There are currently no trains traveling between Roermond and Venlo. A bomb from World War II was found in Swalmen at Roermond while work was being done near the tracks. Rail traffic can only resume once the bomb has been made safe.
The Roermond politician Jos van Rey, who is suspected of corruption, may only call 55 witnesses in his case, excluding Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice, Herman Bohlaar of the Public Prosecutor and former Minister Liesbeth Spies of Internal affairs. The Volkskrant reports.
The court in Amsterdam will rule on Friday in the lawsuit that IEF Capital filed against department store V&D. On Tuesday IEF demanded evacuation of four main V&D branches in Amsterdam, The Hague, Maastricht and Utrecht because V&D is not meeting its lease obligations. IEF also owns another 8 V&D buildings.
The Roermond politician Jos van Rey, who is suspected of corruption, wants State Secretary Fred Teeven and Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice to testify. This emerged during the pre-trail in the corruption case in Rotterdam today.
Thirty-five people were pulled from their vehicles by rescue workers after a truck loaded with hydrochloric acid was rear ended. The acid sprayed out of a tanker prompting a large-scale emergency response that shut highways and railways.
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.
The asbestos cleanup in Roermond is slowly progressing. Streets in the neighborhood have already been cleaned and are now asbestos free. A specialized cleaning company will today spray liquid over the fire debris to prevent asbestos particles being further disbursed by the wind. The municipality will start cleaning individuals' areas next.
The cleanup of the asbestos caused by the fire in Roermond last night, will most probably not be finished today. The area that is affected by the asbestos is larger than previously thought. More asbestos was found after the sun came up.
Roermond Mayor Peter Cammaert announced an emergency decree this morning because of the asbestos alarm. This emergency decree follows the large fire that broke out last night.
According to Zorgkiezer.nl, the rates at hospitals for the same treatment varies significantly. For example, the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam charges nearly double what the Slotervaart Hospital does.
A Liberian asylum seeker was on his way to Brussels, from where he would be deported back to Liberia, when he got the surprising news that he can remain in the Netherlands.
The man had repeatedly appealed against his deportation because of the Ebola epidemic prevailing in his country, but all his requests were denied.
A ruling by the court in Roermond prevented the deportation of the 31 year old man, his lawyer confirmed. Last week the court in Den Bosch ruled that he must be returned to Liberia despite the Ebola epidemic.
Ex-VVD alderman Jos van Rey, who is being suspected of corruption and conflict of interest, is going to be sitting in an integrity commission in Roermond.
One person has been injured in an explosion in an apartment in Roermond, the fire department reports. A balcony came down because of the explosion, and the front of the building is heavily damaged.
Dutch rapper Jay Zakelijk (21) from Roermond is going to prison for multiple cases of human trafficking as well as sexual abuse.
The Liberal People's party of Roermond (LVR) has won big in Roermond. This, despite the fact that the party's establisher Jos van Rey is suspected of corruption.
The Liberal People's Party (LVR) led by Jos van Rey is plagued by defacement of posters and a Facebook page with almost 3,500 'Likes' that mocks the party. The party filed a police report about the defacement of their posters.
Possible voter fraud is also happening in the Frisian coastal municipality of Het Bildt. The CDA, in a folder, is offering to vote for those who are not able to do so via authorization.
A PvdA frontrunner, Osman Suna, is suspected of being implicated in voter fraud. PvdA leader Diederik Samsom has voiced that Suna shouldn't come back, De Telegraaf reports.
Accusations of former VVD councilor and senator, Jos van Rey, from Roermond are piling up. Wednesday, it was announced that the Public Prosecutor is also investigating whether he has actively recruiting votes for elections
The Public Prosecution (OM) demanded 120 hours of community service or 60 days imprisonment against former Meerssen mayor, Ricardo Offermanns. Offermanns (VVD) participated in violating professional secrecy by receiving confidential information from former Roermond alderman Jos van Rey (also VVD), according to the OM
A 43-year-old Hungarian was arrested in Alkmaar Tuesday, suspected of human trafficking. Earlier this week, three Limburg locals were already arrested on suspicion of the same, announced the Public Prosecution Thursday.
The two dead in the Reuver home in Limburg are the hostage-taker and his three-year-old daughter, confirmed the Beesel mayor, Petra Dassen, Thursday afternoon at the press conference.
The child who was abandoned in Roermond in June has a sister, who was also abandoned, announced the Roermond Public Prosecution.