Thursday 18 August 2022

DutchNews podcast – The Uber Dull Blok Edition – Week 10

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In the week when the most boring man in politics returned to the cabinet, a plot by taxi drivers to storm Uber’s offices with fireworks and molotov cocktails was foiled Dutch cyclists won a clutch of medals at the indoor track world championships, we dig deep to find some more riveting news – like the car abandoned in the middle of the sea and the homeless man who was fined for cooking heron’s legs. We also have the second part of our discussion on referendums and the so-called ‘dragnet’ law that will give AIVD agents more powers to tap your internet traffic.


Stef Blok, the grey man of Dutch politics, returns to cabinet


Wilders and Baudet pull out of radio debate

Police investigating alleged taxi drivers’ plot to storm Uber HQ

Afghan refugees tell court they are too westernised to be sent home

Teenager apologises for parking car in Waddenzee

Roasted heron joins museum of fascinating dead animals


Dutch cyclists sweep the boards at world indoor track championships (NOS, Dutch)

Wesley Sneijder retires from international football after a record 133 caps

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