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    1. May 24, 2016

      Who is Austria’s Alexander Van der Bellen?

      Who is Alexander Van der Bellen? The newly elected Austrian president — a 72-year-old, chain-smoking former economics...

    2. May 23, 2016

      Rightwinger Norbert Hofer concedes defeat in Austrian election

      Austria has voted narrowly against electing a rightwing nationalist as president after a closely fought campaign that...

    3. May 23, 2016

      Austria’s race to the right is a lesson to mainstream parties

      Austria is the taboo-breaker in European politics. By coming within a whisker of making Norbert Hofer the first...

    4. May 23, 2016

      The Austria presidential result was too close for comfort

      The Austrian satirist Karl Kraus, writing on the eve of the first world war, called his country “an experimental...

    5. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Austria's far-right candidate concedes presidential election

      After a close-run election in Austria, right-wing nationalist candidate Norbert Hofer has conceded defeat. He lost...

    6. Brussels Blog

      May 23, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Austria's right turn?

      Welcome to Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    7. May 23, 2016

      Austrian presidential run-off too close to call

      A neck-and-neck race to become Austria’s president will be decided later on Monday after a heated campaign during which...

    8. May 20, 2016

      Israel finds strange bedfellow in Austria’s far-right

      Austria’s presidential election on Sunday is likely to alarm Europe’s political establishment if — as is widely...

    9. May 19, 2016

      Austria’s presidential hopeful points to Europe’s nationalist surge

      He walks with a stick following a paragliding accident. He is quieter than his shrill party colleagues. But Norbert...

    10. May 18, 2016

      Hypo Alpe Adria bondholders agree repayment deal

      Austria has secured a breakthrough deal with creditors of the “bad bank” created out of Hypo Alpe Adria — potentially...

    11. May 17, 2016

      New Austrian leader warns mainstream parties may ‘disappear’

      The head of Austria’s railway system took over as the country’s chancellor on Tuesday, promising to shake up a...

    12. May 15, 2016

      Should we get rid of the €500 note?

      Yes, writes Kenneth Rogoff The dirty little secret of advanced-country central banks is that the vast bulk of all...

    13. May 13, 2016

      Illiberalism takes root in Europe’s fertile centre

      An illiberal political order is taking shape in central Europe. It is contemptuous of political pluralism, the rule of...

    14. May 12, 2016

      EU extends border controls within Schengen for six months

      EU member states have signed off on six more months of border controls within the Schengen area despite protests from...

    15. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      EU approves Schengen controls for another 6 months

      EU member states signed off on six more months of border controls within the Schengen area despite protests from Greece...

    16. Tech blog

      May 11, 2016

      #techFT - EC says four into Three won't go

      The European Commission has dashed hopes of a major telecoms merger, Elon Musk’s Hyperloop idea moves a step closer to...

    17. May 10, 2016

      Political risk climbs up the agenda for markets

      Investors used to yawn at elections and other political risks. These days they can’t stop talking — and worrying —...

    18. May 10, 2016

      A far-right mood darkens Austrian politics

      Following Austrian politics over the past nine months has been like watching, in slow motion, the build-up to a train...

    19. Brussels Blog

      May 10, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Austria's casualty

      Europe is one chancellor down. Austria’s Werner Faymann quit on Monday, becomingthe most senior political casualty of...

    20. May 9, 2016

      Austrian chancellor Werner Faymann resigns after far-right surge

      Austria’s chancellor Werner Faymann has become the biggest political casualty yet of a refugee crisis in Europe that...

    21. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Austrian chancellor Faymann quits

      Austria’s chancellor Werner Faymann has resigned from all his positions after coming under pressure from his party, the...

    22. May 5, 2016

      Renzi and Merkel hit out at Austria’s fence to keep out refugees

      Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, issued a stinging rebuke of Austria’s far-right Freedom party as he joined...

    23. May 5, 2016

      Europe shudders at Trump but may succumb first to populists

      In more than a few European democracies, people have been absorbing the news that Donald Trump is the US Republican...

    24. May 1, 2016

      Europe’s grand coalitions have allowed extremes to prosper

      On paper it might look good: traditional opponents come together in the national interest to form a government with a...

    25. April 26, 2016

      The change in political tide buoys Austria’s far right

      Wedged between a bank and a luggage store in central Vienna is the Kapuzinergruft, the family crypt of the Habsburgs...

    26. April 25, 2016

      Refugee crisis fuels rise of the far right in Austria

      The success of the far-right Freedom party in the Austrian presidential election on Sunday is not necessarily a sign of...

    27. April 24, 2016

      Far-right Freedom party wins first round of Austria’s presidential poll

      Austria’s far-right Freedom party won an unexpectedly powerful victory in the first round of the country’s presidential...

    28. April 22, 2016

      In a postwar first, Austria’s mainstream parties face shutout

      The first round of elections for a new Austrian president this weekend threatens to send tremors through Europe’s...

    29. April 21, 2016

      Sales rise at Sky despite higher customer churn

      Sky reported that an increasing proportion of its customers had cancelled their subscriptions in the last quarter after...

    30. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      Sky keeps grinding out strong sales growth

      Sky reported continued strong growth in its third quarter, with group revenues rising 5 per cent to £8.72bn over the...

    31. The World

      April 20, 2016

      Austria's Freedom party ready to break establishment's grip on power

      Slowly but surely, the political tides are turning in favour of Austria’s rightwing populist Freedom party. Thanks to...

    32. FT Data

      April 19, 2016

      Datawatch: US and Italian brands are the hardest hit by counterfeit goods trade

      Counterfeit and pirated goods represented a value of more than $460bn in 2013, similar to the GDP of Austria. Almost...

    33. April 13, 2016

      Migrant crisis: Alpine fence raises tensions between Rome and Vienna

      Senior Italian officials are attacking Austria for building a fence at the Brenner Pass to control migrant flows,...

    34. April 8, 2016

      Vestager says precedent will not affect telecoms merger call

      The EU competition commissioner weighing Three’s proposed takeover of O2 has said she will not be bound by the...

    35. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Eurozone manufacturing improves, but gloom persists

      There’s a dash of good news for Europe’s manufacturing sector, as a closely-watched survey tracking sentiment improved...

    36. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      UK Budget revisions 'credit negative', says Moody's

      A reduction in GDP growth forecasts and an increase in debt forecasts in the UK’s Budget, presented last week, are...

    37. beyondbrics

      March 18, 2016

      Turkey hosts more Syrian refugees than any other country and still its fundamentals have improved

      One should always be cautious with TV documentaries but, knowing the terrain and winter climate of many of the...

    38. Fast FT

      March 18, 2016

      Ireland the only euro area borrower on the up

      Teacher’s pet. Ratings agency Moody’s has delivered its annual update on the credit worthiness of euro area...

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