11 januari 1998 – ‘BARNEY’ WINT WK-DARTS IN FRIMLEY GREEN

Den Haag – Raymond van Barneveld wins the Embassy, the unofficial world championship darts. In 1995 The Hague postman was already once in the final, but when he lost the Welshman Richie Burnett. Now he defeats the same opponent indeed, After a final, which is now known as classic. when 5-5 position Barney win the tie-break with 4-2. His win gives enormous popularity of the sport of darts.

11 januari 1999 – OPSTELTEN TO ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam – Radio Rijnmond gets confirmed that Ivo Opstelten - now mayor of Utrecht - the new mayor is Rotterdam. After Bram Peper, seen by many as an intellectual, chooses Rotterdam now for "a man of the people '.

Ivo Opstelten, Wikimedia

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