DutchNews podcast – The Bitterball Twist Edition – Week 27

Dutch bitterballen served in a barPhoto: Franklin Heijnen via Flickr

In this week’s podcast we have the latest news on the MH17 prosecution, a bus that runs on insect venom, a lemur that went walkabout and a bitter row about vegetarian snacks in Utrecht. Our discussion looks at the latest study into discrimination against ethnic minority job applicants.

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MH17 suspects will be prosecuted in Netherlands

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Customs officer who let drugs into Rotterdam jailed for 14 years

Bitterballen row heats up in Utrecht

TU Eindhoven unveils bus that runs on formic acid

Lemur goes on the run in Amsterdam

Discussion: workplace discrimination

Violent criminals more likely to get a job than ethnic minorities – report

The Hague city council to introduce anonymous job applications

Minister says no to anonymous job application trial for civil servants

If you’re applying for jobs, you’re better off with a criminal record than a foreign surname (Volkskrant, Dutch)

What do the party leaders want to do about discrimination in the jobs market? (Vice, video, Dutch)