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Is the far right on the rise in Europe?

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The UK is not the only country that has seen a rise in support for far right politicians in the European elections - in the Netherlands, Geert Wilders' anti-Islamic party came second; in Austria the far right freedom party doubled its share of the vote; and the right also did well in Hungary and Finland. Professor Juliet Lodge and Dr Simon Hix discuss the implications for European politics.

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