Breda

Jamal Nouhi
Jul 11 '14 09:15

A city councillor in Breda has been kicked out of his own party’s faction there after making statements comparing the rights of homosexuals to the rights of pedophiles. Labour party (PvdA) member Jamal Nouhi made the comments when suggesting that the foundation Human Rights Watch should stop lobbying for gay rights in Morocco, calling it a religious issue.

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Jul 10 '14 15:39

PvdA council member for Breda, Jamal Nouhi, has been reprimanded by his party for his comments about homosexuals, who say that the expressions are unfitting and unacceptable.

Jun 24 '14 10:12

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima are going to Poland today and tomorrow as their first state visit. Talks will revolve around trade, and history.

Jun 19 '14 10:22

A woman in Breda made a daring escape Wednesday from two men who kept her captive in her house for days and also abused her.

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Jun 17 '14 14:47

State Secretary Wilma Mansveld of Infrastructure and Environment has announced that €1.1 billion will be made available for improve train transport. After discussions with regional governors, it has been decided that certain aspects of train travel have to be made to a higher standard.

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May 30 '14 16:30

Police have closed a stretch of the A27 highway after catching four armed robbers fleeing the scene of a jewelry store heist in Breda. At least three of the suspects are believed to have robbed the Shivani jeweler on Haagdijk nearly 45 kilometers south from where police caught up to them in Nieuwland, Zuid Holland.

Stedelijk Gymnasium Breda
May 28 '14 11:36

A teacher was fired from the Stedelijk Gymnasium in Breda, after it was discovered that he had an undesirable relationship with a student, BN De Stem reports.

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May 5 '14 08:08

Two groups of people had an argument in a bar on the Vijverstraat in Sint Willebrord, after which some were involved in a series of crashes on the A58 near Breda resulting in two arrests.

Apr 7 '14 11:36

During a conflict at the fruit-processing company Driscoll's on the Hazeldonk business park in Breda, a 36-year old Portuguese chauffeur stabbed his 40-year Spanish old colleague.

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Apr 7 '14 10:33

The Van Brienenoordbrug bridge section of the A16 between Rotterdam and Breda was closed off for around one hour Monday morning.

Amsterdam
Apr 3 '14 10:28

After a big victory in the municipal council elections, the D66 is being left at the sidelines during negotiations for council-formation, Het Parool reports. This is now happening in Haarlem and Breda.

Carnaval
Feb 28 '14 10:25

The Dutch Red Cross will add 600 assisting staff to its services at the carnaval in Limburg and Noord-Brabant. That's 60 percent more than last year, when 235 volunteers were standing ready.

Feb 25 '14 10:54

A body was found on Monday evening in the waters of a pond in the Sonsbeeckpark in Breda.

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Feb 17 '14 08:05

Following a heavy storm on Friday night, nine roofs were torn off homes in the Acaciastraat in Breda.

Feb 11 '14 08:00

Police in Brabant have dismantled eleven cannabis farms. Around 2700 plants have been confiscated, and six suspects have been arrested, including two Bulgarians.

Feb 10 '14 05:00

Another Pink-backed Pelican has been spotted in The Netherlands, this time in a residential area in Breda.

Jan 1 '14 14:58

Police arrested a 19-year-old suspect, Monday, in Amsterdam-Zuid in the investigation into the assassination of the 34-year-old Dalibor Spasic from Serbia, announced the police on Tuesday.

Dec 14 '13 04:32

A 40-year-old Gerogian who was busted for shoplifting, Thursday evening, in Breda, threatened the security guard with a syringe with a needle. The suspect called out 'aids!' This took place in a department store on the Karrestraat.

Nov 26 '13 14:51

The man who won 2.5 million in the state lottery and made a generous donation to the food bank in Breda is an ex-con, reports Omroep Brabant. The generous giver, John Jansen, was a member of the notorious Juliët gang in the 90s.

Nov 26 '13 04:31

Four elderly residents of nursing home The Riethorst in Geertruidenberg will be moved to an isolated location Wednesday. Last week it was announced that they have been infected with the carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella intestinal bacteria (KPC), which is dangerous for people with impaired immune systems.

Nov 25 '13 04:32

A car crashed on the side of the road on the A16 near Princeville in Breda, but it wasn't until hours later before anyone noticed. The car and the dead driver were eventually noticed by a passer-by, who alerted the police.

Nov 19 '13 14:59

So who’s the dumb ass now? Some might say it’s the lawyer who on Tuesday was ordered by a court in Breda to pay €75 in damages to a policeman he had called “sukkel!”, the Dutch word for dumbass!

Nov 5 '13 00:03

In the Breda court a shot was fired Monday, from the public seating, during a session. The suspect is still at large. There were no injuries.

Oct 21 '13 05:10

The 25-year-old Hardwell from Breda is according to the DJ Mag Top 100, world’s best DJ of 2013. The organization announced this on Saturday evening during the yearly Amsterdam Dance Event.

Hardwell, in real life called Robbert van de Corput, is the youngest DJ ever to become world’s best DJ.

Right after the announcement of the British magazine DJ Mag, the young world star immediately started with playing music for the more than 20,000 attendants.

Last years’ best DJ, Armin van Buuren, also from the Netherlands (Leiden) dropped to the second place.

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