Anti-immigration populist surge in wake of deadly Utrecht shooting stuns Dutch politics

//Anti-immigration populist surge in wake of deadly Utrecht shooting stuns Dutch politics

Anti-immigration populist surge in wake of deadly Utrecht shooting stuns Dutch politics

Dutch anti-immigration populists stunned Prime Minister Mark Rutte to become the joint biggest party in the senate on Thursday following elections that took place just days after a suspected terror attack.Thierry Baudet’s Forum for Democracy party, which also backs a “Nexit” from the European Union, came from nowhere to win most votes in the provincial elections, with 93 per cent of ballots counted, the broadcaster NOS said.The result will ring alarm bells across Europe where populists are…

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