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Hofer: EU referendum for Austria if there are no reforms
Photo: Norbert Hofer/Facebook

Presidential candidate Norbert Hofer calls for an Austrian European Union referendum if there are no significant reforms in the next year, after Britain votes to leave the union.

US urges EU and UK to 'divorce amicably'
Kerry said the ideal of unity must remain paramount as Britain negotiates "Brexit". Photo: AFP

US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed regret Sunday that Britain has chosen to leave the European Union and vowed Washington will maintain close ties with the bloc

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Europe's leaders bicker as Brexit reality bites
"Remainers" ponder an uncertain future. Photo: AFP

Some argue for immediate "divorce" discussions while others suggest UK should have time to reconsider.

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‘No need to be nasty over Brexit talks’: Merkel
An amicable divorce? Photo: AFP

There's no rush either, Merkel said.

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Why we are part of the Brexit problem - and what to do
Photo: AFP

It’s been a long night, and for those of us Brits who have made our lives elsewhere in Europe, it will be a long road ahead writes The Local's managing editor James Savage.

Brexit result is 'a bad day' for Europe and Austria
Facebook/Christian Kern

Austrian politicians react to the news of Britain’s exit from the European Union with shock, describing the result as “a political earthquake”.

Brits in Austria 'numb' after UK opts for Brexit
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Following the decision by British voters to leave the European Union yesterday, British citizens in Austria have been left stunned and fearful of their future.

Austrian far-right calls on UK to 'stay to fight for better EU'
Norbert Hofer/Facebook

Presidential candidate Norbert Hofer, from the far-right and EU-sceptic Freedom Party, tells journalist Flemming Emil Hansen why he wants the UK to stay in the European Union.

40% of Austrians in favour of Austrian EU referendum
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Nearly 40% of Austrians say they want their own referendum on Austria’s EU membership, a survey has shown.

Austria: EU members should act in their national interests
Austria's Foreign Minister meets his Romanian counterpart. Photo: Twitter/Sebastian Kurz

Austria's Foreign Minister has accused Europe of losing control over the refugee crisis, and says the only option is for countries to act in their national interests.

Remain vote strongest among British expats in Austria
Jeff Djevdet/Creative Commons

A survey finds that more than 85% of British expats living in Austria plan to vote remain in the upcoming EU referendum.

Austria: 'EU should gradually lift Russian sanctions'
Photo: Dragan Tatic/bmeia.gv.at

Austria’s foreign minister has called for the EU to come to an agreement with Russia over the possible lifting of sanctions placed on the country following the war with Ukraine.

Russian athletes Olympics ban remains after Vienna talks
IAAF/Philippe Fitte

The international athletics body IAAF have decided to uphold the ban on Russian athletes competing in the upcoming Olympic games.

Asylum applications drop by 55% in Austria
Photo: The Local/Angela Giuffrida

The number of asylum applications registered in Austria dropped by 55% in the first three months of this year compared to the previous quarter, according to latest EU figures.

Austria struggles to compete with European neighbours
Parlamentsdirektion / Peter Korrak

When it comes to competing on a global scale, Austria is still lagging behind some of its neighbours in Europe.

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