04:43 GMT01 August 2021
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    Famous as the spectacular setting for the Sound of Music, the hills of Austria will come alive again - this time to the noise of voting as millions of voters go to the polls on Sunday, October 15, to elect a new national government.

    Opinion polls suggest the alpine republic will see the re-emergence of the far-right Freedom Party who are expected to enter into a coalition government with one of the traditional center parties — although which one, remains up for discussion…

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    Austria, Europe, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sebastian Kurz, Heinz-Christian Strache, Christian Kern, Freedom Party of Austria, Social Democrats, Austrian People's Party (OVP), immigration, elections, politics, vote, polls, migrant crisis
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