Saturday 19 September 2020

DutchNews podcast – The We Demand Absolute Loyalty Edition – Week 25


In this week’s podcast we find out where’s the best restaurant to cook up a coalition deal, the unlikely reason a Dutch film crew were kidnapped in Colombia and the even unlikelier plan to protect otters by building road tunnels for them. In the discussion Molly gets in her five cents’ worth about the participation contract which requires new residents to pledge loyalty to Dutch conventions and values. And as a bonus there’s some fake news about the teachers’ strike, which is taking place next Tuesday and not Friday as billed. We’ll blame Alexander Pechtold for that because it seems like the fashionable thing to do.

Top story

Coalition talks latest


Heatwave changes tone of complaints about weather

Film crew kidnapped in Colombia released

Teenager arrested for ISIS propaganda was ‘just fanatical gamer’

Hundreds fall for fake Microsoft helpdesk scam

Amsterdam builds three tunnels for mating otters (Omroep West, Dutch)

Discussion: What’s the point of a pledge to uphold Dutch values?

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