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Regional elections see seismic shift to Blue

Regional elections see seismic shift to Blue

This weekend's state elections in Upper Austria have seen a significant drop in support for the coalition-ruling Christian Democrats (ÖVP), with an almost doubling of seats for the Freedom Party.

Stories of the lost in escaping from Syria

Stories of the lost in escaping from Syria

His eyes crinkle as he smiles softly at the camera, a trim white moustache contrasting with his tanned, weathered skin, the top button of his striped shirt casually undone.

Train of Hope helps refugee arrivals

Train of Hope helps refugee arrivals

One of several groups that formed to help refugees arriving in Austria from Syria and other countries is the Train of Hope. The Local spoke to Katrin Bernreiter, to learn what motivated the group.