Video: Dutch news roundup, 19 March 2011

Video: Dutch news roundup, 19 March 2011

19th March 2011, Comments 0 comments

On this week's show: the Netherlands debates nuclear safety after Japan's crisis, Dutch royals benefit business, a law professor wants to ban bad parents from having babies, and a hotel in Scheveningen is listed as the craziest place on the planet to spend the night.

Nuclear safety
Japan is in the midst of a nuclear crisis, and that's got the Dutch thinking about their own nuclear safety situation. Especially because the current government sees nuclear power as an essential part of its energy plan. So are Holland's nuclear installations safe?

Royal business
In many ways, monarchies are outdated forms of government. But it turns out the Dutch monarchy is good for business. When the royal family travels, they are usually accompanied by an entourage of Dutch business leaders, who strike higly lucrative business deals in the Queen's shadow.

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