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  1. Anti-truancy official for Vienna

    » General News 2012-03-23

    Horst Tschaikner has been named head of Vienna’s new anti-truancy office.

  2. Dog days for clumsy Arnautovic

    » Sports 2012-03-09

    Werder Bremen star Marko Arnautovic will be sidelined for more than a month after injuring his knee while playing with his dog.

  3. Unanimous praise for State Opera Ball

    » Panorama 2012-02-17

    Political leaders and showbiz stars had only kind words about last night’s (Thurs) Opera Ball.

  4. Nielsen ready for a night at the opera

    » Panorama 2012-02-16

    Richard Lugner has praised Brigitte Nielsen as the "nicest Opera Ball guest I have ever had."

  5. ATV pulls the plug on Lugner

    » Panorama 2012-02-15

    Austria’s biggest private TV channel has decided not to focus on Richard Lugner’s Vienna Opera Ball adventures for the first time in years.

  6. 007 health worries Lugner

    » Panorama 2012-02-07

    Richard Lugner has expressed concerns about Sir Roger Moore’s health.

  7. Lugner bags Bond

    » Panorama 2012-02-02

    Danish model Brigitte Nielsen and "James Bond" star Sir Roger Moore will accompany an Austrian entrepreneur at this year’s Vienna Opera Ball.

  8. DocLX abolishes booze ads

    » Business 2012-01-13

    Austria’s leading post-graduation holiday organiser promised to stop advertising around-the-clock alcohol supply.

  9. Faymann's Facebook finances unveiled

    » General News 2011-12-29

    The chancellor’s office spends more than 37,000 Euros a year on its social media activities, it has emerged.

  10. Strache security punches party-goer

    » General News 2011-12-20

    Freedom Party (FPÖ) boss Heinz-Christian Strache is in hot water after a bodyguard put a man into hospital last weekend.

  11. Austria a safe haven for KKK icon after arrest

    » General News 2011-12-01

    A former Ku Klux Klan (KKK) spearhead banned from entering Europe’s free travel zone is living in Austria unaffected by domestic authorities despite his racist activities in past decades.

  12. Feigl defends Faymann's Facebook finances

    » General News 2011-11-25

    The chancellor’s social media manager has justified the high costs of his cyber activities.

  13. New revelations aggravate fake pro-Faymann mails row

    » General News 2011-11-24

    Another leading newspaper has confirmed that it received fake letters to the editor filed from a server run by the Social Democrats (SPÖ).

  14. Faymann suffers Facebook fiasco

    » General News 2011-11-23

    The office of Social Democratic (SPÖ) chief Werner Faymann is accused of using unfair methods trying to boost the chancellor's presence on the internet after a mediocre start.

  15. Depressive public servant appears on chat show

    » General News 2011-11-23

    A court annulled a commission’s decision to fine a civil servant for appearing in a television talk show while being off sick.

  16. Occupy movement reaches Christmas markets

    » General News 2011-11-21

    Around 200 people took to the streets in Vienna at the weekend to voice their disagreement with an alleged ban on street newspaper vendors at the city’s best-known Xmas market.

  17. Owls boss denies Austrian Playboy model takeover

    » Sports 2011-11-02

    A business tycoon has rubbished claims that an Austrian actress was interested in taking over his shares in a tradition-rich former Premiership club.

  18. Mayor carries €110,000 to Venezuela

    » General News 2011-11-02

    A Styrian politician is in hot water after failing to declare over 100,000 Euros in cash visiting Venezuela.

  19. Italian wins sauna contest

    » Panorama 2011-11-01

    An Italian beat more than 100 contenders to win a Sauna World Championship staged in Styria at the weekend.

  20. Driver's mental state checked after chase

    » General News 2011-11-01

    A 36-year-old man was taken to a clinic’s psychiatric ward after bombing along a busy main road and Upper Austria’s A1 western motorway at 200 kilometres per hour (kph).

  21. Knightley on drinking with co-stars

    » Panorama 2011-11-01

    Keira Knightley has revealed how she managed to leave her sinister role in a new drama movie behind her at the end of a day of shooting.

  22. Four men arrested for abducting prostitute

    » General News 2011-11-01

    Four men have been arrested following the kidnapping of a prostitute.

  23. 'Stolen' sheep discovered

    » General News 2011-10-31

    A farmer who claimed his sheep must have been stolen was reunited with the flock at the weekend.

  24. Train assault under investigation

    » General News 2011-10-31

    A train bound for Klagenfurt, Carinthia, was hit by eight bullets at the weekend.

  25. Flock of sheep stolen

    » General News 2011-10-28

    A whole herd of sheep has been reported as stolen in Lower Austria.

  26. Chef gets stuck in mixer

    » General News 2011-10-28

    A pizza chef had to be taken to hospital after his hand got trapped in a kitchen appliance.

  27. Wooden pizza chef theft flops

    » General News 2011-10-28

    Three Austrians could be prosecuted for theft in Germany after nicking a life-size figure at a pizzeria.

  28. Police find drugs in flour bag

    » General News 2011-10-28

    A gang suspected of smuggling large amounts of drugs into Austria have been arrested.

  29. Trichet visits Viennese gallery

    » Panorama 2011-10-28

    Jean-Claude Trichet visited a museum in Vienna, it has been revealed.

  30. Thievish postal clerk convicted

    » General News 2011-10-28

    A former post office deputy manager has been found guilty of stealing cash from hundreds of letters for a number of years.

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Teen Dying Of Cancer Killed At Charity Event After Ride In Porsche Goes Wrong
The family of a sick boy who was offered a trip in a high-performance Porsche because he was dying of cancer is suing the charity after the Porsche he was travelling in crashed head-on into oncoming traffic.

Japanese Pervert Planned Natascha Kampusch Style Kidnap
A Japanese man inspired by Austrian pervert Wolfgang Priklopil kidnapped a 10-year-old girl and kept her in a purpose-built cellar where he planned to train her to become the perfect wife.

German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.

Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.

Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.

Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.

Sausage Surprise As Giant Wurst Is Pinched
Austrian police are hunting crooks who broke open a market stall and stole a 1.5 metre sausage worth over 2,000 EUR in the picture postcard village of St Michael in the region of Lungau.

Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation.

Priests Furious After Porn Films Shot In Local Parish Church
A furious Austrian Catholic priest has complained to police after discovering a local woman had apparently been using his church as a studio to make porn films.

Two metre snake sends woman motorist fleeing
An Austrian motorist got a shock after noticing something hanging down from under her car – and realising it was a huge two metre snake that had ended up curled around the engine.

 


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