A suspicious package found in front of a Jumbo supermarket on July 1 was found to contain explosive material that could be used in creating a bomb. The item was dropped off by an unknown person at the shop in Zwolle, Overijssel, police revealed Wednesday evening.
The first emergency shelter locations for asylum seekers will be put to use this week already. The first asylum seekers are expected to arrive at the IJsselhallen in Zwolle on Thursday or Friday.
The number of asylum applications the Ministry of Security and Justice received in June increased by a third to 2,937. The number of lone children seeking asylum in the country rose to 299 last month.
The new tunnel Zwolle station opened on Friday morning. The tunnel's unusual design includes 3.2 million mosaic tiles, glass elevators and voids allowing natural light in. The tunnel is more than 100 meters long and 17 meters wide, NOS reports.
The Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year sentence in a juvenile institution against a 17 year old boy suspected in the murder of a street musician. The boy's case appeared in the court in Zwolle on Monday.
The judges at the court in Zwolle have decided to hold the criminal case against the 17 year old suspect in the murder of a 54 year old street musician behind closed doors. The case appears in court on Monday.
Two former police officers from Haarle and Enschede are in the court in Zwolle today on charges that they sexually abused a drunk woman in the back seat of their police car on February 20th, 2012.
Signal failures on a stretch of railway between Heino and Raalte, Overijssel on Thursday forced national railway NS to cancel train service on the line through much of the afternoon. The two stations are a short distance away from each other on the Almelo to Zwolle route.
According to Zwolle football coach Ron Jans, King Willem-Alexander is an Ajax fan, while Queen Maxima supports Feyenoord.
Police has arrested a 33-year old woman for assaulting a teacher at a primary school in Zwolle.
Two large solar farms are set to be erected in Nijmegen and Zwolle, NU reports.
PostNL is busy with yet another reorganization under the name "Davis Cup", AD reports. This reorganization will cost 150 jobs in the marketing and sales departments and 550 jobs in PostNL's car company.
After months of negotiations and actions, the money transport company Brink's and labour unions have come to an agreement on a social plan for the 650 employees losing their jobs. Brink's' staff protested by striking several times leaving many ATMs empty on different occasions.
De Librije in Zwolle has won two awards during the Restaurant Awards 2015. De Librije has been labeled as the "Best Restaurant of the Netherlands" as well as the "Best Organic Restaurant".
Triple Michelin star winner De Librije leads all other restaurants in Amsterdam with six nominations in the Netherlands' first ever Restaurant Awards. The five hundred best chefs in the Netherlands are responsible for selecting each winner.
Employees of armoured car service Brink's are expected to go on strike beginning Thursday. It is their second strike in two months.
There has already been problems with fireworks in the run-up to New Year's Eve. A man from Zwolle was seriously injured on his hands and face when he was making fireworks. Eleven other people have also been hurt by fireworks. The complaint site Vuurwerkoverlast.nl has already received more than 44 thousand complaints.
The 55 year old resident of a houseboat on Friesewal in Zwolle was found dead in the water on Monday afternoon. The police assumes his death was accidental.
A record number of people visited the Museum de Fundatie (Foundation Museum) in Zwolle this year.
It is very likely that it is going to snow on Saturday. Some places may even have to deal with a real snow layer. According to Weerplaza, the hills in Limburg may even get more than 20 centimeters of snow.
The new NS timetable took effect yesterday. The new schedule means that there will be a train every half an hour on all routes.
A mother and her 18-month-old baby were rescued from their submerged car, after it landed in the Lutterhoofdwijk canal in De Krim, Overijssel on Monday morning. The mother and child have been taken to hospital, but their condition was alarming, a spokesperson for the IJsseland safety region told RTV Drenthe.
A 17 tear old boy had been arrested for stabbing a street musician to death inthe Aa-landen shopping center in Zwolle yesterday. The police announced this today.