Thursday 09 February 2023

DutchNews podcast – The Vegan Kroket with Nuclear Fission Ch!pz Edition – Week 48 2022

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A week totally devoid of plot twists includes another farmers’ protest, a pre-nuptial agreement between GroenLinks and PvdA, and a warning from the AIVD that Russia and China might be spying on us. There’s a double dose of ophef as sports minister Conny Helder leaves parliament early to fly to Qatar, then says ‘never mind’ to the desert state’s human rights record. As Oranje sleepwalk into the World Cup knockout rounds, Morocco’s historic win against Belgium triggers fireworks before bedtime. A leak ruins Rob Jetten’s nuclear celebration cake, and we tell you why Thierry Baudet won’t be getting a copy of his own book for Christmas.

Ophef of the week: Aids foundation sparks anger with spoof ad for ‘selective’ insurer

‘Great donor show’ on Dutch TV makes viewers and health experts queasy (NYT)

Kim Kardashian revives Dutch pop hit from 2005

Rotterdam zoo reveals it has been serving vegan kroketten unnoticed for years

News

Three arrested as farmers hold protest against nitrogen penalties in Overijssel

Riot police drafted in as Dutch Moroccans celebrate historic win against Belgium

Dutch FA officials will wear OneLove lapel pin during World Cup in Qatar

Forum voor Democratie membership leaked following security failure at app launch (RTL)

MPs back motion to stop universities recruiting students from abroad

Scabies is on the rise as more students are feeling the itch

Russia and China are an increasing security threat, agencies warn

Zeeland village Borssele confirmed as site of two new nuclear power plants

Eneco to cut gas and electricity rates from January 1, going against trend

Inflation drops to 11.2% in November as fuel prices plunge

Sport

Van Gaal expects USA to pose tough test for lukewarm Oranje

Gakpo on target again as Netherlands secure place in last 16

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