DutchNews podcast – The We Apologise for Everything Edition – Week 28

Someone needs to apologise for this too.

The final podcast before we take a well-earned summer break features sporting triumph and tragedy, why Bono held up the coalition talks and the school photo that sparked a nationwide debate. It was also the week when Tijn, the six-year-old boy who raised €2.5 million for charity by selling nail polish, and the mother of Eurovision trio OG3NE sadly lost their battles with cancer.

Top story

Coalition talks go nowhere slowly


School ordered to compensate Muslim pupils who missed class photo

Senate passes law giving security service wider powers to trawl internet

Cat missing for seven years adopted by parents of former owner

Mother of Eurovision trio OG3NE dies of cancer

Six-year-old boy who raised millions with nail polish campaign dies


Van der Breggen wins Giro Rosa for second time

Dutch women’s team change logo to lioness (Never Offside, Dutch)

Ajax player suffers permanent brain damage after collapsing on pitch

Discussion: We’re all going on a summer holiday

Happy campers? Caravan and campervan sales accelerate in NL

Amsterdam campsite warns Airbnb fugitives to stay away

Tourism: German and Belgian influx predicted





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