It is the time of year for top ten lists and YouTube has joined the party. The most watched YouTube video of 2014 in the Netherlands is the summary of Netherlands-Spain at the World Cup.
A video appeared on Facebook in which a 15-year-old girl from Beverwijk was punched to the ground and then kicked repeatedly by two boys aged 14 and 15 in Ijmuiden. The police have arrested the two teen boys, and report that the girl has had hospital treatment for "lesions to her face", the Algemeen Dagblad writes.
In the Burgers Zoo in Arnhem, a Sumatran tiger cub was born last night. The birth was live streamed via a video camera inside the birthing area.
A motorcycle cop from Nijmegen, Motoragent Roy Willemse, turned his helmet camera on during an urgent call to a car crash where people were injured, the NRC reports.
A video was placed online showing how Dutch and Belgian mujahideen are fighting in Syria. The film was placed on YouTube by 'De Basis', or, 'The Basis' which is the Dutch translation of the Arabic Al-Qaeda.
Fearing a backlash from angry viewers, a man who uploaded footage of himself abusing a cat, surrendered to police this morning.
PVV party leader, Geert Wilders, is disgusted by the YouTube video clip that surfaced today, where someone posing as him is held with two guns pointed at his head, while rapper Hozny from Sneek raps about Wilders needing to be punished for his actions.
The United States senate has finally approved the appointment of Timothy Broas as the new American ambassador in The Hague, RTL Nieuws reports.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features the selection of two Dutch for Mars travel, One.com won’t follow Gmail on Wilders Anti-Islam Stickers, the Dutch economy falling sharply on global ranking, the bankruptcy of Aldel, a wrap up of New Year's damages, a giant yellow duck of Dutch make that bursts in Taiwan, and YouTube, Spotify blocked in trains.
Passengers riding the NS trains may be blocked from accessing streaming media services like YouTube and Spotify when using the free Wi-Fi onboard, an independent market regulator said on Monday. The Netherlands Consumer and Market Authority (ACM) said their investigation focused on the legality of restricting traffic on the open network.
In the Netherlands, YouTube reached around 10 million unique users in September, ComScore data shows.