camera. The SKEYE Nano Drone is barely four centimeters square, weighs around 14 grams, and shoots video in a fixed direction, the company says.

Jan 15 '16 09:54

Police in Enschede are investigating the suspicious death of a man found lifeless in a bakery there. Officers say an early analysis of evidence shows it was not a natural cause of death and was possibly the victim of a crime.

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Jan 15 '16 09:28

Police apprehended two men investigators say are responsible for a string of armed robberies. One of the crimes was the robbery of an Avia gas station in Borne, Overijssel, where the perpetrator dressed up in blackface and posed as Zwarte Piet.

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Jan 6 '16 10:54

Dozens of schools in Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe and Overijssel are closed today due to the icy weather and slippery roads

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Jan 6 '16 10:19

The number of asylum seekers entering the Netherlands dropped from about a thousand a week to about 700 a week. If the inflow remains at about 700 asylum seekers a week, the need for emergency shelters may soon be a thing of the past, Ank Bijleveld-Schouten, commissioner for the King in Overijssel, said to NRC.

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Jan 4 '16 15:55

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute issued a code orange warning for black ice and slick roads in Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe and the Waddenzee area. The code orange warning will be in effect from 7:00 p.m. on Monday to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

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