Press Review Tuesday 24 May 2011
Dutch government taken hostage by Protestant orthodox party. Senate elections a ‘dark red’ day for one party. Tragedy abounds in on-going and pending trials. Dutch mountaineer’s final, fatal climb.
Senate hinges on one ‘black stocking’ The Dutch government depends on the support of the far-right anti-Islam Freedom Party PVV in parliament’s Lower House and, since yesterday’s election for members of the upper house, on the small, orthodox SGP Protestant party, the SGP, in the Senate.
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