Exactly 350 years after the disaster year of 1672, the government faces an energy crisis, a refugee accommodation crisis and a nitrogen pollution crisis all at once. Wopke Hoekstra experiences an identity crisis as he oscillates between supporting the government’s nitrogen policy as a cabinet minister and attacking it as leader of the Christian Democrat party. The earthquake crisis in Groningen triggers seismic levels of blame-shifting at the parliamentary inquiry. And we look back at a sporting summer in which Sarina Wiegman became the most powerful Dutch person in England since William III and Spain ruled the southern provinces again as the Vuelta a España rolled through Brabant.
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