This week’s podcast brings you up to date on the process of forming council administrations after this year’s local elections. Elsewhere, torrential rain causes havoc around the country, the Dutch government gets tough on Russia over the MH17 inquiry, opposition grows to reforming the 30% tax ruling, and a court makes a groundbreaking ruling on gender neutrality. We also look at how Tom Dumoulin narrowly missed out on the Giro d’Italia title and what happened when a purloined lion-shaped pearl went under the hammer.
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Ophef of the week: sad trampolines protest against new flight path over Lelystad
Wij zijn er klaar voor! Doe ook mee onder de laagvliegroutes met deze actie!@hoogoverijssel@novliegrouteede@airportnee@liegveld@stildrenthe@2019NEE@reddeveluwe@hoogoverwezep pic.twitter.com/EiSnWhhMRd
— Stg Red de Veluwe (@st_RdV) May 30, 2018
Heavy rain causes flash flooding around the country (NOS, Dutch)
Promes strike saves Oranje from defeat in Slovakia (NOS, Dutch)
DISCUSSION: LOCAL GOVERNMENT COALITION TALKS
Leefbaar Rotterdam frozen out of city’s coalition talks (RTV Rijnmond, Dutch)
Rutte: ‘Amsterdam has been lost to the left’ (AD, Dutch)
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