DutchNews Podcast – The Whistling Dixit Edition – Week 6


There’s an end of days feel to the podcast as we review a week in which schoolchildren took a collective day off to demand urgent action on global warming, just days after MPs agreed to talk about it for a bit longer. We also look at how Geert Wilders became Islam’s number one recruiting sergeant, why a no-deal Brexit could trigger medicine shortages in the Netherlands, a setback for British expats and Dutch shoemakers, and perhaps the most alarming news of all – is Dick Lawyer really about to pull out of football management?

Top Story

Ministers doubt whether carbon tax will cut emissions


British residents fail in bid to force EU court ruling on their nationality after Brexit

Former MP Joram van Klaveren becomes second Wilders-to-Islam convert

Compensation for unemployed people who used toxic paint in job scheme

Van Haren loses latest stage of legal battle over red soled shoes


Dick Advocaat rules out taking over at Feyenoord because of ‘negative reactions’

Kiki Bertens makes up for disappointment in Australia with eighth tour title

Zandvoort will not get €5m from the government to make circuit Grand Prix ready

Discussion: schoolchildren protest against climate change

Thousands of Dutch teenagers take day off school to urge action on global warming

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