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  1. Koller defends Constantini

    » Sports 2012-05-31

    Marcel Koller has taken a stand on his predecessor’s policies.

  2. Man Utd chase Austrian ace

    » Sports 2012-05-23

    Manchester United have signalised interest in David Alaba.

  3. Best of the bookshelf in May

    » Panorama 2012-05-22

    The Austrian Times has once again searched the book publishing market of German-speaking Europe to list some of the most interesting releases of the past weeks and months.

  4. Supancic sets sails

    » Panorama 2012-05-18

    Mike Supancic is touring Austria.

  5. 'The Dictator' besieges Vienna

    » Panorama 2012-05-15

    Tim Burton’s new film and a satirical comedy are now on at the Burgkino Vienna.

  6. Burgtheater plans Jelinek and Nestroy productions

    » Panorama 2012-05-01

    Plays by Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Elfriede Jelinek, Ferdinand Raimund and Johann Nepomuk Nestroy will be performed at the Burgtheater (www.burgtheater.at) next season.

  7. Best of the bookshelf in April, part two

    » Panorama 2012-04-26

    Publishing houses have released lots of great new books in the past months. The Austrian Times offers an overview.

  8. Grugger ends career

    » Sports 2012-04-26

    Hans Grugger quits professional skiing.

  9. Sensational space odyssey now on stage

    » Panorama 2012-04-18

    Alexander Wiegold’s attempt to create a gripping stage version of Stanislaw Lem’s famous novel "Solaris" can be considered as a full success.

  10. Final chance for Alaba

    » Sports 2012-04-18

    Bayern Munich ace David Alaba is optimistic regarding his team’s chances of reaching the UEFA Champions League final.

  11. Best of the bookshelf in April

    » Panorama 2012-04-17

    Insight reports from China, a gripping portrait of football hooligans and corrupt club bosses in Eastern Europe (EE) and an analysis of the increasingly powerful Tea Party are certain to delight bookworms this spring.

  12. Kulis on collision course

    » Panorama 2012-04-10

    Radio star Gernot Kulis is touring Austria.

  13. Kröll suffers fracture

    » Sports 2012-04-05

    Klaus Kröll has broken his leg in a motocross accident.

  14. Gunkl tour starts

    » Panorama 2012-04-05

    Gunkl – one of Austria’s most gifted stage entertainers – is performing a new programme.

  15. Unanimous praise for 'Gespenster'

    » Panorama 2012-04-04

    A new German version of one of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most popular plays has convinced critics and audiences.

  16. Maschek plan Stadtsaal shows

    » Panorama 2012-04-03

    Maschek are preparing to get back on the stage.

  17. Resetarits is at the ready again

    » Panorama 2012-03-28

    One of Austria’s most renowned spoken word artists has presented his latest programme while a Dutch bluesman tours the country.

  18. Stage excellence and French cinema in Vienna

    » Panorama 2012-03-23

    A wonderful new play by Roland Schimmelpfennig is now on at a Viennese theatre while the Burgkino screens "Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro", a new movie by French filmmaker Robert Guediguian.

  19. 'Sleuth' hits the stage

    » Panorama 2012-03-22

    A stage situated in the heart of Vienna is currently drawing the crowds with a new production based on an award-winning play by late British playwright Anthony Shaffer.

  20. Best of the bookshelf in March, part two

    » Panorama 2012-03-16

    German and Austrian publishing houses have recently released many interesting books. The Austrian Times offers an overview.

  21. Political photography, Hamlet reloaded and Oldenburg

    » Panorama 2012-03-13

    A fascinating exhibition examining how political leaders are using the power of photography to their benefit is now on display at a Viennese museum.

  22. 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.

  23. Best of the bookshelf in March

    » Panorama 2012-03-07

    The Austrian Times would like to recommend these eight new books.

