Dutch Labour party takes 5 seats in Dutch Europe vote
PM Rutte's party takes 4 seats
The Dutch Labour Party has taken 5 seats in Dutch Europe vote according to the first exit poll.
Meanwhile, the party of Dutch PM Rutte's conservative party finishes 2nd with 4 seats. Rutte's party is for a united EU, while the Labour is more nationalistic.
The results were a surprise.
The PM did easily outdistance the challenge from the upstart nationalistic Forum for Democracy party of populist candidate Thierry Baudet.