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This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Austria has put back the re-run of its presidential election because of a technical problem with ballot papers.
Escalating war of words between Ankara and Vienna, which suggested Turkey was heading towards "dictatorship" after last month's failed military coup.
Turkey’s EU affairs minister has criticised comments by Austria’s chancellor on ending EU membership talks with Ankara.
Austria will hold its re-run of the presidential election on October 2 after the country’s highest court ruled that poor election procedure in some areas meant the result could have been…
Austria’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the presidential run-off election must be held again.
‘Defend Europe’ was the rallying cry of anti-immigrant, far-right protesters whose march through Vienna on Saturday was contested by left-wing activists with police keeping the two sides…
Austria's far-right Freedom Party is challenging the result of last month's presidential election claiming numerous irregularities.
Norbert Hofer, the defeated populist candidate in Austria’s presidential run-off has appealed to people upset with the outcome not to attack each…
Alexander Van der Bellen has narrowly won the Austrian presidential election.
Polls are open in the second round of voting in Austria's presidential election.
Austria is on the brink of electing the European Union's first far-right head of state.
The candidates vying to become Austria’s president have been holding their last rallies ahead of Sunday’s crucial vote.
For many Austrians, he was their last hope of preventing the country from lurching to the extreme right.
Norbert Hofer is according to some descriptions the “friendly face” of the far-right Freedom Party.
Austria is preparing for the presidential election run-off on Sunday and political turmoil is bubbling under the surface.
Rail boss Christian Kern will become Austria’s next chancellor, after the Social Democratic Party (SPO) united behind him as its choice to lead the
He’s the latest – and one of the most prominent – politicians to fall under the pressure of the migrant crisis. In a surprise to many, Austrian
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann is facing the consequences of a far-right landslide in this weekend’s presidential polls – with calls from critics
Sunday is election day in Austria and for the first time a candidate from outside one of the two main parties, that have dominated post-war politics
Austria has gone ahead with its plan limiting the number of migrants and asylum seekers entering the country, in defiance of the EU and other member
In the latest angry rift in Europe’s migration crisis, new Austrian limits on the numbers of refugees allowed to cross its borders have infuriated