The former chancellor Sebastian Kurz attempt to limit the impact of his former vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache allegedly making deals in a bribery scandal has failed.

This led to a recent breakdown of the coalition between the Freedom Party and Austrian People's Party that was agreed in 2017.

A new election will take place later in the year after the social democrats tabled the no-confidence motion.

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