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Oct 15 '15 11:15

A Nijmegen resident had a visit from the police after a rather ambiguous tweet. The tweet was a comment on the Dutch football team's loss against the Czech Republic and elimination from the European Championships. But after all the refugee related unrest in the Netherlands over the past week, could also be seen as another planned attack on an asylum center.

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Oct 5 '15 18:10

Some 1,240 reports of damage following last week's earthquake in Hellum, Groningen were called in to the CVW, an organization set up to monitor safe living conditions in the region. The province has been plagued by an onslaught of tremors and earthquakes brought on by the extraction of natural gas there.

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Oct 1 '15 09:03

A second earthquake shook the Netherlands last night, this time in the town of Emmen. The earthquake happened just after 11:30 p.m., with a resident telling RTV Drenthe that he heard a loud bang.

Sep 10 '15 09:57

Minister Lodewijk Asscher of Social Affairs is organization an expert meeting in October to find ways to counter discrimination on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook.

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Aug 25 '15 09:11

On Friday Twitter shut down access to he Politwoops and Diplotwoops sites - the sites that monitored politicians' and diplomats' Twitter accounts and made all deleted tweets visible.

Aug 12 '15 16:10

A Dutch jihadist fighting under the battle name Abu Muhammad al-Hollandi was killed in Aleppo Syria, according to several tweets from jihadist Twitter accounts.

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Aug 5 '15 11:27

Maastricht terror suspect Mohammed G. has been spreading Islamic State propaganda on Twitter. This has been going on for a few days,

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Jun 22 '15 10:24

Four cellphones were stolen from the ICO Center for Arts & Culture in Assen on Saturday. One of these phones belonged to 12 year old Isa from Oosterwolde. It has great emotional value to the girl as it belonged to her deceased father.

Jun 18 '15 17:14

80 percent of Dutch people aged above 13 possess a smartphone and 65 percent own a tablet, according to research by GfK. Among younger individuals, the share of smartphone owners reaches 96 percent. The penetration level of tablets is now higher than that of PCs owned by 60% of the Dutch.

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Jun 18 '15 11:46

Prime Minister Mark Rutte's good intentions backfired on him when hundreds of Dutch tweeters reacted negatively to his well wishes for Ramadan.

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May 5 '15 12:00

PVV member Martin Bosma got an unexpected response to his Twitter post on Monday. His proclamation of support for Geert Wilders - #ikbengeert - turned into a Twitter joke.

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Apr 21 '15 16:22

A large power outage left over 19,000 households without power on Tuesday afternoon in Utrecht province and Noord-Holland, according to electricity grid operator Stedin. The electricity issue means fewer trains will run between Utrecht and Amersfoort, Amsterdam, Baarn and Hilversum the NS said.

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Apr 5 '15 09:20

Over 1,500 people celebrated International Pillow Fight Day in Complain, one of the city’s main squares, Saturday afternoon. Feathers and stuffing filled the square within seconds of the fight’s official start at 3 p.m.

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Mar 26 '15 15:51

Police found a man with severe face injuries in a house in the North Holland village of Loosdrecht Thursday. Early rumors circulated that witnesses saw police shoot him, but a statement on the Gooi en Vechtstreek police's Twitter account denied this.

Mar 13 '15 09:24

The Justice official who tweeted that terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) is a "Zionist plot", can not be dismissed. Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher (Social Affairs) made premature remarks about the tweeting official and thereby "disturbed" the labor relations.

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Feb 17 '15 17:19

An area resident returning home early Tuesday morning could not enter his Valkenswaard house after discovering his friends had created a "impregnable fortress," according to police and Omroep Brabant.

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Jan 29 '15 18:34

Trains nationwide will run normally on Friday, says a statement on the website of Dutch train service NS, though adding that some scheduling adjustments may occur if the weather becomes inclement.

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Jan 26 '15 09:09

The official website of Malaysia Airlines was hacked on Monday by a group claiming to support terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS). The group calls itself Lizard Squad - Official Cyber Caliphate.

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Jan 23 '15 18:11

The home of the football club Ajax supporters is completely lost, according to the supporters. Many valuable items, such signed football jerseys were gone in the fire. A fire raged in the supporters' clubhouse early friday morning.

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Jan 6 '15 16:49

Dutch journalist Frederike Geerdink was brought in for questioning by Turkey's terrorism police Tuesday to determine if she is spreading "propaganda for terrorist organization," she said on Twitter. Her house was searched by an eight person terrorism squad.

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Jan 6 '15 15:30

Seven-year-old Kas Essers from the city of Uden, North-Brabant province, wrote a letter calling on the mayor there to ban fireworks from the municipality. The letter with childlike squiggles and cute misspellings takes on the serious issue of a firework ban after the boy's school burned down over the New Year's holiday.

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Dec 31 '14 08:23

The man who threw a votive at the Golden Carriage on Prinsjesdag 2010 has received a prison sentence for stalking a woman.

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Dec 11 '14 08:45

Marcel De Graaff says he quickly regretted retweeting the words "Death to Muslims" on Wednesday. The PVV Member of European Parliament quickly removed his own message after seeing what he had posted.

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Dec 9 '14 07:30

RTL Late Night presenter Humberto Tan was met with extremes of outrage and insults from disappointed One Direction fans who did not win a seat in his live interview with the British boy band, the talk show host told De Telegraaf on Sunday.

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