Vonk, Trouw (Amsterdam)

Politics 0 Football 1

Published on 8 July 2010 at 11:50

"With such a united people, it shouldn't be hard forming a new government, eh, Mr Willink?"

Tjeenk Willink, Vice-President of the Council of State, is one of the notables entrusted with the formation of a new government in the Netherlands. The Dutch are much more preoccupied its football team's World Cup final against Spain on 11 July.

Was this article useful? If so we are delighted! It is freely available because we believe that the right to free and independent information is essential for democracy. But this right is not guaranteed forever, and independence comes at a cost. We need your support in order to continue publishing independent, multilingual news for all Europeans. Discover our membership offers and their exclusive benefits and become a member of our community now!

Are you a news organisation, a business, an association or a foundation? Check out our bespoke editorial and translation services.

Support independent European journalism

European democracy needs independent media. Join our community!