Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz’s party, which needs a coalition partner to form a government, is courting the far-right Freedom Party. Talks between the two parties began in earnest on October 30.

Both parties toe similar hard lines on immigration. They have also promised billions in tax cuts and said much of the funding will come from greater efficiency in Austria’s administration, which includes a generous welfare state.

As reported by the Reuters news agency, the two parties laid ...

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