Stain glass artist to come to Austria
A glass painter who has had his work featured in museums and galleries around New York is coming to Austria next year to provide glass painting workshops. Initially a graphic designer, Joseph Cavalieri is now a glass artist who is best known for producing original and sometimes controversial stain glass pieces depicting familiar characters or emotions.
Sex test for hopeful job applicants
Hopeful applicants for a job with an Austrian automobile club in Upper Austria have had to answer personal questions about sexual preferences in an application test - although the intruding questions were being asked unbeknownst to the employer.
Ulrike Haider-Querica official BZO candidate for Europe
Political party Alliance for the Future of Austria (BZO) have officially chosen Ulrike Haider-Querica, daughter of the late prolific politician Jorg Haider, to represent them at the European elections in May.
Language institute celebrates third birthday
Vienna was treated to a "Carnival of Languages" last week as a language learning institute celebrated it's third year in the city with an public event, including free classes and workshops.
Hollywood comes to the Vienna Film Ball
A sense of Hollywood swept through the Vienna City hall at the weekend when film stars from around the world enjoyed food, drinks and dance at the Vienna Film Ball 2014.
SPÍ Youth Leader Lied Over Hitler Salute
The leader of the Social Democrat's (SPÍ) youth wing in Graz has been convicted of lying and libel after he took a photo of dancing supporters at a far right Freedom party rally which he claimed showed them making a Hitler salute.
Ruling SPÍ and ÍVP Coalition at Record Low Over Hypo Scandal
Austria's coalition government is under fire over its management of a banking crisis in which it agreed to nationalise the Hypo Alpe Adria bank in a move that has saddled the country with an estimated 18 billion euros in debt.
Gurlitt Nazi Art Mystery Deepens As Journo Finds Another Home
An Austrian TV company claims to have discovered a third property owned by the family of Cornelius Gurlitt where Nazi looted art treasures were stored.
Wind down vehicle for Hypo confirmed
Austria has come to a decision over how to deal with ailing bank Hypo Alpe Adria, with Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger choosing the option of creating a wind down vehicle for the lender.
Final state aid repayment from BAWAG PSK
Austria will receive 350 million EUR owed by bank BAWAG PSK today, in the final repayment of the state aid provided to the lender during the financial crisis.
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