  24. Cultural highlights in the city centre

    » Panorama 2012-03-05

    Museums, theatres and cinemas in Vienna’s old town are offering a broad range of first-class entertainment in the coming weeks.

  25. TV stars take to the stage

    » Panorama 2012-03-02

    Celebrated TV comedians and a renowned newspaper columnist are at the ready to entertain the crowds at a Viennese theatre.

  26. Klimt postcards and UN assembly portraits in Vienna

    » Panorama 2012-03-01

    Exciting exhibitions are on display at two of Vienna’s most popular cultural institutions.

  27. Varied plays at the Volkstheater

    » Panorama 2012-02-29

    The Volkstheater Vienna currently offers a wide spectrum of plays ranging from a legendary musical drama to a popular farce.

  28. Best of the winter bookshelf, part four

    » Panorama 2012-02-28

    The Arab spring, a very personal portrait of Helmut Qualtinger and insights into one of Vienna’s best known bars – publishing houses in Austria and Germany are currently offering manifold reading pleasures.

  29. Akademietheater and English Theatre entertain the crowds

    » Panorama 2012-02-21

    A new play by Roland Schimmelpfennig is now on at the Akademietheater while one of the best places for English-language stage productions in Central Europe offers "Time Stands Still".

  30. Best of the winter bookshelf, part three

    » Panorama 2012-02-17

    Publishing houses in Austria and Germany have released a string of exciting new books in the past months. The Austrian Times would like to take the opportunity to present some of them.

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Austria Accused Of Ignoring Giant Nazi Swastika
A huge swastika that has scarred the walls of an Austrian castle for the past 80 years is still on view despite breaching strict postwar rules banning all Nazi symbols.

Jetflyers Take The Jet Ski Onto The Road
An Austrian company is making waves after they came up with the idea of taking a jet ski – and fitting it with wheels.

Nuns invite young women to get a taste of Abbey life
In a bid to revive their Austrian abbey that doubles up as a health resort, a group of nuns are inviting young women to come and stay with them to get a taste of nun life.

Austrian women earning over fifth less than men
Austrian women are earning on average 23.4 percent less than men in the country, according to Statistik Austria.

Exploring photography and art through 1960s cult film Blow-Up
Vienna's Albertina is putting on an photography exhibition featuring stills from the cult sixties photography film Blow-Up by Michelangelo Antonioni.

Turtle flies from Vienna to India to try his luck with the ladies
An endangered turtle from Schoenbrunn Zoo is taking a trip across the world to try his luck out with two female turtles in India.

What is on at Haydn Kino this week? (17 April - 23 April)
The following films are on at the English language cinema Haydn Kino on Mariahilfestrasse between 10 April and 16 April:

Two teenage girls go missing as they fly from Austria to fight in Syria
Two teenager girls who say they have left Austria to fight in Syria have trigged an international search operation from the Austrian police. The two - a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old - left identical letters behind telling their families goodbye and that "we will meet in in Paradise". The letters told of their plans to go to Syria to "fight for Islam". The parents of the girls reported that their children had gone missing last week and since then the police tracked them to Turkish city of Adana, where they had flown to from Austria - after that the police lost track of the girls. Adana is 75 miles northwest of Aleppo, a city that became a major battleground during the civil war taking place in Syria. Police spokesman Thomas Keiblinger say that the police are taking the farewell letters "very seriously" and are now conducting an international search for two teenage girls who left farewell letters announcing plans to "fight for Islam" in Syria. Both girls come from families who immigrated from Bosnia but have not been fully identified by Austrian police.

Ricky Martin to perform at Life Ball 2014
In a celebrating of joys of life, sensuousness and a tribute to handsomeness, the Life Ball 2014 has announced that the Latino star Ricky Martin, chosen many times over as Sexiest Man Alive, will perform at the event.

Pony And Trapped After Too Much Fresh Grass
A roly-poly pony lost its balance on an Alpine slope due to its calorie-overloaded body.

 


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