Noord-Brabant

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Apr 6 '15 12:47

The police arrested a 22 year old man from Den Bosch on Sunday afternoon in connection with the fatal hit-and-run accident on De Harendonkweg just before 04:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. A 26 year old moped driver from Rosmalen was killed in the accident.

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Apr 5 '15 09:25

A 66-year-old man was found dead Saturday evening near the Zuider IJdijk in Amsterdam, police said. The man was missing since just before noon that day after the yacht he was riding in was struck by a barge.

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Apr 5 '15 08:54

A moped rider died early Sunday morning after a hit-and-run driver crashed into the two-wheeler, police said. The crash on De Harendonkweg in Den Bosch, Noord Brabant, was reported at 3:53 a.m.

Goldies
Mar 25 '15 08:44

Zakaria G., one of the people suspected of involvement in the robbery at jewelry store Goldies in Deurne, will be reappearing in the court in Den Bosch today.

Iris Claassen
Mar 24 '15 19:33

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Tuesday that at least one Dutch victim was flying on Germanwings flight 4U9525 which crashed in the French alps. The plane departed from Barcelona Tuesday morning and was headed towards Dusseldorf.

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Mar 20 '15 09:17

The fog and cloud cover may break enough in some areas of the Netherlands to make this morning's solar eclipse visible. The eclipse will start at 09:30 a.m and reach its' peak at 10:37 a.m. The eclipse will be over by 11:48 a.m.

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Mar 19 '15 09:16

Most of the votes from the 2015 Provincial Elections have been counted. The following results, projected per province, are based on information from Dutch public broadcaster NOS and newswire ANP.

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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 11 '15 18:33

The public prosecutor is investigating three different Brabant police officers involved in shooting incidents last year, officials told broadcaster Omroep Brabant. The shootings took place in Tilburg and Oosterhout, with prosecutors questioning if the use of lethal force was appropriate in either situation.

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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.

Feb 17 '15 15:28

The street-level assassination of 60-year old Beyhan Demirci, who was shot while standing on her balcony, is possibly a case of mistaken identity, police revealed on Tuesday. The victim was shot by unidentified assailants standing on the street below in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on January 14th.

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Feb 6 '15 12:55

The inspectorates of Youth Care (Jeugdzorg) and the Ministry of Security and Justice has put the Youth Welfare Office Noord-Brabant under increased supervision, the Inspectorate Safety and Justice announced on its website.

Jan 29 '15 13:04

The PVV departments in Flevoland, Zeeland, Noord-Brabant, Zuid-Holland, and Noord-Holland have removed the headscarf ban for civil servants from their election programs. In 2011 they still stated that officials, State members and deputies were not welcome in the Province House if they arrive with a headscarf. Now that point has disappeared.

Jan 26 '15 16:45

Police investigating the murder of mental clinic director Rob Zeekhorst believe the case is linked to another homicide three months later. Zeekhorst was shot on January 1st 2014 while out walking dogs in his neighborhood.

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Jan 22 '15 12:32

More than a third of Dutch people are willing to care for a neighbor if he/she is sick. More than 80 percent are willing to help with household tasks.

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Jan 19 '15 17:58

A 46-year-old man has made a statement after being apprehended as a suspect in a police investigation.

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Jan 18 '15 12:03

Snowfall will cover a large portion of the Netherlands Sunday night, meteorologists at the KNMI say. All provinces are under a code yellow weather alert for snow and slippery conditions, except Noord and Zuid Holland, and Zeeland.

Jan 16 '15 17:50

For the third time in since late December a PVV party official resigned from the party. Jan Kerkhoff, a provincial parliamentarian in North-Brabant, dropped out of the regional section of PVV because of his dissatisfaction with the party line and his dissatisfaction with party leader Anti-Islamist Geert Wilders.

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Jan 13 '15 18:21

The director of the company responsible for the allegedly fraudulent sales of horse meat will be the only person tried in connection with the food scandal, the public prosecutor announced on Tuesday. The 45-year-old is accused of selling 300,000 kilos of horse meat labeled as beef from 2011 to 2013.

Jan 10 '15 15:22

Police in Breda believe they have identified the mother of a dead newborn child found at an apartment building. The baby boy was found in a garbage bag on the landing in front of a flat on December 30.

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Jan 10 '15 12:56

Police are trying to track down the driver of a car that barrelled into a group of cyclists sending two girls to the hospital. Eight girls were biking on Lavallestraat in Someren, Noord-Brabant on Friday when a light-coloured car struck several girls from behind.

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Jan 9 '15 17:09

Brabant-oost police prevented a large batch of heavy weaponry from entering the Netherlands in a joint operation with Croatian police. Three were arrested including a 64-year-old Dutchman with six rocket launchers, heavy machine guns, Kalashnikov rifles, handguns, grenades and ammunition in his van.

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