DutchNews podcast – The Geubbels and Göbbels Edition – Week 6 2022

Cut-price invasion of privacy at the foreign affairs ministry. Photo: ANP/HH/Laurens van Putten
Cut-price invasion of privacy at the foreign affairs ministry. Photo: ANP/HH/Laurens van Putten

Following the cancellation of TV talent show The Voice, football club Ajax and the Dutch parliament are the latest institutions to face accusations of sexual harassment. The Dutch government brings forward plans to relax the pandemic measures and sketched out its strategy for ‘living with the virus’. Energy prices drive inflation up to its highest level in 40 years, but are wages keeping pace? Also, we explain why Big Brother is watching you on discount store cameras and how a suspiciously named Swede caused ophef in the Dutch speed skating camp.

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Ophef of the week: Celebrities scrub up for reality TV show in hospital

Bare-faced cheek in Wijchen campaign video

Keizer Wilhelm’s train breaks the station at Eijsden

‘Het komt goed, schatje’ – Iconic Roosvicee commercial


MP Gijs van Dijk resigns after being accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour

Ajax’s former director of football Marc Overmars sent ‘dick pics’ to female colleagues

Mariëtte Hamer appointed to new role of sexual harassment commissioner

More coronavirus restrictions set to be lifted on February 18

New coronavirus strategy will aim for ‘open, resilient and shock resistant’ society

Coronavirus infections levelling off but intensive care admissions up by 40%

Inflation hits highest level in 40 years as energy prices rise 90%

Wages failed to keep up with inflation in 2021, hospitality workers hit hard

Chinese security cameras used in more than 50 Dutch cities and towns

Netherlands hits climate change targets – thanks to warm winter


Ireen Wüst skates into history as first athlete to win solo golds at five games

Irene Schouten is ice distance queen with two gold medals

Silver for Patrick Roest at 5000m as defending champion Kramer finishes fifth

Kjeld Nuis takes gold to defence Olympic title over 1500m

Short track silver for Schulting as Italian Fontana edges 500m final

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