Dutch PM Rutte on course for big victory over far-right Wilders

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Thomas Escritt and Toby Sterling

The Netherlands’ centre-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte was on course for a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-EU Geert Wilders in an election on Wednesday, offering huge relief to other EU governments facing a wave of nationalism.

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Anti-Islam Wilders frontrunner as Dutch election campaign begins

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Toby Sterling

Campaigning for the Dutch election began on Wednesday with anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders frontrunner in a vote that will test the anti-establishment sentiment that swept Britain out of the European Union and Donald Trump into the U.S. presidency.

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