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July 1, 2016 10:44 am

Austria Court Orders Re-Run of Presidential Election After Far-Right Candidate Challenges Loss

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Alexander van der Bellen, pictured, defeated Norbert Hofer in Austria's presidential election in May. Photo: Twitter.

Alexander van der Bellen, pictured, defeated Norbert Hofer in Austria’s presidential election in May. Photo: Twitter.

Europe was plunged into fresh crisis on Friday as Austria’s courts ordered a re-run of the country’s presidential election.

The constitutional court ruled the election, in which a far-Right candidate was narrowly defeated, would have to be held again because of irregularities in counting postal votes.

Read full story at The Telegraph.

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