DutchNews Podcast – The Bonfire of the Ophefs Edition – Week 2
The podcast returns after the Christmas holidays to blaze a trail through the opening week of the year. We ask why a 48-metre bonfire on a beach on a windy night surprised the authorities by setting things on fire, whether internationals are really responsible for Amsterdam’s sizzling hot housing market, and what British nationals in the Netherlands can do if they want to escape the firestorm of Brexit. In our discussion we choose our 10 favourite social media micro-infernos in the inaugural Ophef of the Year Awards.
Ophef of the week: Royal art collection goes under the hammer in London
Number of arrests and injuries at New Year falls again
Government to allow most British nationals to stay after Brexit even with no deal
Brexit will cost Netherlands €34 bn in first 12 years and other dismal statistics
Socialists revive calls for action to stop expats ‘displacing’ Amsterdammers
VVD in Amsterdam calls for debate on expat numbers
Discussion: Ophef of the year nominees
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