ECFR’s World in 30 Minutes: The Austrian presidential elections, and the British referendum

ECFR’s director Mark Leonard first speaks with Burkhard Bischof, editor of the Austrian newspaper Die Presse, and Caroline de Gruyter, correspondent from the Dutch newspaper…

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ECFR’s director Mark Leonard first speaks with Burkhard Bischof, editor of the Austrian newspaper Die Presse, and Caroline de Gruyter, correspondent from the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblatt, about the Austrian presidential elections, in which the far-right party FPÖ is the favourite to win. In the second half of the podcast Mark Leonard speaks with Douglas Alexander, Senior Fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School and former Shadow Foreign Secretary, about the parallels between the British EU referendum and the Scottish referendum.

The discussion with Douglas Alexander was recorded on the 10 May 2016, the conversation with de Gruyer and Bischof on the 11 May 2016.