In this week’s podcast we learn about dead ducks in Rotterdam, the cheese shop boom in Amsterdam and the squeeze on international school places in The Hague. We’ve also got news of the coalition talks and the two communities rocked by the deaths of local schoolgirls. In our discussion we ask why Dutch Parliament is investigating the tax breaks that allow international companies to save billions.
Top story: coalition talks
Dutch coalition talks to resume: negotiator meets potential fourth partners
Party leaders tight lipped as dutch coalition talks restart
Concern over shortage of international school places
Communities shocked by deaths of teenage girls
Plan for 24-hour opening abandoned
Cheese shop boom in Amsterdam
Dead duck day
Discussion: The tax haven inquiry
U2, Rolling Stones business rep called to Dutch tax haven committee
The Netherlands is third in Oxfam’s tax haven league
Dutch government to appeal EU ruling on Starbucks tax deal (Reuters)
Laat Nederland niet langer de onderdanige belastingdienaar zijn (HP/De Tijd)
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