ANPThe votes in Tilburg are being counted again
How precise is the Dutch electoral process?
The House of Representatives today agreed to the recount of the votes for the House of Representatives elections at four polling stations in Tilburg. It has never happened before in the recent history of parliament that the House suddenly had to meet for this during the weekend.
The number of votes cast at these four polling stations was lower than the number of voting cards submitted. We will look at the recounts and speak to political scientists. Are the voting procedures strict enough?
Nuisance caused by self-driving taxis
In the American cities of San Francisco and Phoenix, taxis without drivers behind the wheel are already a reality. More cities will follow soon. But self-driving cars also cause nuisance and sometimes hinder emergency services. Next week, outgoing Prime Minister Rutte – on a trade mission in the US – will also take a ride in such an autonomous taxi. Correspondent Rudy Bouma preceded him.
Ken Loach exposed social injustices in his films
The acclaimed British director Ken Loach is 87 and has retired. He recently presented his new film The Old Oak, his latest trick, at the Ghent Film Festival and immediately won the audience award.
Typical of Loach is exposing social injustices. In The Old Oak he does this in an old mining village, where Syrian refugees arrive.