Netherlands

Global Politics

With far-right topping Dutch polls, EU elections could see Eurosceptics take the lead

All eyes will be on the Netherlands and its exit polls Thursday night, where young and charismatic Thierry Baudet, leader of new far-right party — with plenty of controversial statements to his name — is hoping to gain seats in European parliament. Some say the rise of far-right Eurosceptic parties has fevered speculation that this week’s election results could determine the future of the European project.

Dutch church ends 96-day service as Armenian family spared deportation

The Tamrazyans, a family of five whose asylum claim had previously been denied, were spared deportation after the four government coalition parties on Tuesday agreed to review several hundred asylum cases involving children who’d spent most of their lives in the Netherlands or were born there.

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Environment

Water footprinting

Just how much water goes into making the jeans you're wearing? It's called a 'water footprint' and as global water supplies dwindle, some are trying to raise awareness about the water cost of our daily consumption.

Prosecuting prostitution abroad

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Melissa Farley, director of the non-profit group "Prostitution Research and Education," about the prostitution scandal that led New York Governor Elliot Spitzer to resign -- and about prostitution laws around the world.

Global Politics

Concerns about e-voting

London-based electronic voting expert Jason Kitcat speaks with anchor Marco Werman about flaws he's seen in e-voting around the world and what Americans can learn from his findings.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a city in the Netherlands where you can buy psychoactive substances in stores called "Smart Shops." The answer is Amsterdam. The Dutch government is banning the sale of hallucinogenic mushrooms as of December first, and Smart Shop owner Veronique Vandeschueren tells host Marco Werman about the expected impact on her business.