22 May 2016

Austria presidential election: Far-right Freedom Party ‘comes top in vote’

Norbert Hofer has run a pro-gun, anti-immigrant, anti-Europe campaign. Mr Hofer's success reflects recent polls showing Freedom Party popularity. Driven by concerns over Europe's migrant crisis, support for his party in general has surged to 32 per cent compared with just over 20 per cent for each of the governing parties.