DutchNews podcast – The Men Can’t Apologise Properly Edition – Week 2
The podcast team looks back at a week of shocks that began with another earthquake in Groningen, saw the PVV whip up a social media storm in Utrecht and ended with a baptism of fire for new US ambassador Peter Hoekstra. How did Camiel Eurlings’ apology backfire, why was nobody in the least perturbed when the rivers overflowed, and did Hoekstra backtrack on his denial that something he claimed never to have said was fake news? Plus we discuss the local council scheme to reward teenagers who managed not to cause mayhem and destruction on New Year’s Eve.
Gas production expected to be scaled back after latest Groningen earthquake
Baptism of fire for new US ambassador Pete Hoekstra
PVV councillor sparks angry backlash for ‘burning mosque’ comments
No cause for alarm despite widespread flooding as rivers overflow
Louis the lobster’s unexpected freedom proves short-lived (NOS, Dutch)
Family of Ajax player Appie Nouri shocked by heart defect revelations
Camiel Eurlings resigns from IOC in row over domestic assault charge
Discussion: positive community initiatives
Wijk bij Duurstede rewards youths for causing less damage at New Year
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