Voting is underway in Austria’s parliamentary election. Embattled Chancellor Christian Kern looks set to lose to the Conservative Peoples Party led by 31 year-old
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- Voters in Venezuela go to the polls to elect new state governors.
- Voters in Austria go to the polls for a legislative election.
- Voters in Austria go to the polls to elect a new National Council.
- Sebastian Kurz becomes the new Chancellor of Austria and a new government is inaugurated.
- Denmark's parliament votes 75-30 to ban garments that cover the face, which includes Islamic veils such as the niqab and burqa. Those violating the law risk a fine of 1,000 kroner. Similar bans already exist in Austria, Belgium and France.
- Austria's coalition government unveils plans to cut benefit payments for immigrants, including refugees, in a move aimed at deterring new arrivals.
- Irish firm Smyths Toys agrees to buy 93 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland plus four related online shops.
- Around 40 people are injured after two passenger trains collide in Salzburg, Austria.