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Europe takes comfort in Dutch result

After Brexit, after Trump, European politicians have taken comfort in the Dutch election results.

After Brexit, after Trump, European politicians have taken comfort in the Dutch election results.

Business

European shares jump on Dutch election result and dovish Fed

European shares hit their best level in 15 months on Thursday helped by the Dutch election and the laid back approach by the Federal Reserve.

European shares hit their best level in 15 months on Thursday helped by the Dutch election and the laid back approach by the Federal Reserve.

Europe

Dutch election: end of domino effect?

For governments across Europe facing a rise of nationalism, it appears there is a huge sense of relief.

For governments across Europe facing a rise of nationalism, it appears there is a huge sense of relief.

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Dutch election: what is next for the Netherlands?

The day after the elections in Netherlands what is the feeling and what are the expectations in the country and outside?

The day after the elections in Netherlands what is the feeling and what are the expectations in the country and outside?

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Dutch vote halts far-right's 'Patriotic Spring'

The day after the night before, campaigners from Avaaz celebrate the Dutch election results in the Hague.

The day after the night before, campaigners from Avaaz celebrate the Dutch election results in the Hague.

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Dutch Prime Minister sees off challenge from anti-Islam Geert Wilders

Prime Minister Mark Rutte thanks the Dutch people for "saying no" to the wrong kind of populaism" as far-right politician Geert Wilders admits defeat.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte thanks the Dutch people for "saying no" to the wrong kind of populaism" as far-right politician Geert Wilders admits defeat.

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Europe watches closely as the Netherlands votes

Europe watches closely as the Netherlands votes in an election considered a test of the rise of nationalist, anti-immigration sentiment.

Europe watches closely as the Netherlands votes in an election considered a test of the rise of nationalist, anti-immigration sentiment.

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Dutch go the polls in closely-watched election

It is decision day in the Netherlands in an election dominated by immigration, Islam and the rise of populism.

It is decision day in the Netherlands in an election dominated by immigration, Islam and the rise of populism.

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Geert Wilders promises to return the Netherlands to the Dutch

Waving the flag of nationalism, Geert Wilders promises to return the Netherlands to the Dutch, who would otherwise be kidnapped by the Brussels bureaucracy and the…

Waving the flag of nationalism, Geert Wilders promises to return the Netherlands to the Dutch, who would otherwise be kidnapped by the Brussels bureaucracy and the…

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Dutch election: Mark Rutte profile

Fifty-year-old Mark Rutte leads the Dutch People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy.

Fifty-year-old Mark Rutte leads the Dutch People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy.

Europe

The Dutch identity crisis

A right-wing revolt is underway in the most unlikely of places – the Netherlands.

A right-wing revolt is underway in the most unlikely of places – the Netherlands.

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Campaigning hots up in countdown to Dutch election

Campaigning has reached fever pitch in the Netherlands ahead of Wednesday’s election, with the far-right poised to make huge gains.

Campaigning has reached fever pitch in the Netherlands ahead of Wednesday’s election, with the far-right poised to make huge gains.

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United Russia halts popularity slide as Russian election looms

Euronews journalist Marina Ostrovskaya looks ahead to Russia's upcoming general election: "On Sunday Russia goes to the polls to elect a new parliament. Could the result change the political landscape

Euronews journalist Marina Ostrovskaya looks ahead to Russia's upcoming general election: "On Sunday Russia goes to the polls to elect a new parliament. Could the result change the political landscape

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Spain: election campaigns kick off as poll suggests big gains for Podemos alliance

As Spain’s general election campaigns kick off, an opinion poll on the June 26 ballot appears to show that the anti-austerity Unidos Podemos alliance will get the second-highest number of…

As Spain’s general election campaigns kick off, an opinion poll on the June 26 ballot appears to show that the anti-austerity Unidos Podemos alliance will get the second-highest number of…

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PM Robert Fico's anti-immigration party wins Slovakian election

Exit polls suggest the leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won Slovakia’s election but is likely to lose his parliamentary majority. If the

Exit polls suggest the leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won Slovakia’s election but is likely to lose his parliamentary majority. If the

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Slovakia: ruling party expected to lose parliamentary majority

Slovakia votes in a general election expected to result in a third term for the prime minister, but the loss of the parliamentary majority for his party.

Slovakia votes in a general election expected to result in a third term for the prime minister, but the loss of the parliamentary majority for his party.

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No clear winner expected as Ireland votes in general election

Ireland is voting in a general election today. Polls predicted a political stalemate where no clear winner will emerge and that could jeopardise the

Ireland is voting in a general election today. Polls predicted a political stalemate where no clear winner will emerge and that could jeopardise the

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Police arrest Uganda's main opposition candidate...again

Police have arrested Uganda’s main opposition candidate Kizza Besigye for the third time this week as early results from the country’s presidential

Police have arrested Uganda’s main opposition candidate Kizza Besigye for the third time this week as early results from the country’s presidential

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Albert Rivera, fresh face of Ciudadanos, influences Spanish unity

Albert Rivera is perhaps Spain’s most palatable politician for the centre-right, a newcomer to national politics. The 36-year-old lawyer and

Albert Rivera is perhaps Spain’s most palatable politician for the centre-right, a newcomer to national politics. The 36-year-old lawyer and

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Spanish election debate descends into row ahead of Sunday's poll

Spain’s prime minister has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election. Mariano Rajoy

Spain’s prime minister has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election. Mariano Rajoy

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New parties forecast to make gains in next week's Spanish election

With just a week to go before Spain holds a general election and the country’s main leaders held rallies to try and attract the 41 percent of voters

With just a week to go before Spain holds a general election and the country’s main leaders held rallies to try and attract the 41 percent of voters

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Spanish government poll says it will win country's election

According to a Spanish government opinion poll, the country’s governing People’s Party is set to win the most seats in this month’s general election

According to a Spanish government opinion poll, the country’s governing People’s Party is set to win the most seats in this month’s general election