DutchNews podcast – The Jihadi Daycare Edition – Week 8


The sound of doors slamming shut echoes through this week’s podcast as the Netherlands says it will turn away returning IS fighters, Venezuela closes its border with Curacao and a Dutch journalist has a full-on crockery-smashing row with a Fox News host. We also find out how the cabinet got its fingers burned over energy bills and discuss whether compelling children from immigrant families to attend pre-school will really help them integrate better.


Coalition parties projected to lose heavily in provincial elections

Government admits it used wrong figures in underestimating energy price rise

Jihadi bride who faces losing British citizenship may seek Dutch nationality

Venezuela shuts sea border with Dutch Caribbean islands to block aid


Ajax roll over Breda to close gap at top of Eredivisie to four points

PSV and PEC angry at KNVB’s decision to postpone Ajax game

Discussion: Does compulsory pre-schooling help integration?

Dijkhoff: children of migrants should be made to attend pre-school

Dijkhoff’s ‘ghetto sentences’ plan shot down in budget debate

Denmark pioneers tough new laws for ‘ghetto crime’ (New York Times)

Forcible integration in Denmark cannot end well (Guardian)

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