DutchNews podcast – The Dreadlock Him Up Edition – Week 11 2022
We do our best to help you digest the alphabet soup that is the local election results, including the sad news that Jesus will not be setting Rotterdam’s municipal tax rates for the next four years. The flu season kicks off just as the last coronavirus restrictions are lifted and Ernst Kuipers puts his faith in the common sense of the Dutch people. The Netherlands is struggling to meet its climate change targets or find an estimated €90 bn of assets held by sanctioned Russians. And Ajax extend a remarkable home record in Europe as they lose 1-0 to Benfica.
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Ophef of the week: Coronavirus chief conspirator Willem Engel arrested for incitement
Small parties make big gains as turnout in local elections drops to record low
Home affairs minister wants inquiry after half of voters stay home
Few surprises and the Moorman effect: what the papers said about the elections
Find out what happened in your town or city
Flu epidemic confirmed, coronavirus rules may have delayed onset
Isolation and quarantine rules unchanged as Dutch scrap face masks
Hospital cases up by 16% in a week, infections in over-75s at record level
Airlines stop enforcing mask mandate to avoid aggravating passengers
How do the latest changes to the coronavirus rules affect travellers?
War in Ukraine could trigger recession, government forecaster warns
Dutch financial institutions have frozen just €6m of Russian assets so far
Greenhouse targets missed as emissions increased by 2.1% in 2021
More car owners go electric as prices drop and subsidy fund expands
Ajax dumed out of Champions League after losing at home to Benfica
Vitesse Arnhem’s Russian owner resigns and sells shareholding
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