DutchNews podcast – The Ban This Sick Fun Edition – Week 29
There’s plenty to shout about in our last podcast before the summer break as five cities bid to host next year’s Eurovision, a children’s playground is forced to close because of complaints about noise, a proposed Holocaust memorial sparks local protests and the Dutch women’s football team are cheered all the way to the final. In our discussion we take the pulse of the coalition at the halfway point and ask if it will make it to the finish line.
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Ophef of the week: Grapperhaus shot down over plan to cut drug use by scrapping festivals
Holocaust memorial in Amsterdam to go ahead after court throws out residents’ objections
VVD sparks outrage by calling for rescuing migrants at sea to be made a crime
Government firework ban will only cover most dangerous items
School playground faces closure after neighbours complain about noise
Rotterdam heads list of five cities bidding to stage next year’s Eurovision
Disappointment gives way to pride as Leeuwinnen reflect on World Cup campaign
Jumbo make big impression in first week of Tour de France as Teunissen grabs yellow
Dumoulin facing uphill struggle to be fit for Vuelta in August
Discussion: Will the Rutte III cabinet last the course?
Nieuwsuur discussion on the coalition with Gert-Jan Segers (ChristenUnie), Rob Jetten (D66) and Pieter Heerma (CDA) [starts at 22:30]
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