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Dutch election shows how EU is at its best in a crisis: View

By Sylvester Eijffinger, Professor of Financial Economics at Tilburg University, Netherlands Last week, Dutch voters dealt a blow to far-right

By Sylvester Eijffinger, Professor of Financial Economics at Tilburg University, Netherlands Last week, Dutch voters dealt a blow to far-right

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Germany calls on Turkey to tone down rhetoric

It comes after the Turkish president accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of 'applying Nazi methods' against Turks and Turkish officials carrying out referendum campaigns in Germany.

It comes after the Turkish president accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of 'applying Nazi methods' against Turks and Turkish officials carrying out referendum campaigns in Germany.

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Election celebration in front of Dutch parliament

Members of the campaigning community Avaaz gathered in front of the Dutch parliament on Thursday to celebrate after Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD easily won national elections, defying polls that su

Members of the campaigning community Avaaz gathered in front of the Dutch parliament on Thursday to celebrate after Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD easily won national elections, defying polls that su

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Rutte's Dutch victory helps boost euro currency and European shares

After the Dutch election, EU leaders have been congratulating the country’s prime minster who beat the Eurosceptic anti-Islam Geert Wilders.

After the Dutch election, EU leaders have been congratulating the country’s prime minster who beat the Eurosceptic anti-Islam Geert Wilders.

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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.

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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.

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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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Five takeaways from the Netherlands' election

Dutch reject populism … All the talk before the election was whether the Trump- and Brexit-inspired wave of ‘anti-establishment populism’ would wash into the…

Dutch reject populism … All the talk before the election was whether the Trump- and Brexit-inspired wave of ‘anti-establishment populism’ would wash into the…

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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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Wilders loses Dutch election but his influence lives on

The challenge from Geert Wilders and his nationalist Freedom Party appears to have been seen off by the centre-right, but it may still take some time for the full impact of the Dutch election to be…

The challenge from Geert Wilders and his nationalist Freedom Party appears to have been seen off by the centre-right, but it may still take some time for the full impact of the Dutch election to be…

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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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Meet the Dutch 'Justin Trudeau'

Green Party leader Jesse Klaver is being described as the Dutch answer to Canada’s Justin Trudeau.

Green Party leader Jesse Klaver is being described as the Dutch answer to Canada’s Justin Trudeau.

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"A lot of Dutch people think they are incapable of racism"

Sylvana Simons is a journalist and broadcaster, who is one of the founders of the Artikel 1 Party. She left her career for politics; saying she

Sylvana Simons is a journalist and broadcaster, who is one of the founders of the Artikel 1 Party. She left her career for politics; saying she

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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.

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Turks squeeze oranges in anti-Dutch protest

Turkey and the Netherlands are currently experiencing a tense diplomatic period, after Turkey’s foreign minister Cavusoglu was stopped from entering the Netherlands to attend a political…

Turkey and the Netherlands are currently experiencing a tense diplomatic period, after Turkey’s foreign minister Cavusoglu was stopped from entering the Netherlands to attend a political…