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Finding a room in Utrecht: make your own advertorial or pay for registration

Finding a room in Utrecht as a student is not easy. As a foreign student may be even more difficult. It has...

Corona update: 70% of new cases have no symptoms at all

Lately, numbers have risen of people that are contaminated with Corona. In Belgium they are already speaking about the second wave and...

Nitrous oxide controversy revived as students and parties return from quarantine

Usually after any celebration or holiday Utrechters can find countless egg sized nitrous cartridges littering the city, caught between cobblestones and floating...

Utrecht officially begins its search for a new mayor

Yesterday, behind closed doors, the Utrecht city council formed a confidential group of 12 members to help hire a new mayor for...

Crematorium not welcome in Utrecht as residents force construction delay

More than a thousand residents of the Wittevrouwen, Wilhelmina Park and Biltstraat neighborhoods have signed a petition to stop the construction of...

Utrecht puts 150 refugees back on the streets

Undocumented refugees that encountered problems during the lock down in Utrecht, were temporarily put into shelters. But from the 1st of July,...

Couple’s fight leads to arrest when guns, loot & counterfeit money discovered

The AD (Algemeen Dagblad) has reported that a young couple from Utrecht has been arrested for possession of stolen license plates, counterfeit...

This week in Utrecht: coronavirus, BLM protests and the mayor

The top stories on our minds this week Coronavirus As of today, the RIVM website...

Restaurants in the time of corona

Everything you need to know before restaurants reopen their doors June 1st In a recent press conference, Prime Minister...

Support the medics with Be Good Coffee

Be Good Coffee, an Utrecht based coffee company that invests its profits back into the source of the coffee beans, are supporting...

VodafoneZiggo testing its 5G network in Utrecht despite potential detrimental effects to health

NB: the views and opinions expressed in this article are not of my own. Make sure you have opened the sources included...

Utrecht answers call for sustainability

From solar panels to circular living spaces, Utrecht has made large strides in the path to a greener city.

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The age of dragons and georeferencing

This article is about georeferencing old maps which allows to compare them to new ones. Georeferencing is conducted by Utrecht University and is an interactive method which gives access to the old and new maps of the university library's collection.

The witch weighing house near Utrecht

In Oudewater near Utrecht, there still stands a weighing house. In the 16th century this weighing house produced not-a-witch certificates.

Coronavirus cases rising in Utrecht: All you need to know

The graph of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is going up at a very fast rate. According to the latest data released...

Beer and Bitterballen

Dutch cuisine is not really the most mouth-watering in the world. But the beer-bitterballen combination is a delicious exception

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