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Ukraine: Disappointment at Dutch rejection of EU partnership deal

There was consternation in Kyiv on Thursday that closer ties with Europe have been dealt a blow by Dutch voters in a referendum which resoundingly

There was consternation in Kyiv on Thursday that closer ties with Europe have been dealt a blow by Dutch voters in a referendum which resoundingly

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Polls open in the Netherlands in EU-Ukraine trade agreement vote

Polls have opened in the Netherlands in a vote for or against the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine. Designed to strengthen

Polls have opened in the Netherlands in a vote for or against the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine. Designed to strengthen

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The Dutch vote that could spell more trouble for the EU

On paper, the referendum is about saying 'yes' or 'no' to a European treaty deepening ties with Ukraine. But as anti-EU sentiment grows in the Netherlands, the 'no' is in the lead.

On paper, the referendum is about saying 'yes' or 'no' to a European treaty deepening ties with Ukraine. But as anti-EU sentiment grows in the Netherlands, the 'no' is in the lead.

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Geert Wilders scoops politician award for third time

The Eurosceptic and anti-immigration MP Geert Wilders has been named politician of the year in a TV poll. He scooped 25 percent of the 37,000 votes

The Eurosceptic and anti-immigration MP Geert Wilders has been named politician of the year in a TV poll. He scooped 25 percent of the 37,000 votes

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Dutch court orders Netherlands to cut carbon emissions faster

A Dutch court has ordered its own government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a faster rate than it’s planning to do. A judge in The Hague said

A Dutch court has ordered its own government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a faster rate than it’s planning to do. A judge in The Hague said

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Two Dutch ministers quit over drug compensation scandal

Two Dutch ministers have resigned over a compensation payment to a drug trafficker. Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten and his Secretary of State Fred

Two Dutch ministers have resigned over a compensation payment to a drug trafficker. Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten and his Secretary of State Fred