Tilburg

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Jan 10 '17 16:05

Four supporters of Tilburg football club Willem II were sentenced to community service and up to three months in prison by the court in Breda on Monday. They were found guilty of assaulting two Feyenoord supporters during a match between the two clubs on October 2nd last year. During the match in Tilburg, one of the Feyenoord fans was t, NU.nl reports.

Police
Jan 4 '17 17:55

A bunch of explosives found in Tilburg over New Year's was not intended as fireworks, but as some kind of crime. The 25-year-old man who was arrested at the discovery of the explosives is officially suspected of "preparing for a crime", a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor said on Tuesday, AD reports.

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Dec 22 '16 10:00

During Christmas and New Year's insurance companies in the Netherlands receive on average double the number of claims as on ordinary days, according to figures from the Dutch Association of Insurers. However, for the third year in a row there was a decrease in the number of burglary claims last year, AD reports.

Last year there wre some 38 thousand burglaries across the country, compared to 45 thousand in 2014. That is a decrease of about 18 percent. Compared to 2013, the number of burglary claims submitted per day halved from 250 to 125. 

Dec 15 '16 15:15

The Netherlands is a paradise for criminals wit billions of euros in drug money flowing through the country every year, according to Tilburg Mayor Peter Noordanus. He led a large scale investigation into subversive crime in the country. "If we do nothing, soon nowhere will be safe", he said in an interview with RTL Nieuws.

Tesla
Nov 29 '16 17:10

The Netherlands nominated itself to be the location for a new European plant for American electric car manufacturer Tesla. "The government will certainly endeavour to get the production plant to the Netherlands", Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs wrote to parliament, the Financieele Dagblad reports.

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Nov 21 '16 07:41

The Netherlands had its first autumn storm of the season on Sunday. Five people were injured in Arnhem when deck screens were blown over and hit them. And reports of damage came in from accross the country, NOS reports. 

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Nov 15 '16 10:40

Michelin announced its Bib Gourmand 2017  fr the Benelux region. A total of 134 restaruants in the Netherlands got these honours, 18 of which for the first time. 17 restaurants lost their Bib Gourmand, Misset Horeca reports.

Michelin awards the Bib Gourmand title to restaurants that offers a full menu for no more than 37 euros. A total of 313 restaurants in the Benelux received this honor - 165 in Belgium, 14 in Luxembourg and 134 in the Netherlands. 

The following 18 restaruants are new to the list in the Netherlands:

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Nov 2 '16 15:55

The 23-year-old man who last week Thursday is being charged with manslaughter. His 20-year-old brother is no longer in custody, but is still a suspect, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl.

Oct 28 '16 13:35

Two pedestrians on Thursday night were both teachers by profession, the Telegraaf reports. Bert van der Veeken, 62, was a lecturer at the integrated child center De Wereldwijzer and his 59 year old wife Henriette taught ad De Brakken in Rijen for 20 years, according to the newspaper.

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Oct 28 '16 07:55

Two men were arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident that left two people dead in Tilburg on Thursday night. The owner of the car was arrested as well as his brother, who the police believe may have been driving the car, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Oct 21 '16 14:09

A 23-year-old woman from Tilburg was killed when she ended up under a train at the Lempuyangan train station in Yogyakarta on the Indonesian island of Java. Local media identifies the victim as Denise Pronk from Tilburg, AD reports.

The young woman was hit by a train while she was trying to cross the tracks. She died on the spot. According to Indonesian media, she was traveling with another Dutch person.

The Indonesian police are investigating what happened. The woman’s body was transferred to the Dr. Sarjito hospital in Yogakarta.

Taxi
Oct 6 '16 11:00

A 70-year-old man and his 47-year-old son were brutally assaulted after an accident with a taxi in Tilburg on Tuesday night

Oct 3 '16 15:30

The police arrested a total of seven people in the aftermath of a rival fan fight in the Tilburg stadium during a match between Willem II and Feyenoord. Two were arrested for a fight in the stadium during the match, the other five for refusing to follow police officers after the match. On of the later arrested suspects was the victim in the fight inside the stadium, the police said in a statement.

Football
Oct 3 '16 09:37

A league match between Willem II and Feyenoord was temporarily stopped on Sunday after fans started fighting each other in the stands. One fan was beaten up by several others and fell over the stands' railing

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Sep 28 '16 07:55

The Dutch fire department established "elite teams" of firefighters specially trained to deal with major incidents, like explosions, collapsed buildings and complicated fires. A total of 140 specialist firefighters were trained over past months to support the regular firefighters where their knowledge and experience lack

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Sep 26 '16 12:15

A crossbow carrying man was arrested after a standoff with the police in Tilburg on Friday night, the police said in a statement on their website.

Marijuana
Sep 15 '16 14:30

Tilburg Mayor Peter Noordanus decided to allow patients using medical marijuana to grow it themselves at their homes in the city, he wrote in a letter to the patients group for medicinal marijuana users PGMCG. Strict conditions will be set on the cannabis growing

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Sep 14 '16 14:30

A 34-year-old father knocked out a department director of a secondary school in Tilburg after the director reprimanded his daughter for using foul language

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Sep 12 '16 11:40

The police arrested a well-known rapper in Rotterdam in connection with unrest in Tilburg on Sunday night. There the police stopped a brawl between the supporters of two rappers, Boef and Para Soma

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Sep 8 '16 14:20

In edition to the alFitrah mosque in Utrecht, the police and Tax Authorities also raided the As-Sunnah mosque in Tilburg-Noord as well as 10 other buildings across the Netherlands on Thursday morning. The authorities believe that the foundation behind the mosques, educational institutions and charity organizations in these buildings are involved in large scale money laundering

Sep 7 '16 10:09

A 31-year-old woman was arrested in the home in Tilburg last week after the police received information that she was planning to leave for Syria to join a terrorist organization, the police announced on Tuesday.

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Jul 28 '16 13:15

The Tilburg police forced a car containing a woman and three kids off the road on Heikantlaan on Wednesday night after a report that a gun was being waved around in the vehicle

Roze Maandag
Jul 25 '16 15:00

On Monday the city of Tilburg is celebrating Roze Maandag. Given international events, such as an attack in a gay bar in Orlando last month that left 49 people dead, the Tilburg municipality implemented a number of extra security measures. Most notable to attendees is that no backpacks will be allowed in the Amstel Beer Hall in the town hall.

Jul 22 '16 07:30

The A58 highway is closed near Tilburg in the direction of Breda on Friday morning due to an accident involving several cars. Traffic information service ANWB reports that people were injured, though how many people and the extent of their injuries are unclear. Emergency services are on site.

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