DutchNews podcast – The Make Hay Not War Edition – Week 42
As 8,000 tractors roll into The Hague, the DutchNews podcast asks if the farmers will reap a bitter harvest from their rolling protests against anti-nitrogen regulations. We also try to unravel the mystery surrounding a family of cultists found living on a remote farmhouse in Drenthe, find out how undercover flower investigators blew the lid on the black tulip scam, explain why Delft engineers’ hopes of winning a solar race Down Under went up in smoke and tell you why your neighbourhood is likely to be decked out in orange tat this summer.
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Ophef of the week: Segers’ plan for Prinsjesdag roadshow stalls on the start line (NOS)
Family living in isolated farmhouse in Drenthe ‘were members of Moonies cult’
Delft solar power car burns to cinders near end of Australian long-distance race
Flops from Amsterdam: Investigation into tulip fraud finds 99% of stall flowers fail to bloom
Oranje labour to victory over Belarus to edge nearer Euro 2020 qualification
Bauke Mollema wins last of the season’s one-day classics in Lombardy
Discussion: The Hague fills up with tractors
Farmers serve breakfast and vow to continue protest as MPs debate nitrogen plan
Farmers’ violence condemned as four provinces agree to scrap nitrogen rules
Gridlock on Dutch roads as farmers stage latest protest (Courthouse News)
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