The Freedom Party of Austria is a right-wing populist, national-conservative political party in Austria. The party, led by Norbert Hofer since September 2019, is a member of the Identity and Democracy group in the European Parliament, as well as of the Identity and Democracy Party.
Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) expelled its scandal-hit leader Heinz-Christian Strache on Friday and he said he was considering a political comeback next year, fuelling speculation of a split. Reuters - Published
Three Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO) city councillors in Vienna left the party on Thursday, a fracture possibly leading to a nationwide split after it crashed out of the coalition government.. Reuters - Published
A new government coalition between his conservatives and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could be an option after snap elections in September, former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz said in.. Reuters - Published
Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said on Monday that an email hoax had attempted to implicate him in a video sting scandal that felled the leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) and.. Reuters - Published
Austrian far-right veteran Heinz-Christian Strache, who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting, said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat, forgoing a.. Reuters - Published