DutchNews podcast – The Everything’s Gone Belgian Edition – Week 25

The drummer has been virtually restored to the Night Watch. Photo: ANP/Remko de Waal
The drummer has been virtually restored to the Night Watch. Photo: ANP/Remko de Waal

Coronavirus infections are receding, Janssen vaccines are being snapped up like hot cakes and football fans are looking forward to watching Oranje on the big screen again. But will the Delta variant spoil everyone’s party this summer? As the coalition talks get stuck in the mud, Mark Rutte gets stuck into Victor Orbán over Hungary’s law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality. And we explain how modern technology has cast fresh light on Rembrandt’s Night Watch.

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Ophef of the week: King caught red-handed breaking corona rules in Orange street


Coronavirus infections fall by 35% but Delta variant is on the rise

Research shows Delta now accounts for 40% of all cases in Amsterdam

New travel advice gives green light to French trips, but Lisbon goes back to amber

Phone lines overloaded in scramble to book single-dose Janssen vaccine

MPs call for coronavirus test centre at Schiphol airport to reopen

VVD and D66 start drafting coalition agreement in bid to break impasse

RTL Nederland and Talpa plan to bring commercial TV stations under one roof

Rutte leads European campaign against Hungary’s homophobic sex education law

Night Watch temporarily restored by AI to ‘what Rembrandt intended’


Oranje stroll into second round of Euro 2020 with win over North Macedonia

Verstappen praises team after ‘one of the finest wins of my career’

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