DutchNews podcast – The Sexplaning the Ophef Edition – Week 3

Black and white image of Lego figure on miniature bicycle
Photo: Pixabay
Black and white image of Lego figure on miniature bicycle
Photo: Pixabay

At last we can reveal the results of the most undemocratic vote since the Brexit referendum: our very own Ophef of the Year Awards. Mister Stikstof puts a spanner in the works of Schiphol’s expansion plans and joins the chorus of VVD mayors calling for a fireworks ban. Lego is urged to take the Dutch approach to road design, while the tax office gears up for a structural overhaul. And there are big New Year developments in the careers of an Iranian Olympian and a Dutch YouTube star.

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Ophef of the Week: Arib ticks off MPs for texting in parliament

Top story

Campaign for Lego to introduce bike lanes gains momentum


Tax office to be broken up in wake of child benefit scandal

Air travel and Schiphol face restrictions in wake of latest nitrogen findings

Partial fireworks ban set to go ahead as VVD and CDA give ground

YouTube star Nikkie Tutorials comes out as transgender after blackmail threats


Iran’s only female Olympic medallist has defected to the Netherlands

Discussion: Ophef of the Year Winners

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