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Mon May 23, 2016, 10:38 AM

Austria far-right 'narrowly loses poll, electing Van der Bellen president' [View all]

Source: BBC

Independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen has won Austria's presidential election, preventing Norbert Hofer from becoming the EU's first far-right head of state, the BBC has been told.

Mr Hofer led narrowly after Sunday's election but postal votes counted on Monday gave Mr Van der Bellen victory.

Mr Van der Bellen campaigned on a pro-EU platform, backed by the Green Party.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-36362505

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