According to Statistics Netherlands, 487 businesses and institutions (excluding sole proprietorships) were declared bankrupt in November. That is 50 less than in October.
Three suspects in possession of 35 Skorpion sub-machine guns were arrested on December 2 on Julianasingel in Oss, Noord Brabant. Two of the suspects were residents in Oss, of which one a 29 year-old career soldier. The other suspect is a 49 year-old resident of Oss, the third a 27 year-old Pole, without permanent residence.
Onno Hoes announced his resignation as Mayor of Maastricht Wednesday night. A highly controversial report by broadcaster Powned into the Mayor's love life, which includes a string of men in their twenties, presumably lead Hoes to his decision. He has stated that he believes his resignation to be in the best interest of the city.
Sportsman Jeffrey Bruma of the PSV was involved in a collision on Bezuidenhoutsweg and Achtsweg in the South of Eindhoven on Monday morning, the football player was not injured.
Oude Breuil, the attorney for the monster truck driver who crashed into a crowd of people months ago, is livid over the investigative report broadcast concerning his client, Mario D., that was broadcast Thursday night.
The Cabinet does not support the construction of a new ring road around Eindhoven. The Second Chamber does not want to give any money for the new ring road, which is also known as the Ruit.
The driver of a monster truck that crashed into a crowd leaving three people dead, also lost control of a race car and slamming into an audience, injuring six. The drag racing stunt happened four years earlier in Asten, Noord Brabant, according to television show Brandpunt Reporter.
Two shrieking clowns bearing nightmarish masks and wooden batons chased two teenage girls down the street in Eindhoven, claims the mother of one of the girls on Omproep Brabant.
The police have now released photos of the unidentified man who was found on fire in the Sparrenrijk forest in Boxtel, Noord Brabant on November 17.
A violent explosion inside a car left one person seriously injured Friday morning in Veghel, Noord Brabant. Investigators suspect foul play and have cordoned off the area around Plevierdonk while they collect evidence and clean up the suspected crime scene.
On Monday the police arrested a seventh suspect in the investigation into the death of 49 year old Yvon Pfaff. The suspect is a 37 year old woman from Den Bosch.
A 34-year-old man died, and eight people were injured after a taxi van crashed into a car. The driver of the car, which was headed into oncoming traffic, died at the scene.
A three-year-old boy has been rescued by the fire brigade from a recycling container several meters below street level. The incident took place Monday afternoon on the Keurvorstenplein in Ravenstein, Noord-Brabant.
A 26-year-old man from the Belgian province of Lommel, Limburg was busted for driving nearly twice the speed limit while drag racing two police officers. The man, wrongly believing that the two officers wanted to race him while at a red light, took off when the light turned green.
The police found a drug lab in Heuvelstreet, Moergestel on Thursday morning. Specialists are working on the safe disposal of the chemicals found.
After discovering ads for weapons and ammunition online, police in Dussen, Noord-Brabant, found that a 51-year-old father and his 20-year-old son were sitting on an entire arsenal of weapons dating back to the Second World War, hidden in their home. They have been arrested.
The Netherlands Butterfly Foundation's organized national garden butterfly counting day was a success, as the Foundation writes on their website. Around 60,000 butterflies were counted in more than 3,700 gardens in the entire country. A good year for butterflies
Rescue services discovered a body in a burnt-out vehicle near Sint-Michielsgestel, Noord-Brabant early Sunday morning. The Police is saying that they are not ruling out a possible crime.
Project developer Blauwhoed wants to build a Gay Village near Tilburg. An exclusive neighborhood for homosexuals, bisexuals and transgenders. According to the Brabants Dagblad, there is not yet much enthusiasm among the LGBT community to reserve a place in the neighborhood.
Police are looking for people who have severely mistreated many horses all over the Netherlands. Ten horses were injured in Noord Brabant, more specifically, in Den Dungen, Sint-Oedenrode and Oirschot. On Tuesday, the investigation started and 50 tips were revealed.
Meteorologists in the Netherlands issued a Code Orange weather warning Monday afternoon affecting Gelderland, Limburg, Noord-Brabant and Zeeland. Storms predicted Monday night could include wind speeds over 100 km/h, according to the KNMI, the country’s national meteorological institute. Thunderstorms, excessive rain and hail are all possible.
Residents across Brabant awoke Monday morning to severe storms accompanied by whirlwinds, lightening and hail which combined to cause damage across the region. Nobody was injured from Monday’s troublesome weather.
A man standing outside his Eindhoven home was shot after three masked men arrived and opened fire. The man was struck in the foot, and was transported to an area hospital.