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Dutch Prime Minister's party lead in exit polls

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's centre-right People's Party for Freedom and Democracy looks set to win the most seats in Wednesday's elections, according to the exit polls. Geert Wilder’s anti-Islam Freedom Party is projected to come second.

Also in the programme: The New Zealand river that's been given the same rights as a human, and will Orson Welles famed 'lost film' finally make it to the screen?

(Image: Mark Rutte, Dutch prime minister and leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, casts his vote into a ballot box for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, on 15th March 2017. Credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

Election Day in the Netherlands

The Dutch poll is being dominated by Prime Minister Mark Rutte's centre-right party and the party of Geert Wilders who is running on an anti-immigration platform. Other parties have said they won't enter into partnership with Mr Wilders to try to form a government.

Also in the programme: President Trump's tax return and the Pakistani female squash player who pretended to be a boy to help her career.

(Photo: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte after casting his ballot at a polling station in The Hague; Credit: AFP/Getty)

What is Geert Wilders' Appeal in the Netherlands?

Dutch voters discuss integration, one of the biggest topics ahead of Wednesday's parliamentary elections.

Also in the programme: The head of the US Marines, General Robert Neller, has called the recent nude photos scandal one of the 'darkest moments' in the corp's history; European Court of Justice rules that a workplace 'headscarf ban' is legal.

(Photo: Lodewijk Asscher of Labour Party (PvdA) (L) and Geert Wilders of the Freedom Party (PVV) (C) speak during a televised debate between the eight top party leaders in The Hague on March 14, 2017, a day before the parliamentary elections. Credit: ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

The Politics of Immigration in the Dutch Elections

Far-right politician Geert Wilders is the main challenger to Holland's Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, in tomorrow's elections. Immigration and integration have taken centre stage in the campaigns, which has been exacerbated by the on going diplomatic row with Turkey.

Also in the programme, US spokesman for the campaign against Islamic State group explains the state of play in Mosul and a multi-million dollar violin returns to the stage more than three decades after it was stolen.

(Photo: Netherlands' far-right politician Geert Wilders (R) of the PVV party and Netherlands' prime minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party debate on March 13, 2017 in Rotterdam. Credit: Yves Herman/AFP/Getty Images)

Scottish Independence Back on the Table

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence, claiming the people of Scotland must be offered a choice between a "hard Brexit" and becoming an independent country.

Also in the programme, the notorious terrorist Carlos the Jackal is back in court and the Dutch election campaign has heated up after a televised TV debate between the incumbent prime minister and his far-right rival, Geert Wilders.

(Photo: A Scottish Saltire flies between a Union flag and a European Union flag in front of the Scottish Parliament. Credit: Lesley Martin/AFP/Getty Images)

Scottish Leader Seeks Second Independence Referendum

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum in order to protect Scottish interests in the wake of the UK voting to leave the EU. Also in the programme, Turkey's diplomatic rows in Europe intensify after President Erdogan accused the Dutch government of behaving like Nazis and in Syria new statistics suggest 2016 was the deadliest year of the conflict for children.

(Pro-Scottish Independence supporters march with Scottish Saltire umbrellas, July 30, 2016. Credit: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images)