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Latest update : 2017-03-20

What do the Dutch election results mean for the Netherlands and the EU?

In the Netherlands, the general elections saw the centre-right party of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the VVD, retain the position of largest party in parliament. In second place came the far-right Party for Freedom of Geert Wilders, who campaigned on an anti-immigration, anti-Islam and anti-EU platform. While much of the EU was relieved to see Wilders come second, what do the results mean for the future of the Dutch political landscape? We meet MPs and MEPs in The Hague to see what they think.

A programme presented by Eve Irvine

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Anais Guérard

 

By Eve IRVINE

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Ton ELIAS

Former MP, VVD (Centre right)

Sophie in 't VELD

MEP, D66 (Liberals)

Bas EICKHOUT

MEP, Groenlinks (Green Left)

Thierry BAUDET

Newly elected MP, FVD (Right wing)

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2017-05-19 Emmanuel Macron

Green MEP Eva Joly: 'Nuclear energy is a technology from the past'

Our guest is Eva Joly, a French MEP from the Group of the Greens. She reacts to the latest revelations in the Panama Papers scandal, which has led to snap elections in Malta. She...

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2017-05-19 health

EU health check: Should the EU increase cross-border care?

Since the end of 2013, EU citizens have had the right to cross-border healthcare. They can choose to get treatment either in their home country or travel to any other EU state,...

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2017-05-13 Emmanuel Macron

Key Macron ally 'confident' French president can win parliamentary majority

French MEP Sylvie Goulard is a key supporter of French President Emmanuel Macron and is tipped for a cabinet position. She remains "confident and optimistic" that Macron's...

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2017-05-13 eurozone

Will France's new president overhaul the EU?

The result of the French presidential election was greeted with great joy in the EU institutions in Brussels and across most EU member states. Emmanuel Macron's election is seen...

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2017-04-29 Marine Le Pen

Former Italian PM Letta: 'The EU's destiny is in the hands of French voters'

Enrico Letta is a former Italian prime minister and now president of the Jacques Delors Institute and dean of the Paris School of International Affairs. He discusses the possible...

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