Friday 27 January 2023

DutchNews podcast – The Pull the Gilles Beschoor Plug Edition – Week 16 2022

D66 leader Sigrid Kaag is under fire over a sexual harassment inquiry. Photo: ANP/Bart Maat

This week the PvdA had to find a new leader after Lilianne Ploumen decided she was unsuited to the job and quit as an MP. But the real crisis was at D66, where Sigrid Kaag was undermined by the party’s woefully misjudged handling of a sexual harassment inquiry. Germany angered the islanders of Schiermonnikoog by announcing plans to drill for gas in the Waddenzee. Feyenoord tore up their plans for a new stadium on the Maas and Erik ten Hag ended weeks of speculation by confirming his move to Manchester United.

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Ophef of the week: Chippy response to CDA’s fast food ban for children


Pressure grows on Kaag after D66 lobbyist quits in wake of sexual harassment report

PvdA leader Lilianne Ploumen steps down after 15 months: ‘leadership doesn’t suit me’

Attje Kuiken wins contest to lead Labour party’s parliamentary group

Hunt for Russian assets continues, MPs demand answers on Dutch seizures

Netherlands reopens its embassy in western Ukrainian city of Lviv

Germany gives green light to gas drilling near Wadden islands

Housing rents continue to rise, more furnished properties available


Ten Hag wants to seal Eredivisie title before moving to Old Trafford

Gakpo strike seals comeback win for PSV in dramatic cup final


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