Voters in the Netherlands elect Geert Wilders; UK immigration numbers reach new high; Plus, senior Carlsberg executives are detained in Russia

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Net migration to the UK hit record 745,000 in 2022

Far-right Dutch victory puts European liberal democracy on defensive

Ex-Carlsberg executives detained in Russia over fraud claims

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