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EU leaders breathe sigh of relief in phone calls and tweets after Dutch centre-right comes ahead of anti-EU party in "quarterfinal" elections.
Voters in Amsterdam were willing to wait between half an hour and an hour to cast their vote in a polling station on the 20th floor.
Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon will start the process for an independence vote next week, while British prime minister Theresa May insists that Scotland will have to follow the UK out of the EU and the single market.
In their first TV debate, the main candidates for the April election only briefly discussed the country's EU policies, with far-right Le Pen and centrist Macron taking aim at each other.
Schulz elected SPD leader to face Merkel in September elections. German centre-left party also voiced support for French centrist presidential candidate Macron.
French president Francois Hollande has called for "all necessary means" to be used to fend off cyber attacks ahead of the presidential election in April and May. But political parties are still vulnerable.
Geert Wilders' anti-EU The Party for Freedom failed to secure the big gains he had promised after winning only five extra seats.
Volunteers have gone online for the past two weeks, in an attempt to persuade potential voters for the anti-EU and anti-Islam leader to vote someone else.
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Catalonia's ex-leader banned from holding office over a 2014 vote on secession, but current leader has pledged a binding referendum in autumn.
UK MPs refuse to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK and do not expect a "meaningful vote" at the end of the Brexit talks, as May gets ready to trigger Article 50.
Wilders said a Dutch exit from the EU would be “the best thing that could happen to us”. Rutte said it would create “chaos”.
The Scottish first minister said the choice should be made between the fall of 2018 and spring 2019 as to whether Scots want to stay within the UK after a hard Brexit, or break away.
Angela Merkel said her Dutch neighbours had her “full support and solidarity”.
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Over the weekend, in the context of Dutch elections and a Turkish referendum, the Netherlands denied entry to one Turkish minister and escorted another out of the country.
Hungarian PM's Facebook and Twitter saw complaints, some of them profane, after he backed Tusk for EU president despite Polish opposition.
Polish public TV described the Tusk row as a triumph that laid bare German EU bullying, in a sign of the times in Poland.
Pernille Vermund, the leader of Danish far-right party the New Conservatives, polled almost 5 percent in February - impressive for a newcomer.
With Dutch electorate ageing, one party even named itself after a specific generation: 50PLUS.
Column / Brexit Briefing
British government must act now to protect rights of EU citizens in UK no matter what amendments pushed through by Lords.
The British upper house adopted an amendement that requires parliament to vote on the future Brexit deal or no deal.
Populists “shout big things” which they themselves know are “not feasible”, said Ahmed Aboutaleb.
Dutch elections are not enough about the EU, says former MEP Kathalijne Buitenweg. The Netherlands is no longer completely sovereign, but "that's okay".
Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Fein will have to find a way to work together, despite souring relations over, among other things, Brexit.
The 50PLUS party, which could win 5-7 seats, says some eurozone members should exit if that will help the currency grow stronger, but lacks a concrete plan or criteria.
Embroiled in scandals, the centre-right Francois Fillon has been called on by his own party to renounce. His difficulties make independent Macron the last man standing against far-right Le Pen.
One group wants to give voters an option to vote for an empty seat, which would serve as a constant reminder to the political parties that not everyone feels represented.
The French centre-right candidate said he would answer judges in a fake jobs case, but denounced it as a "political assassination".
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