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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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Can comeback kid Sarkozy really win in 2017?

It came as no great surprise to the French when their hyperactive former leader Nicolas Sarkozy announced he was going to run for the presidency again.

It came as no great surprise to the French when their hyperactive former leader Nicolas Sarkozy announced he was going to run for the presidency again.

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Fox eliminated, Crabb quits, May leads in Tory party leadership race

The first round of voting for the successor to David Cameron as leader of Britain’s governing Conservatives, and thus the new prime minster, has seen former Defence Minster Liam Fox eliminated, and Pe

The first round of voting for the successor to David Cameron as leader of Britain’s governing Conservatives, and thus the new prime minster, has seen former Defence Minster Liam Fox eliminated, and Pe

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Merkel faces call to resign amid migrant crisis criticism

A German right-wing party is calling on Chancellor Angela Merkel to go, amid criticism of her handling of the migrant crisis. Eurosceptic

A German right-wing party is calling on Chancellor Angela Merkel to go, amid criticism of her handling of the migrant crisis. Eurosceptic

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Nigel Farage's support increases despite racism criticism

He calls himself a “moderate eurosceptic” in Britain and his strategy appears to have paid off. During the European election campaign UK Independence

He calls himself a “moderate eurosceptic” in Britain and his strategy appears to have paid off. During the European election campaign UK Independence

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Hungary's 'Magyar Hajnal' assert far right identity against others'

A longlasting racial conflict appears to be rekindling in Hungary. Hardcore believers in the political far right are assuming a new name. They are

A longlasting racial conflict appears to be rekindling in Hungary. Hardcore believers in the political far right are assuming a new name. They are

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Italian ministers speak out against racism

Several of Italy’s top politicians have spoken out in support of Italy’s Integration Minister, Cécile Kyenge, who has been the victim of a series of

Several of Italy’s top politicians have spoken out in support of Italy’s Integration Minister, Cécile Kyenge, who has been the victim of a series of

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French UMP rivals agree a deal

After a month of in-fighting, the two rivals battling to lead France’s centre-right UMP party have agreed to hold a re-run of the election. The

After a month of in-fighting, the two rivals battling to lead France’s centre-right UMP party have agreed to hold a re-run of the election. The

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No end in sight to French centre-right fight

In Paris, attempts by former French Prime Minister Alain Juppé to mediate between the two contenders for the leadership of the centre-right

In Paris, attempts by former French Prime Minister Alain Juppé to mediate between the two contenders for the leadership of the centre-right

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French centre-right opposition in disarray

France’s centre-right opposition is once more in disarray. Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon is contesting the result of the UMP party’s

France’s centre-right opposition is once more in disarray. Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon is contesting the result of the UMP party’s

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French centre-right split as Fillon contests Copé win

The bitter battle to lead the French centre-right opposition is descending into open political warfare between Jean-François Copé, who narrowly won

The bitter battle to lead the French centre-right opposition is descending into open political warfare between Jean-François Copé, who narrowly won

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Sarkozy "disciple" wins French opposition poll

A supporter of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been officially elected as the next leader of France’s centre-right opposition party, but

A supporter of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been officially elected as the next leader of France’s centre-right opposition party, but

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Far-right party wants exclusive nationality

A far-right movement is likely to enter Ukraine’s parliament in the upcoming elections, polls indicate – for the first time. Yet the “Svoboda”

A far-right movement is likely to enter Ukraine’s parliament in the upcoming elections, polls indicate – for the first time. Yet the “Svoboda”

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'No non-Greeks!' - Athens' exclusive food bank

Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has begun handing out food right next to the parliament building in Athens, but only to Greek citizens. The

Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has begun handing out food right next to the parliament building in Athens, but only to Greek citizens. The

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France legislative election: record absent voters

Some political analysts are concerned by a record low turnout for a legislative election in France at just 57 percent. Sunday’s first round

Some political analysts are concerned by a record low turnout for a legislative election in France at just 57 percent. Sunday’s first round

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France right-wing parties play election catch-up

France’s Socialist parties took the lead in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday. The bloc of left-wing parties is set to win a

France’s Socialist parties took the lead in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday. The bloc of left-wing parties is set to win a

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Belgium right-wingers back a 'burqa bounty'

In the wake of riots triggered by the arrest of a Muslim woman who refused to remove her niqab, right-wingers in Belgium have intervened. Filip

In the wake of riots triggered by the arrest of a Muslim woman who refused to remove her niqab, right-wingers in Belgium have intervened. Filip

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Far-right to make entry in Greek parliament

In Greece the political effects of the debt crisis have produced a shift in the entire political landscape. Dominated by two parties for decades, the

In Greece the political effects of the debt crisis have produced a shift in the entire political landscape. Dominated by two parties for decades, the

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French elections: Far-right laments lack of choice

Supporters of National Front leader Marine Le Pen used the party’s May Day rally through Paris to bemoan what they peceive as a lack of choice in

Supporters of National Front leader Marine Le Pen used the party’s May Day rally through Paris to bemoan what they peceive as a lack of choice in

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Why France's far right is thrilled

Marine Le Pen has accomplished her mission not only to lead France’s Front National or National Front but to wave what detractors call its extremist

Marine Le Pen has accomplished her mission not only to lead France’s Front National or National Front but to wave what detractors call its extremist

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Sarkozy - a Frenchman in a hurry

After General De Gaulle, Georges Pompidou, Francois Mitterrand, who will be moving into the Elysée Palace after the next French presidential

After General De Gaulle, Georges Pompidou, Francois Mitterrand, who will be moving into the Elysée Palace after the next French presidential

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Sarkozy's re-election bid hit by sleaze claims

One of French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s close aides is being formally investigated for financial wrongdoing. Eric Woerth, a one-time budget

One of French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s close aides is being formally investigated for financial wrongdoing. Eric Woerth, a one-time budget

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First female mayor of Madrid sworn in

Right-wing Spanish politician Ana Botella has become Madrid’s first woman mayor. The wife of former prime minister Jose Maria Aznar has vowed to

Right-wing Spanish politician Ana Botella has become Madrid’s first woman mayor. The wife of former prime minister Jose Maria Aznar has vowed to