Good morning! In Germany, the last three nuclear power plants will close this weekend. And for the annual Eurovision in Concert, many participants of the Eurovision Song Contest are in Amsterdam today.
First the weather: this morning there are sunny spells. Clouds will increase rapidly in the northeast and east. Some rain will fall from the clouds this afternoon. In the west it stays sunny all day. It will be a maximum of 10 to 15 degrees. The next few days it will be dry with sun, especially on Monday.
Are you going on the road? Here you will find an overview of the activities. And here you can find the current situation on the track.
What can you expect today?
- This month it is ten years ago that Willem-Alexander became king. Watch the NOS program 10 years of Willem-Alexander and the monarchy tonight, 8.35 pm – 9.25 pm on NPO 2. Presenter Rob Trip will talk about 10 years of kingship and the future of the monarchy.
- The political party JA21 holds a general meeting of members. This includes dissatisfaction with the management.
- The final of the national championship korfball starts in Rotterdam at 4.15 pm. The NOS broadcast on NPO 1 starts at 3.35 pm and the course of the match can also be heard on NPO Radio 1 and can be seen via nos.nl or the NOS app.
- Also today the EC Gymnastics can be seen live on NOS.nl and our app. The apparatus finals can be followed there from 12 noon.
What did you miss?
NAC Breda calls it “deep and deeply sad” that the home game against Willem II was stopped because of objects on the field.
In a joint statement with the municipality of Breda, the police and the Public Prosecution Service, NAC writes that “a small group of ill-wishers deliberately put the Evening NAC of many benevolent supporters at risk and even endangered it”.
NAC has a suspect in the picture for throwing objects at the players of Willem II and calls on this person to report.
Other news from the night:
Japanese PM evacuated after explosion at speech: Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has been evacuated after a smoke bomb exploded near him during an election speech at the port of Wakayama city.
Green light for test flight with 120-meter-high SpaceX rocket: With this large rocket, Elon Musk’s company wants to send people to the Moon and Mars in the future.
Money for godwit rescue plan remains on the shelf, number of black-tailed godwits continues to fall
And then this:
Standing in line for an hour or sometimes even longer for a popular fries or cookie: TikTok queues are not an unknown phenomenon in Amsterdam. To the chagrin of residents and entrepreneurs who see the sidewalk blocked.
For example, a popular chip shop has to deploy security guards and pick up litter because of the daily long queues. There are even ‘row managers’ at a biscuit shop, says shopping area manager Scharenborg of the Negen Straatjes.
“On the one hand, it is nice that some things are successful. On the other hand, it causes a lot of inconvenience to entrepreneurs in the vicinity. It is very twofold,” says Scharenborg.
These tourists explain why they queue for fries because of TikTok: