The Dutch Labour Party rebounded as the biggest party of the centre-left in The Netherlands, gaining a 19% share of the vote and six of 26 seats in the European Parliament.
Only two years ago, the party had its worst result in history after it lost three-quarters of its parliamentary seats. The party’s prospects were boosted, however, by Frans Timmermans, the vice president of the European Commission and one of the lead candidates to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker in the EU's top job.
The Greens ...


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