Good morning! Top talks are taking place in Switzerland about Credit Suisse, the ailing bank bank may be taken over. And in the tip of the Eredivisie it will be an exciting day: Feyenoord will meet Ajax.
This morning cloud fields will occur and locally there will be another shower, but the afternoon will be mainly dry. With regular sun it will then be 10 to 14 degrees.
Are you going on the road? Here you will find an overview of the activities. Check the rail timetable here.
What can you expect today?
- In Switzerland, the problems at the Credit Suisse bank are also being discussed. The bank may be taken over by industry peer UBS, also from Switzerland.
- It has been a year since weather presenter Piet Paulusma passed away. De Fries will receive a monument on the Cauberg today, because he liked coming to Limburg.
- Ajax and Feyenoord will meet in Amsterdam at 2.30 pm. It is an important game for the championship in the Eredivisie. The Rotterdam leader has 3 points ahead of Ajax.
- And the second grand prix of the season in Formula 1 is being driven. Max Verstappen and Nyck de Vries start at 6 p.m. at the Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia. Verstappen will start in fifteenth place due to bad luck during qualifying, De Vries will start from eighteenth.
What did you miss?
Russian President Putin has been in occupied Ukrainian territory for the first time. The Russian president has traveled to the Ukrainian city of Mariupol after a visit to Crimea.
Putin came by helicopter to the city, which has been largely destroyed by Russian bombing. According to Russian media, he was driven around in a car for a “working visit”. The emphasis was on the reconstruction of the city.
Mariupol is the largest city controlled by Russia. The other major city in the south, Kherson, was liberated in November.
Other news from the night:
Kosovo and Serbia want to normalize mutual relations: Serbia and Kosovo have been at loggerheads for decades. The leaders of Kosovo and Serbia have agreed on “a number of points” on a plan to normalize their mutual relationship.
Dead and 18 injured in accident with British bus in Antwerp: The dead is the driver of the minibus. One child was seriously injured, the other passengers are slightly injured.
Another first for Sherrock, who is the first woman to throw a nine-dart finish at PDC: For the first time in history, a woman has hit a nine-dart finish in a tournament of the PDC, the largest and most prestigious darts association. Fallon Sherrock succeeded against the Dutchman Marco Verhofstad during the Winmau Challenge Tour.
And then this:
The world-famous American tech sector based around the San Francisco Bay appears to be much more vulnerable than previously thought. Why is it that a bank run at a small bank causes so much unrest?
Reporter Simone Tukker went to investigate: