Sunday 12 July 2020

DutchNews podcast – The A Fridge Too Far Edition – Week 50

Paul and Molly admire Trouby's DN logo neckerchief

Fijne feestdagen! Photo:

It’s the final podcast of the year and that can only mean one thing: the nominations for Ophef of the Year are in. We update you on the situation in Duindorp, the tax office benefits scandal and Ajax’s exit from the Champions League. There’s a tall story about US basketball players bingeing on a Dutch delicacy, and Molly gets to ask Stef Blok the question on everyone’s lips: who’s inside the Brexit muppet suit?

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Ophef of the week: Trouw ‘grandmother effect’ tweet triggers flood of criticism

Top story

Woman who revealed details of Uighur camps tells of death threats


Finance minister faces another grilling over blacked-out dossiers (RTL, Dutch)

NS declares trial of self-driving trains a success

VVD MP calls for cap on number of non-EU students


Ajax out of Champions League after home defeat to Valencia

Willem II inflict first defeat on Ajax to tee up mid-season showdown with AZ

Stroopwafels are finding favour among US basketball players

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