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Far-right hopeful Hofer within reach of Austrian presidency on Sunday

Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…

Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…

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Van der Bellen and Hofer neck and neck ahead of Austrian run off vote

Alexander van der Bellen, an independent candidate, is neck and neck with Norbert Hofer, from the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) ahead of a re-run of Austria’s run-off presidential…

Alexander van der Bellen, an independent candidate, is neck and neck with Norbert Hofer, from the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) ahead of a re-run of Austria’s run-off presidential…

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Can 'Trump effect' fuel far-right presidential win in Austria?

Taking hope from Donald Trump’s US election triumph, Austria’s far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer is eager to surf a tide of anti-establishment populism sweeping the West and win this Sund

Taking hope from Donald Trump’s US election triumph, Austria’s far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer is eager to surf a tide of anti-establishment populism sweeping the West and win this Sund

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Alpine skiing: Pinturault wins World Cup season opener in Soelden

After Lara Gut kick-started the new women’s World Cup season with victory on Saturday, Sunday saw the men take to the slopes on the Rettenbach Glacier in Soelden, Austria, for a giant slalom…

After Lara Gut kick-started the new women’s World Cup season with victory on Saturday, Sunday saw the men take to the slopes on the Rettenbach Glacier in Soelden, Austria, for a giant slalom…

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Defending champion Lara Gut wins World Cup opener in Soelden

Switzerland’s Lara Gut began the new Alpine Skiing World Cup season in style by dominating the opening Giant Slalom in Soelden, Austria.

Switzerland’s Lara Gut began the new Alpine Skiing World Cup season in style by dominating the opening Giant Slalom in Soelden, Austria.

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'Hitler's house' to be torn down

The house Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born in is to be demolished by Austrian authorities.

The house Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born in is to be demolished by Austrian authorities.

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The rise of the European right

This week on Insiders we investigate why hard-line right-wing parties are making gains in Europe.

This week on Insiders we investigate why hard-line right-wing parties are making gains in Europe.

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Austria's rise of the right

Austria has been glued to a never-ending story of a highly controversial presidential election campaign since early this year.

Austria has been glued to a never-ending story of a highly controversial presidential election campaign since early this year.

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Fortress Europe builds barriers to stem the refugee flow

As Europe faces the most significant people movement since the Second World War the landscape of the continent is changing.

As Europe faces the most significant people movement since the Second World War the landscape of the continent is changing.

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Two injured in knife attack on Austrian train

A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two people suffered knife wounds on an Austrian train.

A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two people suffered knife wounds on an Austrian train.