It’s been a week of courtroom drama in the Netherlands as Geert Wilders calls for his race-baiting trial to be thrown out for political interference, a doctor is cleared of murder in a landmark euthanasia case, a woman seeks redress for having her baby taken away from the state in the 1960s and a key MH17 witness becomes a pawn in a prisoner exchange. We also look back at Oranje’s historic 4-2 win over Germany and try to explain why the government paid millions of euros for the royal family’s tables, cabinets and ping-pong bats.
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Discussion: All The King’s Furniture Belongs To Us
Paying twice for Louis Napoleon’s furniture (NRC, Dutch)
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