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Austria party expels Nazi plaque official

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Austria’s far-right Freedom Party said on Wednesday it had expelled a local party official for hoarding Nazi memorabili­a, in embarrassi­ng revelation­s less than three weeks before national elections. A local activist revealed that Martin Hochstoege­r had hung a plaque commemorat­ing Adolph Hitler’s 1938 annexation of Austria in a back room of his pharmacy in the town of Landeck, in Tyrol state.

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