Tag: norbert hofer

Hofer Says He May Back EU Referendum in Austria

Austrian populist Norbert Hofer has said he would back a referendum on his country’s European Union membership if the political bloc becomes more centralised, or if Turkey joins. In an interview with the BBC, the Freedom Party candidate for President


Trump Looms Large in Austrian Presidential Debate

Austrian presidential candidates Norbert Hofer and Alexander Van der Bellen squared off for a heated TV debate, both flinging accusations of extremist sympathies. Anti-mass migration Freedom Party (FPÖ) presidential candidate Norbert Hofer sparred with the left wing former Green party


Legal Expert: Austrian Election May Be Re-Run

A legal scholar of the Austrian constitution has claimed that while some may laugh at the idea of a do-over of the Austrian presidential election, the arguments are more compelling than most realise. Austrian constitutional legal scholar and University of Vienna


Catholic Europe Stopped Islam at Vienna Once Before

Austrians have decided to not elect a leader who is committed to stopping the Muslim migrant invasion. Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party (FPÖ) went down to defeat today by a mere 31,000 votes out of 4.47 million votes cast. Hofer