Good morning! The first three suspects of the riots in Rotterdam will appear in court this afternoon during a quick trial. And redivision elections are taking place in a number of municipalities in North Holland and Brabant.

Lots of clouds and regional fog occurs in the interior. This afternoon the fog will gradually lift and then it will be a maximum of 9 degrees.

Are you hitting the road? Here you will find an overview of the activities. Check the rail timetable here.

What can you expect today?

What did you miss?

OMT members lash out at politics. IC head Diederik Gommers warns of code black in ten days. According to him, it would be wise not to talk about 2G, but about a hard lockdown. In Nieuwsuur, medical microbiologist Marc Bonten calls it “incredibly important” that the cabinet dares to make hard choices.

“Look at what it is like in hospitals, look at today’s figures. Look at the figures of recent weeks. Look at the support for the current measures and how they are being implemented. Something has to be done and politicians have to take responsibility for this. Both the cabinet and the parliamentary groups,” says Bonten.

Other news from the night:

And then this:

Anyone walking around in one of the canteens of the European Parliament will easily find a high chair. And if you pay attention, you regularly see a MEP walking through the building with a pram. Maybe a crazy place for babies, but it’s not without reason.

The European Parliament still has no regulations for women on maternity leave. This means that if a MEP is on leave, she cannot vote.

Lara Wolters, MEP for the PvdA, recently had a son; she takes it with her to avoid losing her voice:

Happy Wednesday!


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