DutchNews podcast – The Four Seasons Belgian Vegetables Edition – Week 46

A Brussels sprout in the mouth of a woman who has more rings of sprouts around her neck
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A good news week as coronavirus infections start coming down across the kingdom – except in Curacao, where Dutch tourists are touching down with their fake test certificates and piling into the beach bars. An awkward week for education minister Arie Slob, who is forced to switch sides over anti-gay school charters in the Bible Belt. Amsterdam city council has some distasteful suggestions for celebrating Sint-Maarten, while police in Limburg are surprised to find a cellar that hasn’t been converted into a drugs lab.

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Ophef of the week: ‘Sprouts not sweets’ advice for Sint-Maarten leaves bitter taste


Coronavirus infections rise again as health minister says second wave has peaked

Protestant schools under fire for asking parents to sign anti-homosexuality declaration

Amsterdam’s infrastructure chief Sharon Dijksma appointed new mayor of Utrecht

Six MPs in top 10 spots on D66 list of candidates for next year’s election

Health insurers announce higher premiums ahead of six-week changeover window

Police searching for marijuana plantation find chicory growing in buckets


Netherlands 1-1 Spain – Oranje spurn chances to grab friendly win

Guus Hiddink set to take over as manager of Curacao after eight-month stand-off (NOS, Dutch)

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