Tuesday 22 September 2020

DutchNews podcast – The Grapperhaus Goes Viral Edition – Week 36

a close-up of a wedding cake coated in chocolate being sliced

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The podcast returns from the summer break to find the Dutch border has advanced further than the coronavirus tracker app. We explain why Ferd Grapperhaus’s wedding turned into a political horror show and why Hugo de Jonge still can’t celebrate his CDA leadership win. Plus we weigh up Tom Dumoulin’s chances of winning the Tour de France and Dick Advocaat’s chances of a fourth term as national football team coach now Ronald Koeman has jumped ship for Barcelona.

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Ophef of the week: King apologises for not social distancing on holiday

Summer news round-up

Hugo de Jonge narrowly wins CDA leadership battle with Pieter Omtzigt

Cabinet refuses to raise pay for nurses: ‘there is no more money’

Rutte backs EU budget plan after securing ’emergency brake’ and bigger rebate

Police make arrests after second night of unrest in Schilderswijk district

This week’s news

Coronavirus cases ‘under control’ but nightclubs will remain closed

Justice minister keeps his job despite breaching coronavirus rules at his wedding

Sport

Search begins for new Oranje head coach after Ronald Koeman leaves for Barcelona

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