DutchNews podcast – The Fifty Shades of Orange Edition – Week 17

Photo: Robin Utrecht Fotografie via RVD

As the king turns 50 we look at the enduring popularity of the Dutch royal family. Meanwhile the other great orange institution – the national football team – finally finds a new coach, firefighters rescue a dog from a rabbit hole, Jeroen Dijsselbloem rescues himself from a Greek tragedy and a building in Amersfoort has a very modern facade.

Top story

TV interview marks king’s 50th birthday

Full interview on NOS website

News

Dick Advocaat expected to be appointed national football coach for third time

Court to rule on whether 12-year-old boy should undergo cancer treatment

Emojis used on building facade

Firefighters free dog from rabbit hole

Discussion

Seven in 10 Dutch support royal family