DutchNews podcast – The Unfortunate Train Name Edition – Week 44
This week’s podcast has a transport theme as a judge calls time on Amsterdam’s beer bikes, the Anne Frank Foundation cries foul on Germany’s national rail operator and Russia has a hissy fit over air cargo slots at Schiphol. We also tackle the mystery of the cat that travelled 150km to a Belgian town with an appropriate name. In our discussion we analyse the two-day debate in Parliament to welcome the new Dutch government.
Government ‘will ignore result of Big Brother referendum’
Russia threatens to close airspace in Schiphol row
Sint Maarten agrees to Dutch conditions for reconstructing
Amsterdam wins long-running war on beer bikes
Migrants from Europe and America boost Dutch population
Anne Frank Foundation objects to name of German train
Max Verstappen triumphs in Mexican Grand Prix
Missing cat turns up in Belgian town called Muizen
And if you want an expat insight into what goes on in Dutch neighbourhood meetings…
🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨The boyfriend has jumped into the fray. This is not a drill. He’s now arguing with the Gemeente guy. 🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨
— Molly Quell (@MollyQuell) November 2, 2017
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