People stand in line waiting to vote in the Hague in the Netherlands.
The March elections in the Netherlands, and the fact that a government still hasn't been formed, illustrate both the benefits and problems with proportional representation.
Mark Rutte cycles into his next term.
There will be 17 parties in the 150-seat parliament – and the radical right holds more of them than ever.
Counting underway in a 2016 Dutch referendum on the EU’s deal with Ukraine.
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The abolition of citizen referendums in the Netherlands will do little to remedy the distrust in the political system – and could strengthen Geert Wilders' far-right party.
Rutte’s party remains the largest.
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Prime Minister Mark Rutte saw off the populists, but his smaller coalition partner has been hammered.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte saw off far-right challenger Geert Wilders.
EU leaders will breathe a sigh of relief after the centre-right saw off the populist threat.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, and PVV party leader Geert Wilders on March 14, 2017.
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The famous anti-immigrant crusader fizzled at the polls, but the Netherlands still has a legacy of intolerance to turn around.
Prime Minister of The Netherlands Mark Rutte reacts as he listens to Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott, in Canberra.
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