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  1. Austrian skiers create overnight stay record

    » Business 2012-05-29

    The number of winter season overnight stays by Austrians has reached a new record.

  2. Knoflacher emphasises pedestrian zones' economic effects

    » General News 2012-05-24

    A renowned traffic planner has stressed that shop owners are generally appreciating the introduction of pedestrian zones.

  3. IV demands focus on industry in crisis

    » Business 2012-05-24

    The general secretary of the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) has appealed on Europe’s political leaders to strengthen the continent’s industry.

  4. FW turnover takes off

    » Business 2012-05-24

    Austria’s biggest airport has managed to increase its profit.

  5. Austrian economy recovers, says OECD

    » Business 2012-05-23

    The Austrian economy will manage to grow by nearly one per cent this year, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

  6. Economy evades recession

    » Business 2012-05-17

    The Austrian economy keeps recovering, according to the Institute for Economic Research (WIFO).

  7. Post AG turnover up by six per cent

    » Business 2012-05-17

    Austrian postal services company Post AG has managed to increase its turnover and earnings.

  8. Congress tourism boosts cities and countryside

    » Business 2012-05-17

    International conferences are becoming increasingly important to the Austrian tourism industry.

  9. Schieder wants technology offensive

    » General News 2012-05-15

    Finance Secretary Andreas Schieder has appealed on politicians and businesspeople to ensure that Europeans benefit from technologic developments.

  10. Internet increasingly attractive to holidaymakers

    » Business 2012-05-15

    The number of Austrians opting for online solutions when it comes to booking a holiday is soaring.

  11. TA recovers as CEO rejects Pecik fears

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Telekom Austria (TA) is back in the black.

  12. BA almost takes €400mn profit hurdle

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Bank Austria (BA) has achieved a profit of almost 400 million Euros in the first quarter of 2012.

  13. Turmöl sales soar

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Austria’s 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Bonuses must mean tax cuts, says ÖVP boss

    » General News 2012-05-02

    The People’s Party (ÖVP) has suggested to lower the tax pressure on companies which share their profits with employees.

  16. Strabag turnover soars thanks to EE

    » Business 2012-05-01

    Two of Austria’s leading construction companies had good and bad news for shareholders in the past few days.

  17. UNIQA prepares capital increase

    » Business 2012-05-01

    UNIQA Versicherungen AG (UNIQA) boss Andreas Brandstetter announced plans for a capital increase.

  18. Pfeiffer Group invests in Zielpunkt

    » Business 2012-04-27

    An Upper Austrian food industry company has purchased a Zielpunkt stake of nearly 25 per cent.

  19. All-clear for new railway tunnel

    » Business 2012-04-26

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

  20. Sberbank set to spend €300mn

    » Business 2012-04-25

    The new owner of Volksbank International (VBI) has revealed plans to invest hundreds of millions of Euros.

  21. Makeover for VIA terminals

    » Business 2012-04-25

    The terminals of Vienna International Airport (VIA or VIE) will be renovated or rebuilt, according to Flughafen Wien AG (FW).

  22. Viva reveals Austrian visions

    » Business 2012-04-25

    A German music television broadcaster has disclosed plans to introduce Austrian contents.

  23. DM Austria set to spend €70mn

    » Business 2012-04-20

    DM Austria plans investments of 70 million Euros.

  24. Schleicher suggests public transport action

    » General News 2012-04-20

    A climate expert has called on lawmakers to provide people with cheap public transport tickets as petrol prices continue soaring.

  25. Reckless fuel pricing must mean prison, says BZÖ

    » Business 2012-04-19

    An opposition party wants jail sentences for energy sector businesspeople while the government plans to increase the financial support of drivers.

  26. OMV boss predicts energy price jumps

    » Business 2012-04-19

    OMV AG chief Gerhard Roiss has claimed that psychological aspects often matter more regarding the price of oil than fundamental grounds.

  27. Hundstorfer ready to reduce working week

    » General News 2012-04-18

    The Social Democrats (SPÖ) plan an initiative for shorter working weeks.

  28. Fitch approves Austria's financial trustworthiness

    » Business 2012-04-18

    One of the world’s leading credit rating agencies has confirmed the Austrian AAA.

  29. Fuel price hikes boost ÖBB passenger figures

    » Business 2012-04-17

    Federal Railways (ÖBB) is benefiting from rising fuel prices, according to CEO Christian Kern.

  30. Zielpunkt expansion follows sale rumours

    » Business 2012-04-17

    Zielpunkt boss Jan Satek has reacted to sale claims with the opening of new stores.

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Halloween At The Zoo
Pumpkin pie might be the order of the day for people this Halloween but now zoo animals are also getting in on the act.

Baby Naked Mole Rats Born In Vienna
With their pink hairless bodies and fangs for front teeth, these baby naked mole rats were never going to win any cuteness contests at Schonbrunn Zoo in the Austrian capital Vienna.

Jihad Girls Gunpoint Retraction Of Desire To Go Home
Austrian anti-terrorism police believe that an interview given to a French magazine allegedly with one of the two teenage girls who fled to Syria to join in the jihad was probably carried out at gunpoint.

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.

 


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