A mixed week for boutique entrepreneurs as hairdressers and beauticians went back to work while cafe owners and sex workers protested against the lockdown. The first leaders’ debate featured a painful confrontation for Mark Rutte, a pointed exchange between Sigrid Kaag and Geert Wilders, and an own goal by Jesse Klaver. We explain why cut-out penguins popped up in Drenthe, how researchers read a 300-year-old letter without opening it and why Rutte raised hackles in Groningen again. And with less than two weeks to go, we give you a bluffer’s guide to the election so you can dazzle your friends with your knowledge of kiesdelers and informateurs.
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Mysterious penguins pop up beside Hunebed Highway in Drenthe (Dagblad van het Noorden, Dutch)
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