Breda

Bottle-feeding
Jun 23 '15 09:23

There is a growing number of crimes related to baby formula in the Netherlands. Breda in particular seems to be the staging ground of these crimes, with at least three baby formula traders being robbed this year. The police believe that there are more victims who are afraid to report the crim

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Jun 12 '15 17:47

Thursday was a big day for drug busts in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant. Authorities there made two major busts in different regions of the country, with investigators seizing nearly a ton of cocaine and marijuana combined.

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Jun 10 '15 13:11

Jessica Simon, a young French woman was reunited with the Dutch foster parents who cared for her as a baby after an article in Dutch newspaper AD.

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Jun 1 '15 17:10

The 3FM Serious Request fundraising event is taking place in Breda, Noord Brabant next year. The event is heading back to the city again after six years.

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Jun 1 '15 12:54

A total of 570 bars, restaurants and clubs raised more than 37 thousand euros in tips on Saturday night, which will be donated to 5 small-scale sustainable development projects. Support organization Impulsis doubled the amount, which means that the 5 projects will be receiving more than 75 thousand euros.

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Jun 1 '15 11:01

A police officer was injured in one of several incidents after the match between NAC and Roda JC in Breda on Sunday. A total of 7 supporters were arrested.

May 25 '15 14:05

A 16 year old boy was arrested in Breda on Sunday for stabbing his stepfather.

Robbery
May 20 '15 10:56

Young people are a popular target for robbers in Breda. About half of the robbery victims in Breda is younger than 24 years old.

May 19 '15 16:25

Police investigators discovered over 700,000 euros in cash after raiding a house on Desmijndijk in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant on Monday, police reported.

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May 13 '15 07:45

The players of SV Advendo had to run to take cover in the changing rooms on Sunday afternoon in Breda after winning the first title of the fourth class D amateur football league in a match against Barça. When the match ended, Barça supporters ran on to the pitch and began harassing SV Advendo players, according to BNDeStem.

May 12 '15 13:01

The police arrested two men on a roof of a building in Breda at around 05:00 a.m. on Tuesday. The men were removed from the building's roof with help from the fire brigade.

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Apr 28 '15 09:41

By 18:00 on Monday NS transported more than 250 thousand people to Amsterdam to celebrate King's Day. According to the railway company, this number is about the same as previous King's Days.

The festivities in Amsterdam went on until 20:00 on Monday night. According to RTL, the day went relatively quiet and peaceful, with few incidents. There was a fight and thrown glass on Nieuwendijk towards the end of the day and the street had to be swept clean. Amsterdam celebrated King's Day with flea markets and about 160 events.

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Apr 27 '15 15:06

A group of young Muslims decided to celebrate King's Day by handing out 15 thousand free Korans in 13 Dutch cities. With this action they hope to counterbalance the negative image of Islam formed by actions by terrorist organization ISIS and extremists attacks, Het Parool reports.

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Apr 27 '15 08:51

King Willem-Alexander's birthday will be celebrated across the Netherlands on Monday.

Apr 26 '15 14:21

Police in Tilburg arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly throwing a punch at a NS train chief conductor after he was slapped with a fine for riding the railway without a ticket. The suspect later shouted “I’ll kill you!” at the worker, while holding a Stanley knife, police reported.

Apr 26 '15 14:05

A water main break in Breda flooded streets and left area residents without water Sunday, utility firm Brabant Water announced. The break caused a sinkhole on Haagweg, leading the company to send repair crews to the scene.

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Apr 17 '15 13:10

The police found 45 kilograms of heroin by chance after a small car accident in Breda on Wednesday night. The officers arrested a 34 year old man from Vlaardingen on suspicion of violation of the Opium act.

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Apr 12 '15 11:38

Two officers were hurt and four others assaulted when they tried to get a wild bachelor party under control, police said. A group of 75 Germans were detained, with police formally arresting 14 for public violence in the seaside hamlet Renesse, Zeeland.

Apr 9 '15 17:31

One of the two suspects apprehended in connection with the gruesome murder of Rudi Schouten in Breda is the victim's brother, reports Omroep Brabant. Schouten was the victim of stabbing, ax hits and shooting in a parking lot on Cypresstraat last Friday.

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Apr 8 '15 14:03

The NAC stadium in Breda may be unsafe due to cracks in the grandstand's concrete, De Telegraaf reports based on a report by engineering firm ABT.

Apr 3 '15 17:36

A man was shot, stabbed with an awl and beaten with an ax on Cypresstraat in Breda on Friday, according police and Omroep Brabant. The victim, estimated to be 35-years old, was seriously injured and rushed to an area hospital.

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Mar 17 '15 17:18

Almost 21 years after being convicted for the murder of T. "Oma" Mok Cheung, the members of the so-called "Breda Six" will face a new trial in the court of The Hague. The re-examination is a result of the review process ordered by the Supreme Court in 2012, writes newswire ANP.

Mar 13 '15 10:28

State Secretary Wilma Mansveld (Infrastructure and Environment) received an urgent letter from 3 provinces, 20 municipalities and the Safety Region Central and West Brabant on Thursday, De Telegraaf reports.

Mar 12 '15 10:11

Despite the growing interest in playing hide-and-go-seek in an IKEA store, the store refuses to participate.

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