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Latest update : 2017-10-16

Austria: Far right knocks on the doors of power (part 2)

For this episode of Europe Now, our Europe editor Catherine Nicholson digs deeper into the hot topics of the moment in the EU's two German-speaking member states.

In this second part of the show, our backdrop is the grandeur of Vienna: Once an imperial capital, it is now the political power centre of a nation balanced between Eastern and Western Europe in more ways than one. Austria and its population of just 8.5 million people find themselves looking for their place in the Europe of 2017 and beyond. We discuss how the influx of 130,000 asylum seekers in 2015 and 2016 was handled; plus our reporters meet people involved in integration efforts - and get invited to a mountain castle to sit down with the lead candidate for Austria's anti-immigration "Freedom Party" (FPÖ).

Click here to watch the first part of the show, on Germany.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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Evelyn REGNER

MEP, Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ)

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