Nieuwsoverzicht 07/06 | Koning opent Almeers bedrijf • Stadshart Lelystad op de schop

Good evening. Every weekday around 7:00 pm, we inform you with this news overview about the most important, striking, and fun news of the day. Today’s highlights include:

**King opens technology company**

For the second time in a short period, King Willem-Alexander visited the province. This afternoon, he opened new buildings of the technology company Aalberts in Almere on the Stichtsekant industrial estate. Last Wednesday, he visited various energy companies in Lelystad.

**Suspects in Ryan’s death to remain in custody**

The two suspects who have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the death of Ryan al Najjar will remain in custody for two more weeks. The body of the 18-year-old Ryan was found on Tuesday near the Knardijk in Lelystad. There have been speculations in the media about honor killing.

**Hundreds of homes planned in Stadshart Lelystad**

An 18-storey apartment complex, hundreds of homes, and a new hospital. The first plans for the redevelopment of the east side of the center of Lelystad have been announced by the mayor and aldermen.

**Night closure of Markerwaarddijk**

The dike between Lelystad and Enkhuizen will be closed in both directions from 10:00 pm tonight. Broken lighting will be replaced, asphalt repaired, and verges mowed. The closure will last until Saturday morning at 6:00 am.

In other news:
– A proposed 109-meter residential tower in Almere will not be built.
– Voter turnout in the European elections was higher in Urk, Dronten, Zeewolde, and Noordoostpolder compared to last time, while it was lower in Almere and Lelystad.
– Four major construction projects will be open to visitors tomorrow on the Day of Construction.
– Residents of Karperweg in Lelystad are fed up with illegal street races and are speaking out.

**112-news and court cases:**
– Community service sentences for a major brawl at a bus stop in Urk during Eid al-Fitr.
– A man who killed his own wife during a psychotic episode receives involuntary commitment.

And finally, a group of students from Firda Emmeloord have successfully developed odor-absorbing sachets to combat the smell of sweaty sports clothing. The sachets are being sold and the students have won an award for their invention.