Wake-up call 14/5: Finland decides to join NATO • D66 member discussion on cross-border behavior

Did you hit the road? Here you will find an overview of the activities. Look timetable for the track.

What can you expect today?

  • Members of D66 will discuss with the party council in Den Bosch how to deal with the transgressive behavior of the leading figure of the Van Drimmelen party. According to the NRC, another case has been added within the party; this time it concerns a complaint about MEP Samira Rafaela. The party leadership has admitted the mistake and promised to fix it.
  • Finland’s government, which consists of a five-party coalition, will decide whether the country will apply for membership in NATO. Another country thinking about membership is Sweden. The largest coalition party will announce its position there today.
  • The final decision will be made on the last day of the Eredivisie. All matches start at 14:30. Five clubs have a chance to win the final ticket to the play-offs for European football. Three other clubs could be immediately relegated.

What did you miss?

Ukraine, as the bookies had hoped, won the Eurovision Song Contest thanks to votes from the public. Ukraine’s contribution in Turin came from the band Kalush Orchestra, with the song Stefania.

Dutch entry, S10 singer with Depth, finished in eleventh place.

Due to the professional judge points, the action of the Kalush Orchestra did not end in the top 3, it happened only after more than 400 points from viewers. Then come Stefania ended in 1st with 631 points.

Other countries can no longer beat that with the votes of their viewers. England is second with 466 points, Spain is third with 459 points.

When the results are announced:

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