DutchNews podcast – The Owls Are Not What They Seem Edition – Week 12
Thierry Baudet’s success in the provincial elections stirred up plenty of ophef (as well as sparking a speech cobbled together from off-cuts of Oswald Spengler and rejected Nick Kershaw lyrics), but has it really changed the political landscape? We dissect the results and discuss the implications for Mark Rutte’s cabinet on this week’s podcast. Plus the latest on the Utrecht shooting, which is now being treated as a terrorist act, where the Netherlands ranks on the world happiness index, and a look ahead to Oranje’s Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.
Utrecht shooter accused of terrorist offences but may have had personal issues
Dutch prime minister tells British government to stop whinging and make a decision
Hundreds of primary schools close as teachers go on strike
Dutch rank fifth in latest World Happiness Report
Netherlands beat Belarus 4-0 in opening Euro 2020 qualifier, Germany next
Verstappen plays down F1 title hopes despite third place in Melbourne
Discussion: Provincial election results
Forum for Democracy the big winner in provincial elections
Results show Forum top poll in three provinces
Media response to provincial election results
Has Thierry Baudet really reshaped the Dutch political landscape?
The new face of the Dutch Euroskeptic right (Deutsche Welle)
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