A visitor to the Dolfijn bowling center in Tilburg managed to catch the start of a fire that eventually destroyed the entire complex on camera. The fire started around 11:00 p.m. on Friday night. By Saturday morning, only the front of the building was still standing.
Railway companies create unnecessary risks when transporting dangerous material by train. Chemical companies also do not live up to their responsibility of making clear agreements with carriers about how to transport hazardous substances safely, according to a report released by the Dutch Safety Board on Thursday.
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.
Tilburg mayor Peter Noordanus thinks a quota for each Brabant municipality on how many asylum seekers they must take in, will help solve the problem of finding space for all asylum seekers
The police are hunting a suspect that stabbed a wheelchair-bound man in the shoulder on Verdiplein in Tilburg on Wednesday.
On Thursday the court in Breda sentenced 31 year old Salim S. from Tilburg to 18 months in prison, 6 of which probation. The court found S. guilty of money laundering, welfare fraud and trying to recruit young asylum seekers to join terrorist organization Islamic State,
A man with a rifle draped over his shoulder while riding a bicycle through the city center in Tilburg was arrested early Monday morning, police said later in the day. Police initially wanted to stop him for cycling without lights, but the 27-year-old suspect tried to quickly flee the scene on his bike.
The Public Prosecutor demanded 5 months in prison, two of which conditionally suspended, against nine ADO Den Haag supporters in court on Tuesday. Eleven ADO Den Haag supporters are facing charges of public violence during during a brawl with Willem II supporters at a match on May 10th last year.
The Dutch police team investigating the Instagram sexting case in Tilburg high schools, requested the help of American investigation service FBI. Among other things, the FBI can retrieve personal information from Instagram, something the Dutch police can not do
The police have their hands full with the extra work caused by the influx of asylum seekers in the Netherlands, and this jeopardizing other police tasks, the Association of Middle and Senior Police Officers warned
A Somali man with a Dutch passport is the mastermind behind the terrorist attack at a popular beach in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Thursday. The man, Ismail Muse Ahmed Guled was arrested at the Mogadishu airport, according to freelance war reporter Harald Doornbos, Omroep Brabant reports. At least 19 people were killed in about 7 hours of attacks.
The nude photos of underage Tilburg school students circulating on Instagram, reached the attention of the city council. The biggest party in the city D66 posed questions about the matter to the council on Sunday
The police called in a special child pornography team to look into dozens sexually suggestive photos of young Tilburg girls being shared on photo app Instagram. Most of the girls in the photos are under the age of 16
Firefighters and other emergency responders were pelted with fireworks in several places in Rotterdam, Amersfoort, Tilburg and Oss during the course of their duties on New Year's eve.
Tilburg man Andy Jansen was named "Hero of the Year" with a full page article in the Telegraaf for rescuing a 6 month old baby from a burning house last New Year.
Tilburg man Bilal Salam is pressing charges against petting zoo Pukkemuk in Dongen after his three sisters-in-law were told to leave because they were wearing burqas
Al elderly couple was attacked in their apartment on Bartokstraat in Tilburg around 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning. Two men forced their way into the flat, attacked the couple, locked them in their bedroom and then left after stealing some items. The police cordoned off the street and emergency services are present at the scene
Four people were injured and three others arrested in a brawl involving around 15 people at the asylum center on Groningersingel in Arnhem on Saturday night. The three arrested men are not residents of the center.
Large Dutch cities advocate for sustainability and promises to use more sustainable power, in practice they still largely opt for cheaper coal power
Dutchman Johan van Laarhoven has been sentenced to 103 years in prison by a Thai court for laundering money he earned with the trade in soft drugs. According to his lawyer, Sidney Smeets, he has to serve 20 of those years.
The police have launched a manhunt for two perpetrators who stole two valuable necklaces from a couple in Tilburg during a Marktplaats deal.
Police in Oisterwijk, Noord-Brabant, say they managed to break-up a "major brawl" between refugee youths and local young people on Tuesday night. The escalation was believed to have been the results of an earlier incident involving a fight between a small group of people on Klompven, police said in a statement.
Publicly announced neighbourhood watch WhatsApp groups are proving highly effective as a deterrent to home burglaries across Tilburg. In 35 areas initiating the alert system, a reduction in the average number of monthly burglaries fell by half, from 60 to 30, according to Tilburg University researcher Martijn Akkermans.
Large Dutch municipalities are going to face higher deficits from next year as the national government begins cutting welfare budgets to municipalities. While some experts argue the new budget will encourage cities to get people off benefits, it also means a 25 million euro cut in money disbursed to Amsterdam, equivalent to a 4.6-percent budget slash, the Volkskrant reported on Monday.