The government caved to pressure this week to bring in a 9pm curfew after five hours of furious debate about what time it should begin. All fingers were pointing at Mark Rutte in the aftermath of the child benefits scandal as his practice of holding meetings in secret came under scrutiny. The entire world of speed skating has moved to Friesland for winter, while the big names in chess descend on Wijk aan Zee. And we speak to writer Ben Coates about the state of the Dutch coronavirus strategy.
Thanks to our guest Ben Coates – buy his books here on bol.com!
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