It’s been a week of false starts and abrupt endings as Schiphol’s timetable was thrown into turmoil by a trigger-happy instructor. Teachers went out on strike following a double U-turn by unions, a lawyer survived a cross-border assassination attempt and Ajax salvaged a draw after being reduced to nine men against Chelsea. We also discuss the fall-out from the recent revelations about a raid by Dutch fighter planes that killed 70 civilians in Iraq.
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More than 4000 schools closed as teachers strike over pay and conditions
VVD expected to accept cutting speed limit to 100 km/h
- Listen back to our previous discussions on the farmers’ protests and nitrogen ruling in Week 40 and Week 42.
Bankruptcy lawyer survives drive-by shooting near his home in Germany
Dutch in UK will be allowed to take dual nationality in event of no-deal Brexit
Part of Schiphol shut down after pilot triggers hijack alarm by mistake
Ajax and Chelsea draw 4-4 in night of ‘madness’ in Champions League
Erik ten Hag pledges future to Ajax despite Bayern speculation
Discussion: Defence minister under fire over Iraq bombing
Ank Bijleveld survives no-confidence vote over civilian deaths in Iraq
Minister confirms Dutch bomb caused 70 civilian deaths in Iraq in 2015
Defence minister Hennis resigns over Mali mortar accident (2017)
Bringing Syrian fighters home is the only realistic option, says Hoekstra (NRC, Dutch)
The Dutch ‘precision bomb’ on an IS weapons depot (NRC, Dutch)