In a turbulent week for the education world, school minister Dennis Wielsma’s short fuse finally blew up, erupting in university protests against Robert Dyckgraf’s ‘Netherlands First’ bachelor’s degree programme.
The farmers’ lobby pulled out of talks to fund the transition to sustainable agriculture, leaving the government’s nitrogen strategy bogged down.
Details have emerged on how the government wasted millions of euros buying substandard masks from clothing store tycoons and auto salesmen during the pandemic.
Just in time for the summer solstice, a 4,000-year-old burial site emerges in Brabant.
And there are reports of mixed results for Dutch athletes in cricket, football and tennis.
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