Austrian far-right hopeful Hofer may back EU vote



Austria's far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer has said he would push for a referendum on EU membership, if the EU became more centralised after Brexit.
He told the BBC that while the 28-country bloc was important for Austria, he wanted a "better European Union".
Austria's presidential vote re-run is on 4 December and the polls indicate the result is too close to call.
If Mr Hofer wins, he will become the EU's first far-right head of state.
His independent rival, Alexander Van der Bellen, won the election in May but the vote was overturned.
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24 November 2016 in World News, Views: 63
Source: BBC
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