Rutte and De Jonge will hold another corona press conference
It’s September 1st today, about six months after the first coronavirus outbreak. Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister Hugo de Jonge are holding another press conference tonight. Presumably they’ll go into the rules for nightclubs and discotheques, which are still not allowed to open.
We attend the press conference and political reporter Arjan Noorlander gives interpretation.
Our guest is Conny Helder of care sector organization Actiz. With her we are talking about a new advice from the Outbreak Management Team: the corona policy in nursing homes must be drastically tightened.
Is visiting Trump throwing oil on the fire in Kenosha?
U.S. President Donald Trump travels to the city of Kenosha today. There it is restless after a black man, Jacob Blake, was shot in the back seven times by a police officer. The city has had to deal with fierce protests and riots the past few days. The governor of the U.S. state of Wisconsin earlier called Trump to cancel his visit. Is the president’s visit throwing oil on the fire? We’ll speak to correspondent Lucas Challengemaster.
This Dutch nature remains hidden from us
In the Netherlands there is special nature in unexpected places. We show this in our series on hidden natural pearls. Today part 1 about a place in Assen in the province of Drenthe. This is a nature reserve next to a small shooting range of the Ministry of Defence, with unique flora and high biodiversity.
The Witterveld is not accessible to people, but an ecologist from the Ministry of Defence allowed Nieuwsuur a special insight. Would you like to see more of the hidden gems of nature? Take a look at our YouTube video below:
American donor bone popular with Dutch dentists
It is becoming more and more common for dentists: the use of human bone material, for example jaw implants. And more and more often, according to figures requested by New Year’s Eve, that bone comes from the United States. The sale of donated human bone is big business there, and Europe is an attractive additional market. But recent research raises the question of whether this bone material is always obtained in an ethically responsible way.