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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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Get Shorty As Confused Bald Ibis Gets Lost Again
A rare bald Ibis that seems to have a different sense of direction to her fellow birds has once again had to be rescued after getting stuck trying to find a different route to the southern Italian feeding ground.

Alpine Trains Venture Into Space As The Final Frontier
Austria’s national railway line the OeBB has raised eyebrows after offering themed toilets including one that is supposed to "look and smell like outer space".

MEP caught In Brit papers Fraud Probe Jailed
A corrupt MEP caught by a British newspaper offering to propose amendments to EU laws in exchange for 100,000 euros a year has been given a three-year-jail term.

Vienna Jihad Girls Want To Come Home
The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for the jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles.

Mega-Station Opens
There was a festival atmosphere as Bundespresident Heinz Fischer opened Vienna's new Hauptbahnhof Friday morning.

Apple Truck Causes Traffic Jam
When 24 tonnes of apples are catapulted across a road it can only mean a jam.

Farmer Cleared Over Wolf Shooting
Furious animal rights campaigners have accused an Austrian farmer of lying after he shot dead a wolf that he claimed he thought was a fox.

Rare Bald Ibis Makes Microlight Flight To Italy
The project to introduce an extinct bird back to Europe is hailing success after successfully negotiating a new route over the Alps and training 14 Northern Bald Ibises how to fly south to winter feeding grounds in southern Tuscany.

Pat On The Back From Manure Explosive
A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure as he was trying to catch people speeding.

Viennese Jihad Girl May Have Been Killed
Austrian police say that one of the two attractive young teenage girls who fled the country to go to Syria to fight on the side of Islamic rebels may have been killed.

 


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