Updated 9.15pm: The far right racist populist FPÖ party is likely to enter Austria’s government after preliminary results showed it coming second behind the conservative ÖVP in today’s parliamentary elections.
Anti racists across Europe will breath a big sigh of relief tonight.
Europe is witnessing a dangerous revival of fascist and racist populist parties and organisations. Over the next few weeks we are going to publish a series of articles analysing the scale of this threat. This is part one.
Welcome to our liveblog of the European parliament elections – news and analysis, with a particular focus on the racist far right and fascist parties. Scroll down to see the story as it unfolded.
This week, we will run a series of reports analysing the European Parliament elections, particularly the results of the far right and fascist parties – with a liveblog on Sunday night and Monday.