The Europe Report: Far-right parties under scrutiny in Austria, UK
Monday, 20 May 2019 A political earthquake has shaken Austria, just one week before the EU elections. We update you on the resignation of Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, the now ex-leader of the far-right Freedom Party. Strache quit after a secretly-filmed videotape emerged showing him proposing various illicit deals in return for shady investments by a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece.
Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has resigned after video emerged showing him discussing fixing state contracts in return for financial and political favors. Strache is a member of Austria's far-right Freedom Party, which has been part of Austria’s ruling coalition since 2017....
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has suffered a no-confidence vote in parliament and will be forced to resign. How it came to this involves a web of alliances and an alleged corruption sting against..