Thursday 09 February 2023

DutchNews podcast – The 18 Portraits of Tietenman Edition – Week 47

Harry ‘Tietenman’ Goudsblom shortly before being ejected from the stadium. Photo: ANP/Maurice van Steen

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Inflation is a growing problem, and not just for the Oranje fan who was kicked out of a Qatari stadium this week for accessorising his rainbow armband with a pair of false breasts. Brussels tells finance minister Sigrid Kaag to redo her budget arithmetic as fears of a recession deepen. The Dutch government makes farmers an offer they can’t refuse to settle the nitrogen crisis. The Bible Belt becomes the unlikely last bastion of blacking up in the name of Catholicism, while arsonists in Brabant attack a farm that was getting ready to accommodate asylum seekers. And as the KNVB gets tangled up in the row over rainbow armbands, will a Frisian skyscraper in goal lift Louis van Gaal’s side to new heights?

Harry ‘Titsman’ Goudsblom’s fake breasts blow up in his face in Qatar (Talksport)

Ophef of the week: [CANCELLED] Purmerend council decides nude paintings can stay

Wolf cubs in Drenthe:


Refugees will still move in to Brabant farm hit by suspected arson attack

VVD delegates vote by 77% in favour of law to secure distribution of refugees

Police launch investigation into attacks on anti-Zwarte Piet demonstrators

Government considering offering farmers 120% payout to cut nitrogen

OECD and European Commission downgrade economic forecast for 2023

Interest rates could add €9bn to government spending, Kaag warns

Building sector pension fund increases payments by 14.5% for 2023

Civil service pension fund raises payouts by 12% in 2023

House prices fall for third month in a row, fewer homes change hands

Dutch government will formally apologise for slavery on December 19

Scheme to reintroduce wild rabbits hopping along in Castricum


Senegal 0-2 Netherlands: Oranje grind out win to go top of Group A

No more political gestures, we’re here to win matches, says Van Gaal

KNVB backs down on OneLove armband under threat of yellow card

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