The VVD congress • UNRWA under fire • Tough times for nightlife

Yesilgöz positive about VVD congress formation

At the VVD party congress, party leader Dilan Yesilgöz spoke positive words about the formation. “There is a good chance of fruitful cooperation,” she said. “We don’t want to miss that opportunity.”

Since the disappointing elections for the VVD, her party has found itself in a storm, Yesilgöz also acknowledged. Has she managed to get everyone on the same page today? We discuss it with a political reporter Nynke de Zoeten.

Yesilgöz sees opportunities for the right-wing cabinet

UNRWA under fire

More and more countries, including the Netherlands, are suspending their support for the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA). Yesterday, UNRWA chief Lazzarini announced that an investigation is underway into the possible involvement of several employees in the terrorist attacks by Hamas on October 7.

What does it mean that countries stop supporting the aid organization?

The Netherlands is also suspending support for UNRWA

Nightclubs make way for homes

Nightlife is increasingly under pressure due to a lack of space. Smaller clubs and experimental cultural places in particular often have to make way for housing. “The municipality ignores people who only see negative aspects of the night.”

Nightlife is suppressed due to housing construction

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