State Secretary Wilma Mansveld (Infrastructure and Environment) received an urgent letter from 3 provinces, 20 municipalities and the Safety Region Central and West Brabant on Thursday, De Telegraaf reports.
VVD Member of Parliament Mark Verheijen arranged a free election party for Prime Minister Mark Rutte in 2012 at the Floriade in Venlo. According to the AD, the VVD paid for nothing, despite the exhibition being highly dependent on such income.
The VVD Member of Parliament Mark Verheijen has taken a temporary leave of absence because of the controversy around him filing for thousands of euros of unjustified claims and criminal charges laid against him for bribery, NOS reports.
The court in Den Bosch today sentenced the Thai woman accused for murdering her husband with an ax in Venlo on September 11th ,2011 to 15 years in prison. The accused is appealing against this decision.
The Police arrested a man in Venlo for provoking a group of demonstrators yesterday.
Police in Reuver, Limburg, are looking for video material of the match on the 31st of August in which a 30-year-old footballer was shortly hospitalized after being attacked by team members of the opposition during a football match between Reuver and Venlo.
Dutch national train operator NS will increase seating capacity on some of its busiest routes beginning Monday. As summer transitions into autumn, the government-run firm is adding carriages to trains in an effort to prevent overcrowding during the railway's busiest season of the year.
In Reuver, Limburg, a 30-year-old footballer was injured after a fight broke out between the two teams. Opposing teammates kicked and punched the victims several times, resulting in the footballer's hospitalization.
Northern Randstad cities as places to live seem to be growing in popularity compared to the rest of The Netherlands. According to the newest edition of the annual Atlas for Municipalities, presented today, Amsterdam and Utrecth are among the most attractive cities on the list.
The recent discovery of a gold-and silver treasure in Echt, Limburg, is casting new light on the collapse of the Roman Empire in the Netherlands, around 411 AD.
Notorious murder suspect Lau G. will become the head of a new fraction of the motorcycle club No Surrender in Venlo on Tuesday, according to De Telegraaf.
The Royal Military Police has found possible drug detritus in a van after a chase on the N271 at Venlo.
Customs officers found 2,600lbs. of heroin, Thursday, during a check of two trucks in Venlo, with the help of a sniffer dog.
The Oost-Brabant police arrested four men in their homes in Venlo, Friday, for suspicion of at least eighty burglaries in the Netherlands and Belgium.
The military police arrested two children Friday, during a surveillance on the A67 at Venlo, who had a large amount of jewelry and gold with them, hidden in clothing and bread.
In the Venlo district Blerick police shot a 22-year-old Polish man who threatened them with a knife.
A 12-year-old boy has committed an armed robbery on a supermarket in Venlo. He threatened a female employee with a knife and was able to get money from her.
The police reports that two men, who were present in the store, overpowered the young criminal and handed him over to the police.
Outside the store was a group of four boys, in the age of 12 to 14, waiting for the robber. The police also arrested the group of four, all citizens of Venlo, because they expect that they are involved.
On Friday morning, the bomb squad (EOD) in Venlo responded to a report that an explosive was attached to the leg of a 22-year-old man. For hours, the areas near the scene at Casinoweg in Venlo were closed off. Fortunately, the device was not an explosive.
At 1:00 am on Friday, the police received a report that a man, who was supposedly kidnapped, was brought back to his home by the perpetrators with a bomb attached to his leg.