Rotterdam

Cocaine
Mar 21 '14 12:37

Five suspects have been apprehended in Rotterdam over the last few weeks by the police. Goods and money worth around €1 million was seized in the operations.

Mar 21 '14 10:37

A giraffe has been pictured saying a touching last farewell to a zoo co-worker, who was dying of cancer.

Mar 19 '14 10:58

At train stations in big cities, voters formed long queues this morning to vote at the special booths.

Mar 18 '14 10:39

The Rotterdam bookshop of the bankrupt Polare chain may survive. A group of Polare employees announced on Monday that they have managed to collect enough money to take over the shop. It will be established on the Coolsingel under its old name, Donner, the Telegraaf reports.

Mar 12 '14 09:48

A student from Rotterdam, Reedie, feels that he has been discriminated against by a staff member of ING.

fireworks
Mar 11 '14 15:09

The four major cities, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and The Hague, want to limit the time in which fireworks may be sold and set off. They addressed the issue with Minister Opstelten of Security and Justice in a joint letter, according to De Telegraaf.

Mar 10 '14 15:48

33 People were injured in a rear-end collision, involving three trams, on the Breeplein in Rotterdam-Zuid, today. 12 of the injured had to be transported to the hospital with mild to severe injuries, according to a police spokesperson.

Mar 10 '14 14:05

Three trams crashed into each other on the Breeplein in Rotterdam-Zuid around 1 p.m. Monday afternoon. A spokesperson for the police says 25 people have been injured.

Mar 10 '14 13:30

Staff at Holland Casino will strike on Friday. The strikers are demanding a better social plan for the employees who are going to be axed due to cuts. This concerns several hundreds of people.

Mar 10 '14 10:39

This year's Museumnacht in Rotterdam has drawn 15,000 visitors, which makes it a success once again, the organizers say.

Mar 8 '14 11:33

The local Rotterdam VVD fraction didn't count on such an overwhelming response from an election poster when put up a poster with the text: "In Rotterdam we speak Dutch." Many people think it discriminating.

Mar 6 '14 14:41

Rotterdam customs officers seized 325 kg of cocaine, packed in watertight bags, during the past weekend. The bags were possibly going to be put overboard.

Joint
Mar 5 '14 13:43

Less young people in Rotterdam are drinking and doing drugs than four years ago.

No image available
Mar 4 '14 16:52

Police in Rotterdam have arrested a man who has been on the run from the Belgian justice system since 2011. The man, a cocaine trafficker will now sit out his seven-year sentence in the Netherlands.

Mar 4 '14 16:05

The program for the North Sea Jazz Festival, scheduled for July 11-13 in Ahoy, Rotterdam, has been expanded with singer Pharrell Williams, Outkast, the Isley Brothers, and Darkside, as announced earlier today.

Bakfiets
Mar 4 '14 12:31

In the last year, the number of requests for help for children growing up in poverty in the Netherlands has risen considerably.

Mar 4 '14 11:01

An ex-train driver is calling attention to the lack of empathy given to conductors in train accidents.

Mar 4 '14 09:31

The price of a night's stay in a hotel in the Netherlands has fallen by 1 percent. Travelers on average paid €120 for a room.

Mar 4 '14 08:10

Last month, several ministries and the police were warned about journalist Brenno de Winter who was suspected of wanting to infiltrate government computer systems via malware and phishing, the NOS reports.

Double decker train in Amsterdam
Mar 4 '14 07:05

The two men who were ran over by a train on Sunday, are now thought to have planned it as a "double suicide", de Week Krant reports.

Mar 3 '14 08:35

The Rotterdam inner-city travel service RET will make it possible to travel on an account.

Double decker train in Amsterdam
Mar 3 '14 07:01

Two people ended up under a train on the NS-station Rotterdam Zuid on Sunday evening. Both victims were killed by the collision.

Mar 2 '14 04:33

"A sailing trip to reward students with excellent results is a bit overboard," ruled an attendance officer, when he denied the request of the Rotterdam Hugo de Groot pre-University school, Saturday.

Banksy
Feb 28 '14 10:52

The Board for Human Rights has determined that the Amsterdam club Escape discriminates at the door.

Pages

Subscribe to