DutchNews podcast – The Park Your Bike In Our DMs, Prime Minister Edition – Week 23
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This week we look at how a rogue news agency flapping its wings stirred up an international media storm about a Dutch teenage girl’s death. We also bring you news of some real storms that exposed one of the country’s largest cocaine labs, Ivanka Trump flying into The Hague to near-universal disappointment, two healthy developments in football and an apology from Mark Rutte to the people of Groningen. In our discussion we report on why it took nine years to reach a deal on pensions and what it means for employees and ZZP’ers.
Ophef of the week: Denk MP clashes with Arib in latest ‘Made for YouTube’ Tweede Kamer row
Top Story: Noa Pothoven
Award-winning teenage writer ends her life due to ‘unbearable suffering’
Column: Why international newspapers wrongly reported the death of Noa Pothoven as euthanasia
Rutte apologises to Groningen for slow response on earthquakes (NRC, Dutch)
Dutch public broadcaster faces overhaul, cuts advertising on TV channels
Ivanka Trump sent to The Hague for summit on entrepreneurship
KNMI issues third weather warning in a week, more storms due on Friday
Dutch women’s footballers to earn same as men by 2023
KNVB orders smoiking to be banned in stadiums by 2020
Discussion: the new pension deal
FNV members to vote on pension deal after nine years of negotiations
Mark Rutte meets opposition leaders to restart pension talks
Freelancers’ organisations furious at plan for compulsory incapacity insurance
Dutch pension system leads world rankings but reforms are still far off
And here’s that Rob Jetten video…
Eindelijk. Een langverwachte doorbraak: we hebben een pensioenakkoord! Goed voor werkenden, jonge mensen en gepensioneerden.
Wat betekent dit akkoord voor jou? Een crash course in twee minuten 👇🏽 pic.twitter.com/0RHg8rmUuB
— Rob Jetten (@RobJetten) June 5, 2019
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