Plenty of ground to cover in this week’s podcast, from Ajax’s swashbuckling conquest of Madrid to Wopke Hoekstra’s peacemaking mission to Paris and a setback for Albert Heijn in Belgium. Dutch ministers call for short-haul flights to Brussels to be scrapped, IS fighter Yago Riedijk is told he’ll have to find his own way back to Arnhem and Willem Holleeder’s long career as the Netherlands’ most notorious gangster may be running out of road. In our discussion we look at the latest moves to return works of art taken during the colonial era to their countries of origin.
Top story: Willem Holleeder trial
Nadine Visser crowns successful European Indoor Championships with gold (Runners World, Dutch)
Discussion: Should Dutch museums give back stolen colonial art?
The counter for returning stolen art has been opened (Trouw, Dutch)
Rijksmuseum investigates source of colonial collection (Volkskrant, Dutch)
France’s return of African artefacts sets tricky precedent (New York Times)
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