• 'Tsunami alarm came too late'

    'Tsunami alarm came too late'

    utrecht December 23, 2018 11:16 Hot Recent News

    The exact cause of the tsunami in Indonesia is still difficult to determine. That is what seismologist Rob Govers tells De Telegraaf. It is clear that the volcano Anak Krakatau is the culprit. The…

  • 'The Champions League of bank robberies'

    'The Champions League of bank robberies'

    munich October 17, 2018 22:16 Hot Recent News

    The prevented junk in the Bavarian Gemering, where two Dutch criminals were arrested, is reminiscent of a feature film. A gang tried to ram a bank with a lightning stolen Audi, but was awaited by the police. This was followed by a shooting and a chase, with four injuries as a result. 'The agents were in mortal danger.'

  • Explorer starts a journey to the sun

    Explorer starts a journey to the sun

    cape canaveral August 10, 2018 06:09 Hot Recent News

    The lion's den. An American satellite goes there on Saturday. The Parker Solar Probe goes to the sun. He arrives there in November. The solar probe should teach us more about the atmosphere of the sun.

  • Zembla journalist not prosecuted

    Zembla journalist not prosecuted

    utrecht May 24, 2018 14:57 Hot Recent News

    The Public Prosecution Service will not prosecute Zembla journalist Ton van der Ham for local trespassing at the University Medical Center in Utrecht. The Public Prosecutor believes that the journalist is guilty, but has decided not to continue the case.

  • Woman threatened and raped for hours

    Woman threatened and raped for hours

    utrecht March 27, 2018 12:12 Hot Recent News

    A 45-year-old man from Nieuwkoop is suspected of having forced a woman for hours in Breukelen to different locations and raped her several times. He threatened her to later turned out with a fake gun. The woman was left tied up and found by passersby, reports the Public Prosecution Service (OM) Midden-Nederland.

  • No assistance for Turkish and Moroccan Dutch

    No assistance for Turkish and Moroccan Dutch

    utrecht March 27, 2018 12:09 Hot Recent News

    Turkish and Moroccan Dutch with too little AOW must provide the 'citizen service number' from their home country in order to be entitled to extra assistance here. Because some of them did not, the Social Insurance Bank rightly stopped their benefit.

  • 'Hawking was an inspiring figure for many'

    'Hawking was an inspiring figure for many'

    utrecht March 14, 2018 06:57 Hot Recent News

    'The Wednesday deceased British physicist Stephen Hawking was a very remarkable person. As a physicist he was very passionate and for everyone with a disability he was a role model. 'According to Nobel laureate and emeritus professor of theoretical physics at the University of Utrecht Gerard 't Hooft in response to the death of Hawking.

  • Dubai builds even higher tower, which resembles giant rocket

    dubai January 8, 2018 10:30 Hot Recent News

    The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the highest building in the world at 828 meters. But that does not take long. Project developers have concrete plans ready for a building that will look down on it. That new living giant could soon accommodate no fewer than 470,000 residents. That is 120,000 more than for example living in the municipality of Utrecht.

  • Time comes with top 100 selfie cities

    los angeles January 1, 2018 21:06 Hot Recent News

    Makati City, the financial center of the Philippines, is the selfie-city of the world. At least, according to the American weekly magazine Time, which combined 400,000 selfies on Instagram with geographic coordinates. In the top 100, Amsterdam is on place 28 and Utrecht on place 70.

  • A4 to The Hague again close weekend

    A4 to The Hague again close weekend

    the hague September 26, 2017 21:54 Hot Recent News

    The A4 motorway to The Hague has been closed between Burgerween and Leiden junction over the next three weekends. The A4 gets quieter asphalt. The bottleneck at Zoeterwoude, where the road goes from three to two lanes, is shifted 300 meters. As a result, the road user gets more time to insert.

  • Third of Asian glaciers disappears

    Third of Asian glaciers disappears

    utrecht September 13, 2017 21:42 Hot Recent News

    Even if the agreements in the Paris climate agreement are met and global warming is limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius, more than a third of glaciers will be melted in Asia by the end of this century. It is to be feared that there will be more, according to a study by the University of Utrecht, published in Nature on Thursday.

  • 'Flevoland has the least culture to offer'

    'Flevoland has the least culture to offer'

    amsterdam September 13, 2017 08:54 Hot Recent News

    Flevoland has the least to offer from all provinces in the field of culture; North Holland has the richest offer. Furthermore, Brabant is the sports province and Utrecht has the most sporty sports offer. This is evidenced by the Free Trade Marking Research, developed by a brand consulting firm with the University of Amsterdam.

  • 'Cattle cattle rapidly shrink for climate target'

    'Cattle cattle rapidly shrink for climate target'

    utrecht September 12, 2017 07:54 Hot Recent News

    Dutch cattle herd has to cut by 40 percent to reach the climate targets of Paris by 2030. That means that in the Netherlands in 2030 there are only 1 million dairy cows and 3,4 million pigs. Also, the number of chickens must be reduced by one fifth, Nature \u0026 Environment has calculated in a Tuesday-published Food Vision.

  • ZoMerlot does not seem too much on Sum-merlot

    ZoMerlot does not seem too much on Sum-merlot

    utrecht August 30, 2017 14:33 Hot Recent News

    The wine ZoMerlot of Chateau de la Garde- known for wine maker and television personality Ilja Gort- may remain in the shelves. Wine importer LFE from Maartensdijk, Summer Merlot's inventor, had challenged ZoMerlot's creators because he found out the name of both red wines too much.

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