Alarm bells rang out in The Hague this week after a judge struck out the coronavirus curfew, prompting a mad scramble to get a new version through parliament. There was also a mad scramble across the country to find old skates as the coldest temperatures for eight years turned the Netherlands into a winter wonderland. Scientists call on people to send in their dead mosquitos and PVV MP Dion Graus faces more allegations of domestic abuse. And as election day approaches, we speak to polling specialist Tom Louwerse about the way opinion polls reflect and shape the political landscape.
Thanks to Tom Louwerse for being our guest – you can track the parties’ fortunes with his ‘poll of polls’ here.
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