Dutch general election 2017

  1. Two pictures that say it all about the Barrow result...

    Martin Lewes

    Reporter

    Labour's John Woodcock, who hung on to his seat in Barrow and Furness by 209 votes after a recount, admitted he had not expected to win.

    You can see his relief in these two pictures.

    Woodcock cuddles Isobel Hardman

    There's a tearful hug with Isabel Hardman, and a smile as wide as the Walney Channel as he talks to David Dimbleby

    Woodcock smiling

    Isabel, who's deputy editor of the Conservative political magazine The Spectator, later tweeted her congratulations.

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    Video caption: Diane Abbott on her past and present views of the IRA

    Diane Abbott says she has changed her views on the IRA, after she previously claiming "a defeat for the British state would be a great liberation".

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    Video caption: Dutch election: Where did Rutte, Wilders and Klaver party?

    One of the politicians picked a trendy music venue.

  4. Dutch party leaders cast their votes

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    Video caption: Dutch election: party leaders cast their votes

    Mark Rutte and Geert Wilders speak after voting in a crucial general election.

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    Video caption: 'They say Islam isn't normal'

    Meet the Dutch-Moroccans at the centre of an election campaign.

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    Video caption: Dutch election explained in tulips

    Politics is a complicated affair in the Netherlands' multi-party system as Anna Holligan explains.

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    Video caption: Why is Geert Wilders so popular?

    With just over two weeks to go before the Dutch election, anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is still leading the polls.