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UK election result: DUP saving the May day?

Theresa May wanted to exploit her enormous lead in the polls to strengthen her Brexit mandate, but this gamble has now backfired. The Conservatives lost their majority in the House of Commons, an arrangement with DUP is now a plausible scenario.

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United Kingdom: May's Way or the Highway

At the moment PM May called for snap elections, the Tories’ had a large lead in the polls. However, the gap with Labour has narrowed over the last few weeks. If the Tories lose their majority, this could have implications for the Brexit outcome.

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

House prices on course to hit new peak

On the Dutch housing market, more transactions than ever in the first quarter: 55,911 homes changed owners. Prices rose by 6.8% in the first quarter compared to the first quarter last year. We expect a price increase of at least 6.5% for 2017.