Austria: Barbed Wunderkind

Barbed Wunderkind – Joep Bertrams
De Groene Amsterdammer (Amsterdam)

The Singerboy from Vienna

At 31, conservative leader Sebastian Kurz is set to be the next Austrian Chancellor, after his ÖVP party secured 31.5 per cent of ballots and 62 seats over the Parliament's 183 in the 15 October general election. An anti-immigration hardliner, Kurtz has started "informal" talks with the leader of right-wing populist FPÖ party.