NOS Nieuws•vandaag, 06:59
Good morning! Pinkpop will start in Landgraaf, and the coalition agreement will be presented in the provinces of Flevoland and Zeeland today.
First the weather: today starts sunny, later inland cumulus clouds occur again. With a moderate northwest wind, it will be 21 degrees on the Wadden to 28 degrees in the south of the country.
Are you going on the road? Here you will find an overview of the activities. And view the rail timetable here.
What can you expect today?
The 52nd edition of Pinkpop will start in Landgraaf. Robbie Williams, Pink and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at the three-day festival. The coalition agreement of the parties BBB, VVD, PVV, CU and SGP will be presented in the province of Flevoland. The agreement is also being presented in Zeeland. Here are the coalition parties BBB, SGP, CDA and VVD. South African President Ramaphosa and other African leaders are going to Ukraine to talk to President Zelensky about the war. They will meet Putin in Moscow on Saturday. Many African countries are neutral about the war.Tennis player Tallon Greek track will be in action in the quarterfinals of the Libéma Open. It is the first time that he has reached this round in Rosmalen. His opponent is Australia’s fourth-seeded Alex de Minaur.
What did you miss?
The Greek authorities have arrested nine people in connection with the boat disaster off the Peloponnese peninsula. These are Egyptians, who were also on the boat. Among other things, they are accused of human smuggling.
The boat with migrants sank in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday. 78 bodies were recovered, but judging by reports of the number of people on board, hundreds were probably killed. The wreck has not yet been found.
Other news from the night:
And then this:
Game companies are increasingly making controllers for people with disabilities. Children can play games more easily. Such a special controller, for example, has extra large buttons.
To draw attention to this, a game tournament was held in Arnhem yesterday:
Adapted gaming: also for children with disabilities