Partnerships made the headlines this week as Sigrid Kaag answered Rihanna’s call to invest in education, Mark Rutte called on the UN to secure justice for the victims of the MH17 disaster and new fathers were given more time off work to spend with their babies. One baby that stirred more controversy was Morgan the orca’s calf, born in Tenerife despite a ‘no breeding’ clause in the contract that regulated her move to Spain. And police and security services claimed to have thwarted a major terrorist plot in Arnhem and Weert. In our discussion we take a closer look at Groningen’s plan to become the Netherlands’ first smoke-free municipality.
Volleyballers bow out of World Championships (NOS, Dutch)
Dumoulin surrenders world time trial title in Innsbruck (nu.nl, Dutch)
Discussion: Groningen goes smoke free
Groningen city council backs smoking ban (DVHN, Dutch)
Plan to ban smoking from steps of Groningen town hall (RTV Noord, Dutch)
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