Amid tension with Turkey, the race is tightening less than a day before general elections in the Netherlands. Liberal incumbent Mark Rutte faced off against far-right populist Geert Wilders in the only debate between the leading parties.
Thierry Baudet has emerged as the leading anti-immigration and euroskeptic voice in the Netherlands. His party's first place finish in local elections has shaken Dutch politics.
Four-party negotiations to form a government in the Netherlands have fallen apart a second time. The main point of contention is immigration policy - which had likewise been the hottest potato in the election campaign.
First Brexit, then Donald Trump and now Marine Le Pen? A weak political left could mean a boost for right-wing populists in France's runoff presidential election on Sunday.
Two populist groups have emerged as the main forces in Italian politics following the March elections. The Five Star Movement has developed out of a protest group and the League has stepped up to head the center-right.
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