Saturday 28 November 2020

DutchNews podcast – The King of Ophefs Edition – Week 43

It’s been a week of blaming and shaming as the king and queen flew into a storm of outrage over their pandemic-busting trip to Greece. A Dutch hacker hijacked Donald Trump’s Twitter, AZ snatched an unlikely win in Naples and the egg-pilfering gay penguins were up to their usual tricks. Further lockdown measures loom larger as coronavirus infection numbers continue to climb. And there’s concern that up to 6,000 British people may become illegal immigrants at the stroke of midnight on January 1.

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Ophef of the Week: Ethical hacker claims to have guessed Trump’s Twitter password

Coronavirus news

Opinion divided about stepping up lockdown as coronavirus infections keep rising

Cafe owners lose legal bid to have corona shutdown reversed

Police to step up corona rules enforcement; taking drugs in streets can be punished

Other news

King expresses regret for decision to go on holiday to Greece in video message

Thousands of Britons still have to confirm their residency as Brexit deadline looms

Princess Amalia is among first year of Dutch girls to be registered for military service

Gay penguins cause huge flap at zoo by snatching egg from lesbian couple

Sport

AZ Alkmaar pull off stunning win in Napoli with corona-depleted squad (Football Italia)

Sjinkie Knegt withdraws from short track meeting after team-mate tests positive (AD, Dutch)

 

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