DutchNews podcast – The Blazing Bicycles and Ferris Wheels Edition – Week 1
2021 begins with a muted bang and the prospect of a long, cold winter lockdown. Health minister Hugo de Jonge showed his disdain for ‘symbolic’ gestures as the Netherlands’ vaccination programme was finally launched at a televised press conference. The mayor of The Hague, Jan van Zanen, came under fire for a New Year protest that bore an uncanny resemblance to a street party. And speaking of parties, a record number signed up to take part in the March 2021 election. Plus, live and exclusive, we announce the soaraway winner of our Ophef of the Year Awards for 2020.
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