Den Bosch

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May 9 '16 09:11

A massive 12 people were arrested in 's-Hertogenbosch's entertainment area during the early hours of Sunday morning for numerous offenses, including fighting on the street, threats, assault and refusing to follow police instructions, according to the police.

May 4 '16 12:00

Two Dutch cities made it to the final round of the competition for the title of European Green Capital 2018. Den Bosch or Nijmegen now only have to beat the Swedish Umea for a Dutch city to win the honor, the European Commission announced on Tuesday

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Mar 11 '16 12:55

The Noordbrabants Museum in 's-Hertogenbosch extended its exhibition "Hieronymus Bosch - Visions of a genius" due to the exhibitions massive popularity. A massive 300 thousand tickets have already been sold

Mar 10 '16 09:47

The police arrested two men in Tilburg in a large investigation into a criminal organization, the Public Prosecutor announced. The men are suspected of laundering 20 million euros through four coffee shops they managed in Tilburg and Den Bosch.

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Feb 28 '16 11:03

Following a search using sniffer dogs, police confirmed that there were no injuries or fatalities caused by a sudden building collapse on the main Markt square in Den Bosch. Witnesses said they heard a bang, and then the building crumbled like a house of cards on Saturday night at about 11 p.m.

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Feb 28 '16 00:12

A building under renovation in Den Bosch collapsed late Saturday night, leaving a gaping hole in the city's main square. The collapse happened after 11 p.m., and rescue workers workers were still uncertain if anyone was buried in the rubble as midnight approached.

Feb 19 '16 16:45

The Noordbrabants Museum in 's-Hertogenbosch tried to block a documentary about their Hieronymus Bosch exhibition with a lawsuit because they knew it would offend the Prado Museum in Madrid

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Feb 19 '16 15:30

The police and fire department are investigating different techniques to put out fires that could help preserve forensic evidence, Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan said on Friday. According to the Telegraaf, he responded to questions raised by conservative VVD party city counselor Dilan Yesilgöz, who suggested that getaway care fires should be extinguished with as little water as possible so that DNA is not washed away from a potential crime scene.

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Feb 16 '16 15:00

The Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain decided not to lend two paintings to the Noordbrabants Museum in s-Hertogenbosch for its Hieronymus Bosch exhibition. The Prado Museum decided to go back on its agreement to lend the two paintings because it is furious that Dutch experts judged them to be replica's, instead of works done by Bosch himself

Feb 12 '16 16:15

King Willem-Alexander opened a fifteen-year-in-the-making Hieronymus Bosch exhibition in the Noordbrabants Museum in 's-Hertogenbosch on Friday afternoon. The exhibition, titled Hieronymus Bosch - visions of a genius is part of the commemoration of the 500 year anniversary of the Dutch artist's death and consists of almost 40 of the his works - 20 paintings and 19 sketches

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Feb 8 '16 10:43

The Netherlands meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for strong winds up to 100 kilometers per hour for almost the whole country, with the exception of the eastern provinces. The strong winds resulted in a number of Carnival parades being cancelled or postponed, including those in Den Bosch, Breda, Roermond, Geleen and Venlo.

Feb 1 '16 14:38

Researchers have determined that a painting kept in storage for years at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri was actually painted by Hieronymus Bosch. Born in Den Bosch, Noord-Brabant, the painter likely produced the work in the early 16th century, newswire ANP reported.

Jan 6 '16 09:44

The police are looking for Limburg convict Hendrik M. and his girlfriend. They are suspected of assaulting and robbing a 78 year old man on the A2 in Den Bosch during the early hours of December 31st. The victim knows the two suspects

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Dec 25 '15 09:50

Bishop Antoon Hurkmans was met with a standing ovation after his final Midnight Mass at the Sint Jan in Den Bosch on Thursday night. Some 1,500 people filed into the church to attend the Mass.

Dec 21 '15 09:56

Large Dutch cities advocate for sustainability and promises to use more sustainable power, in practice they still largely opt for cheaper coal power

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Nov 30 '15 09:28

Travelers organization Rover received a record number of 3,600 complaints about overcrowded trains this month. Travelers are upset that they have to pay high traveling fees and then have to face a shortage in seats

Oct 23 '15 12:10

The police arrested a 39 year old man from Rosmalen on Thursday for posting a death threat against 'sHertogenbosch mayor Ton Rombouts online due to the planned refugee center in Coudewater.

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Oct 21 '15 16:43

Woman-owned microbrewery Boegbeeld has taken the Netherlands by storm. Their Kutbier is so popular that the first batch, consisting of a few thousand bottles, was sold out within days.

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Oct 9 '15 08:10

A police officer assigned to the country’s national investigatory team was arrested last month in what authorities described as “the biggest judicial scandal” in decades. The policeman is suspected of selling confidential information related to investigations to drug trafficking rings and outlaw motorcycle gangs, the NRC reported on Friday.

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Sep 9 '15 11:57

Van Delft, manufacturer of the traditional Dutch Christmas cookie pepernoten, will be opening 10 stores in the Netherlands this fall, including a pop-up store in The Hague.

Aug 4 '15 09:30

Employees working at the four asylum application centers in the Netherlands are regularly confronted with aggressive behavior from the asylum seekers. They have to deal with harassment, verbal abuse, threats and sometimes even physical violence.

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Jul 24 '15 11:07

The Chip 'n Dale coffee shop on Hinthamerstraat in 's-Hertogenbosch, Den Bosch was shot at least 20 times on Friday morning. The police believe that an automatic weapon was involved.

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Jul 1 '15 11:08

The Public Prosecutor has been busy with a large scale investigation into child prostitution, human trafficking and sexual exploitation of children centered around a 41 year old man from Rijen for months. The suspect will appear in court later this month.

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Jun 23 '15 15:30

The Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch will host the largest Jheronimus Bosch exhibition from February 13th next year. The exhibition is expected to consist of 20 paintings and 19 drawings, NU reports.

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