DutchNews podcast: The What Is Taking Them So Long Edition

Still waiting: D66 leader Alexander Pechtold

In this week’s podcast we learn how one angry young man caused a concert to be cancelled, learn why you’re increasingly likely to be born and die on a weekday, find out how smartphones have learned to speak Limburgish and review the latest sporting successes and failures. Plus we discuss what impact the threat of terrorism has had on day-to-day life in the Netherlands.

Top story

Terror warning cancels concert in Rotterdam


Coalition talks move to country estate

Girl sues over failed French exam

Fewer weekend births and deaths

Sports: hockey success, football failure

Android learns Limburg dialect


Dutch terror threat remains ‘substantial’ despite recent wave of attacks

Category added to terror threat scale (NOS, Dutch)

Police employee arrested over leaked information to GeenStijl (RTL, Dutch)

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