King Willem-Alexander "very recently" invited U.S. president Donald Trump to come to the Netherlands to commemorate the country's liberation, government information service Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst confirmed to the Telegraaf.
American president Donald Trump will likely not visit the Netherlands next month around the international business congress in The Hague, according to Prime Minister Mark Rutte. "It looks like Trump has a full agenda then", he said on television program WNL op Zondag. But there is a chance that Trump will come to the Netherlands for the liberation celebration in Terneuzen in August, he hinted.
A tanker and a cruise ship collided on the Westerschelde near Terneuzen during the early hours of Monday morning. Multiple people sustained minor injuries. One was taken to hospital by ambulance, the others were treated at the scene, local safety office Veiligheidsregio Zeeland said on Twitter.
Cruise ship Viking Indun and tanker Chemical Marketer collided around midnight. Both ships were damaged, but as the damage happened above the water line, neither of them took on water.
Geert Wilders and his PVV won city council seats seats in each one of the 30 municipalities the party participated in during the municipal elections on Wednesday. In total the PVV currently stands on 74 seats, the Volkskrant reports.
During the previous municipal elections four years ago, the PVV only participated in two municipalities - Almere and The Hague. The party got fewer seats in those two municipalities this time around. In Almere the party dropped from nine to seven seats, and in The Hague from seven to two seats.
PVV leader Geert Wilders decided to cancel a planned visit to an election event in the Terneuzen town hall on Wednesday after Terneuzen mayor Jan Lonink said that he was not pleased by the visit.
A total of 78 municipalities in the Netherlands are implementing firework-free zones over New Year's this year, AD reports based on a survey of 300 municipalities. These zones are areas within municipalities in which no fireworks may be lit. They're usually located around hospitals, animal shelters or childcare facilities.
There are only three new names on the list of municipalities implementing firework-free zones this year - Ede, Terneuzen and Weesp. The other 75 municipalities also implemented firework-free zones last year.
The Terneuzen police found five stowaways, three men and two women, in the back of a truck on Tuessday. One man is from Ethiopia, the rest are from Eritrea, NOS reports.
The truck, with a Spanish driver, was traveling to Vlissingen. While it was driving through th Sluiskil tunnel, one of the stowaways poked his head through the sail on top of the truck and was spotted by a special detection system.
Cocaine smuggling in various of the Netherlands' coastal areas is increasing considerably, according to the mayors of these areas. The problem is a "big and growing concern" and doesn't get enough priority, Rob van der Zwaag, mayor of Veere and chairman of the Association of Zeeland Municipalities, said to the Telegraaf.
Dutch sailboat Capella capsized off the Belgian coast on Saturday morning after its keel broke. Ship designer Frans Maas (79) and sailor Freddy Franssens (70) from Breskens were killed. As of 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, 18-year-old Hannes Goedgebeur from Terneuzen was still missing, according to the Volkskrant. Three others were rescued.
A 46-year-old man woke up wounded on the street in Terneuzen on Tuesday night with no idea what happened to him. The police are looking for witnesses.
The 46-year-old man went for a walk at around 7:30 p.m., something he does on a regular basis. Then he woke up near a pedestrian crossing on Rooseveltlaan with a massive headache and a bleeding injury on his upper body.
He tried to stumble home, but couldn't manage to do so. He therefore knocked on the door of a nearby acquaintance, who called an ambulance. This happened around 8:15 p.m.
Joyce Bommer and Cees van Ruiten, the two PvdA members on the city council of the Zeeland municipality Kapelle, are stepping down. They are doing so in protest against how the PvdA responded to pro-Erdogan statements made by other PvdA member Bayram Erbisim
The Zeeland-West-Brabant police dismantled six cannabis plantations containing 1,440 plants on Tuesday. Five suspects were arrested. All plants were confiscated.
Two loose bulls caused chaos in the streets of Terneuzen on Monday evening. One person was injured, several cars were damaged and traffic was completely disrupted
Siblings Willem and Karin Geertsma disappeared from their home on Lange Kerkstraat in Terneuzen on March 2nd. They are now listed on the police's missing persons list, as well as on Interpol.
On Sunday police arrested a suspect in connection with a brawl in a Breda nightclub on January 31st. The 28-year-old man from Terneuzen was identified based on video footage.
A police officer had to draw his gun on a 43 year old man in Terneuzen just after midnight on Friday after the man threatened the officer with a crowbar.
A cyclist was beaten to the ground and robbed of his belongings by two men on Guido Gezellestraat in Terneuzen on Sunday around 5:00 a.m.
A 15-year-old boy from Terneuzen was arrested on Saturday for threatening a 13-year-old girl via Whatsapp.
On Wednesday morning the police arrested an 8th suspect in the investigation into the shooting on Iepenlaan in Terneuzen on December 16th last year.
The police arrested a man and a woman this morning in connection with the shooting incident on Iepenlaan in Terneuzen on December 16th last year. This was done during a large police operation.
A 27-year old man shot and injured in an incident in Terneuzen, Zeeland will likely not be able to walk again, police said on Monday. The shooting took place on December 16th last year, and at least one gunman is still at large.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was on hand at the opening of the new European headquarters of Israeli-owned global production and manufacturing company Israel Chemicals Limited (ICL) in Amsterdam.
A large fire destroyed a church building in the village of Hoek in the Terneuzen municipality yesterday afternoon.
A man was shot and injured in a shooting incident in Iepenlaan, Terneuzen at around 19:00 last night. The 27 year old victim was rushed to the hospital in Terneuzen. He was later transferred to another hospital in critical condition.