The Vultures and Vermeers Edition – Week 19 2023

An escaped vulture flew across Germany to Leipzig. Photo: Diergaarde Blijdorp
An escaped vulture flew across Germany to Leipzig. Photo: Diergaarde Blijdorp

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Rotterdam’s runaway vulture is bound for a Mediterranean island retreat after startling the owner of a house in Leipzig by turning up beside his pond. Closer to home, GroenLinks and BBB have mixed results as they try to form provincial administrations. Interpol launches an appeal to try to identify 22 women murdered across three countries in the last 50 years. Housing minister Hugo de Jonge struggles to get his plan to build 37,500 container homes off the ground. Feyenoord are on the brink of winning the Eredivisie for the first time in six years, while Max Verstappen continues his juggernaut-like pursuit of a third Formula 1 title.

Ophef of the week: Amsterdam backs haywire plan for cable car across the IJ


Police launch appeal to identify 22 women murdered in three countries over 50 years

BBB and GroenLinks set to head provincial administration in Noord-Holland

BBB dropped from Utrecht coalition talks after seven-party plan collapses

Temporary homes stuck in storage because of planning and protest fears

Return of first-time buyers drives down house prices in major cities

Dark stores banned from centre of Amsterdam, financial backers hit back

Dutch miss out on Eurovision final for first time in eight years

School leaving exams get under way amid concern about lockdown impact

The night watch: Rijksmuseum releases extra Vermeer tickets, extends hours

Vulture which escaped from Rotterdam zoo is recaptured in Germany


AZ lose first leg of Conference League semi-final 2-1 to West Ham

Feyenoord close in on title as Cambuur and Groningen go down

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