Breda

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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Mar 10 '15 13:38

This past week the police received an anonymous letter from a person who claims to be the mother of the baby girl that was abandoned on Christiaan Huygenstraat in Breda on March 2nd.

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Mar 6 '15 12:50

The police station on Chasseveld in Breda had to be evacuated around 10:00 this morning after the discovery of a suspicious package.

Mar 4 '15 11:05

The police in Breda have received 22 tips after broadcasts of Opsporing Verzocht and Hart van Nederland regarding the baby found in a black bag between two cars in Breda on Monday morning

Mar 2 '15 12:31

A newborn baby girl was found crying in a bag on Christiaan Huygensstraat in Breda this morning, BN DeStem reports.

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Feb 26 '15 16:59

Two men who sold dangerous fireworks should face three years in prison, the public prosecutor told a court in Breda, Noord-Brabant on Wednesday. The 25- and 33-year-olds from Breda co-ran a shop which provided customers with fireworks from Poland, the public prosecutor (OM) released.

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Feb 25 '15 17:48

A suspect has been arrested in relation to a fatal shooting that took place in Breda, Noord-Brabant in 2006, the police released.

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Feb 23 '15 14:06

The Belgian police have arrested three suspects in connection with the ING ATM bombing in the Moerwijk shopping center in Breda Monday morning and the subsequent shootout with police in Belgium. According to the police, a great deal of damage was done to the building where the cash machine was located, but the perpetrators did not make off with any money.

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Feb 23 '15 10:06

A manhunt is underway in Oud-Turnhout in Belgium. The police are looking for heavily armed criminals who committed an ATM bombing on an ING Bank in the Moerwijk shopping center in Breda, Omroep Brabant reports. It is not clear whether the perpetrators managed to get away with any money. 

The Belgian police confirmed that the perpetrators fled to Belgium after the bombing and fired shots at the police with a Kalashnikov during there flight. They would not give the newspaper any further details. Belgian media reports that there are two perpetrators.

Feb 13 '15 17:36

A family was shocked when their home was raided on Thursday by at least five men dressed up as a police SWAT team. The family was still inside their home on Loenhoutstraat in Breda, Noord-Brabant, when the incident happened, police said in a statement.

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Feb 6 '15 13:43

The 25 year old A.E. from Oosterhout, who ran over Ellen Askamp (17) in 2011, has been caught driving without a license 9 times since his release in 2013, Omroep Brabant reports. He will appear in court on April 29th.

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