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  1. Drachma reintroduction 'would mean social explosion'

    » General News 2012-05-31

    A renowned economist has warned from reintroducing the drachma in Greece.

  2. EC warns debt-ridden Austria

    » General News 2012-05-31

    Austria has been criticised for its high public debts.

  3. Graz coalition collapses

    » General News 2012-05-31

    Peopleís Party (÷VP) Graz Mayor Siegfried Nagl has ended his factionís partnership with the Greens.

  4. FP÷ attacks Wrabetz

    » General News 2012-05-30

    ORF boss Alexander Wrabetz is under fire over his latest relocation calculations.

  5. Greece can survive, says Schieder

    » General News 2012-05-30

    Social Democratic (SP÷) Finance Secretary Andreas Schieder has claimed that Greece has the chance to rebuild its economy.

  6. Political financing could be reformed

    » General News 2012-05-30

    The government is one step closer to passing a new party subsidisation law.

  7. Government's subsidisation reform suffers setback

    » General News 2012-05-29

    The government has failed to reach an agreement with the coalition concerning a reform of Austriaís party subsidisation system.

  8. Coalition accelerates anti-corruption ambitions

    » General News 2012-05-24

    The government is intensifying its attempts to pass a transparency package in parliament.

  9. Army pays 2,000 staff for being idle

    » General News 2012-05-23

    The pressure on Social Democratic (SP÷) Defence and Sport Minister Norbert Darabos is increasing as a new Audit Office (RH) examination indicates a waste of taxpayersí money by the army.

  10. Foul-mouthed MPs might face fines

    » General News 2012-05-23

    Fritz Neugebauer has started another attempt to introduce a system of fees for abusive parliament delegates (MPs).

  11. Teachers ready to fight contract reform

    » Education 2012-05-23

    Unionists are alarmed by news that the education ministry plans to make significant changes to teachersí contracts.

  12. Defence minister calls Lieberman 'unbearable'

    » General News 2012-05-22

    Norbert Darabos has refused to apologise after attacking Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

  13. Liechtenstein 'is turning into a haven of stability'

    » General News 2012-05-22

    The prime minister of Liechtenstein has defended his country against accusations of being a tax haven.

  14. Vienna road toll on the agenda again

    » General News 2012-05-22

    The Vienna Greens are risking a coalition-internal conflict by calling for a city toll.

  15. Hollande's growth appeal 'nonsense', says Fekter

    » General News 2012-05-22

    Austrian Peopleís Party (÷VP) Finance Minister Maria Fekter has launched an attack on the new French president.

  16. Foreign minister rules out stop of support for Greece

    » General News 2012-05-18

    Austrian Vice Chancellor Michael Spindelegger has promised that the European Union (EU) will not let Greece down.

  17. Petrol traders plan legal action

    » Business 2012-05-17

    The domestic mineral oil industry plans to sue the government about plans to set up a tool regulating fuel prices.

  18. Transparency package 'doomed to fail'

    » General News 2012-05-15

    Herbert BŲsch has harshly criticised the government over a lack of transparency regarding party finances.

  19. TurmŲl sales soar

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Austriaís main discount petrol station network earned more in the first three months of this year thanks to the current developments on the energy products sector.

  20. Economy not at risk, says Felderer

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Economic expert Bernhard Felderer has dismissed concerns that the latest budget package could seriously harm the Austrian economy.

  21. Burgstaller wants to cut summer holidays

    » Education 2012-05-02

    Gabi Burgstaller is under attack after suggesting shorter holidays for teachers.

  22. SP÷'s big guns trained on Strache

    » General News 2012-05-02

    Vienna Mayor Michael Hšupl has warned from a coalition between the Peopleís Party (÷VP) and the Freedom Party (FP÷).

  23. Bonuses must mean tax cuts, says ÷VP boss

    » General News 2012-05-02

    The Peopleís Party (÷VP) has suggested to lower the tax pressure on companies which share their profits with employees.

  24. Maier demands rail tunnel referendums

    » General News 2012-05-01

    Outgoing Peopleís Party (÷VP) parliament member (MP) Ferdinand Maier has suggested to let Austrians decide about the future of the various Austrian railway tunnel projects.

  25. Cooperating clinics 'can save Ä2bn'

    » Business 2012-04-27

    A study has made aware of immense savings potential in the health sector.

  26. Vienna University to charge students again

    » Education 2012-04-27

    Legal wrangles between students and Vienna University are possible as Austriaís biggest higher education institution decided to reintroduce tuition fees.

  27. Kopf shrugs off Maier exit

    » General News 2012-04-27

    The Peopleís Party (÷VP) is in turmoil after the resignation of Ferdinand Maier.

  28. Finance minister determined about sanctions

    » General News 2012-04-27

    Federal and provincial financial issues decision-makers have postponed their negotiations about the budget of the coming years.

  29. Muzzled MP quits

    » General News 2012-04-26

    The crisis of the Peopleís Party (÷VP) seems to worsen as inner conflicts are escalating.

  30. All-clear for new railway tunnel

    » Business 2012-04-26

    Decision-makers have defended the construction of the Semmering tunnel.

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Mad About Mammoths At Vienna Museum
A unique exhibition in the Austrian capital Vienna has proved a massive hit after bringing together for the first time some of the most famous frozen woolly mammoth remains.

Controversy Over Advert For Fucking Hell Beer
An Austrian political party has defended a decision to promote a local beer named after the village of Fucking.

Luigi Restaurant Cooks Up Delicious Delights For Winter Season
Brothers Luigi and Leo Doci who own the renowned Luigi restaurant chain will be cooking up a storm in Semmering this winter.

Church Porn Star In Court
A Polish-born woman who made a video of herself masturbating in church is facing six months in jail after a viewer called police when he recognised the woman.

Hugh Grant Cuddles Lamb On Animal Farm With Mrs Glock
Hugh Grant led a star-studded turnout at Austria's animal farm project which unveiled its Christmas market this week.

Cheating Wife Buries Hubby Alive For New Lover
A woman who married her sisterís fiance and then attacked him with a knife before burying him alive so she could be with her new lover is facing life in jail.

Spate of Crimes throughout Vienna and Lower Austria Solved
Four men have been arrested after committing 113 break-ins, 21 thefts and causing at least 260,000 Euros worth of damage.

Dad Punished Child, 2, With Boiling Hot Shower
A two-year-old girl is in an artificial coma and fighting for her life after her father threw her into a scalding hot shower leaving her with severe burns at the family home in the Austrian capital Vienna.

Police And Firemen Get Cold Turkey
Flipping the bird was given a new meaning in Austria this week when a truck filled with plucked turkeys overturned, closing a busy motorway in the process.

Hotel Gets A Penthouse Without The Building Stress
A hotel in the southern Austrian city of Graz has gone upmarket with a five-star penthouse suite by simply having it lifted by a crane onto the top floor.

 


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