DutchNews podcast – The Moonlighting Monarch Edition – Week 20

In this week’s podcast we debate the likely shape of the next government after the coalition talks broke down, find out about  look at why Amsterdam wants to let Muslim police officers wear headscarves, fight over who gets the tickets to see the pandas and jibe Molly for knowing nothing about football.

Top Story

King Willem-Alexander confesses to being a secret KLM pilot


Amsterdam police consider including headscarves in uniform

Policeman chases own tail in pursuit of decoy bike

Ede is the happiest place in the Netherlands, Rotterdam the most miserable

Feyenoord win first title in 18 years

Rush of demand for tickets to see pandas

Discussion: Where now for the Dutch coalition talks?

Schippers calls a pause for self-reflection

Formation dilemmas: D66 not keen on coalition with ChristenUnie

Dutch MPs debate coalition formation as process begins all over again

Party leaders to meet to discuss next steps after Dutch coalition talks flop

Talks on forming a new Dutch government collapse over immigration

Analysis: GroenLinks lacked the muscle to force a radical change of course

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