The parties have spent months courting voters on the campaign trail. The start was low-key, with tension gradually building into the final days.
German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has come under fire after reportedly calling for a ban on adverts which "reduce women or men to sexual objects." Critics described the proposed reform as "absurd" and "narrow-minded."
The Turkish consulate is demanding the City of Geneva remove a photo from an exhibition directly blaming President Erdogan for the death of a teenage protester. Erdogan's thin skin is stretching across national borders.
The Freedom Party is tapping into anxiety over the high number of migrants in Vienna. The far right has become a challenge to the Social Democrats, who have ruled Austria's capital for decades, Alison Langley reports.
The Swiss will vote on Sunday on a conservative party initiative making it considerably easier to deport foreigners who commit crimes. But many say the proposal endangers not only the Swiss economy, but democracy, too.
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