Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose People's Party for Freedom and Democracy lost its majority in the elections. Photo: EPA

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

  • The Forum for Democracy came from nowhere to become the joint biggest party in the country’s senate
  • Provincial elections took place just days after a suspected terrorist attack in the city of Utrecht that left three people dead
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose People's Party for Freedom and Democracy lost its majority in the elections. Photo: EPA
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