Good morning! The criminal case of the four men responsible for the crash of Flight MH17 began at the Schiphol Justice Center. All secondary schools must also reopen.
The weather is fine today, although some cumulus clouds are forming inland. In the case of light to moderate northerly winds, the temperature will be between 19 and 24 degrees. In the next few days, the weather will remain sunny and dry. The temperature also rose slightly.
What can you expect today?
- At the Schiphol Justice Center, criminal proceedings were filed against four men (three Russians and one Ukrainian) who were responsible for the crash of flight MH17, killing all 298 people on board.
- All secondary schools will reopen. That is mandatory. They were allowed to open last week, but some schools need more time. Many schools refuse to open up completely, partly because of fear of infection.
- Starting today, GGD will experience corona sting stamp Put in the yellow vaccination booklet with the person who made the request.
- And the lawsuit filed by the municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk against three conspiracy theorists. The city government has sued them for disturbing public order.
What did you miss?
Suspicion already exists, but now there are also figures about the behavior of candy during the corona period. guess what: Dutch eat moreA study by ABN Amro analyzed data from supermarkets, pharmacies and gas stations, and the results showed that they spent more on chocolate and licorice than before the pandemic.
In 2020, the turnover of chocolate has increased by 7%, and the turnover of sweets such as licorice and sour mat, wine gum and pectin has increased by 6%. In the first four months of 2021, consumers went one step further: sales of chocolate and candy both increased by 9%.
Surprisingly, there are now more snacks. In the years before Corona, the Dutch became more and more aware of the negative health effects of sugar. As a result, sales of licorice and other sweets have hardly increased.
Other news of the night:
- Gommers: We have regained the “new life”: The foreman of the Dutch Intensive Care Association is “completely enthusiastic” about the sharp drop in corona numbers. “A month ago, we experienced a peak, and now the number of ICUs and hospitalizations has dropped by 60%.” He said on the talk show Humberto.
- Famous members of the Russian opposition movement fled for fear of being arrested: Dmitri Gudkov was arrested last week and released two days later. The opposition politician said he had been warned to be arrested again. Dozens of members of the Russian opposition have been imprisoned.
- U.S. and U.K. want to end violence in Yemen after bloody missile strikes: British and American diplomats say that the Houthi rebels must stop their violent offensive in the north of the country. On Saturday, a gas station was hit by a rocket, killing at least 17 people.
Queen Elizabeth of England is “very happy” to welcome her eleventh great-grandson, Lilibeth Diana. The daughters of Prince Harry and his wife Megan are named after the Queen and Princess Diana, Harry’s mother. “Lilibeth” is the nickname adopted by the recently-deceased Prince Philip Elizabeth before his wedding.
On Twitter, Buckingham Palace issued this statement:
The birth of Lilibeth was announced yesterday. She may still be the Benjamin of this family. The British prince and his American wife had previously stated that they wanted at most two children.