Good morning! Today, The Hague is the site of several pro-Palestinian demonstrations. On the Dam Square in Amsterdam, victims of interest incidents protested against politicians and tax authorities.
The first is the weather: today there are showers almost all over the country. In addition, dark clouds will prevail. Most of the rain falls in the afternoon and evening. Sometimes accompanied by hail or thunderstorms. It is about 14 to 16 degrees.
What can you expect today?
- Several pro-Palestinian demonstrations were held in The Hague. The protesters went to Hofplat and Plein. There may also be protests at Malif Cathedral. In addition, a demonstration has been announced in Vrijthof, Maastricht.
- On Dam Square in Amsterdam, victims of the welfare incident protested against politicians and tax authorities. They said that there are still some issues that need to be resolved.
- The first-class football club enters the playoffs and is promoted to the Premier League. The first game was NAC Breda-FC Volendam, De Graafschap-Roda JC and Almere City FC-NEC. The 16th-placed team in Eredivisie will enter the next round of play-offs.
- The men’s hockey team of Bloemendaal and Kampong scored their second national championship in the playoff finals. Bloemendaal won the first game. For ladies, Amsterdam and Den Bosch play the return of Den Bosch. Den Bosch won the first game.
- In England, English football clubs Chelsea and Leicester City compete for the FA Cup at Wembley. Leicester participated in the final of the most important English Cup tournament for the first time since 1969, and hopes to win this prestigious cup for the first time. Chelsea have won the FA Cup eight times, the most recent being in 2018.
What are you missing?
For the fifth night in a row, Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip shelled back and forth between Israelis and Palestinians. Al Jazeera and the Associated Press reported that at least seven people were killed in Gaza City after Israel bombed a house. There will still be people under the ruins.
In addition, violence from the Gaza Strip spread to the West Bank. In various cities, hundreds of Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces in protest. They set fire to car tires and threw stones at Israeli soldiers. They fired and killed ten people. According to Israel, the eleventh Palestinian was shot when he tried to attack a soldier with a knife.
Other news of the evening:
- In countries such as Curaçao, Portugal and the Balearic Islands, travel advice has become easier: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs emphasized that travelers who are not from the Netherlands will not take any risks in these countries and regions.
- China successfully landed a spacecraft on Mars: This makes it the second country after the United States to make a soft landing on the Red Planet.
- Major damage caused by the collision bridge in Groningen: At the time of the collision, a scooter rider is said to have driven onto the bridge. It is not clear whether he was injured.
- American families shot dead by police earn millions of dollars: The City of Columbus has agreed to pay $10 million, which is the highest settlement ever paid by the capital of Ohio.
The Marktweg in The Hague was the most beautiful Oranjestraat in the Netherlands in 2014. A resident said during the preparations for the European Football Championship next month: “We will break our own destiny.” “We will become better, even more extreme.”