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  1. Best of the bookshelf in May, part four

    » Panorama 2012-05-31

    A Harvard University professor’s book on the killing of Osama Bin Laden, a collection of funny experiences on planes and many more interesting releases are out now.

  2. Drachma reintroduction 'would mean social explosion'

    » General News 2012-05-31

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

  3. EC warns debt-ridden Austria

    » General News 2012-05-31

    Austria has been criticised for its high public debts.

  4. Labour market leader urged to increase pension age

    » Business 2012-05-31

    The European Commission (EC) has praised Austria’s employment policies.

  5. Greece can survive, says Schieder

    » General News 2012-05-30

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

  6. Austrians at odds about Schönborn

    » General News 2012-05-30

    One in five Austrians consider Viennese Archbishop Christoph Cardinal Schönborn as a reactionary clergyman.

  7. Best of the bookshelf in May, part three

    » Panorama 2012-05-30

    A long-lost urban photography collection, an excellent new travel guide for Croatia and a new book about growing up in Austria in the 19th century are out now.

  8. AUA under pressure as pilots quit

    » Business 2012-05-30

    The number of pilots and stewardesses leaving Austrian Airlines (AUA) because of the upcoming pay cuts is on the rise.

  9. Faymann fears Greek exit costs

    » General News 2012-05-29

    Social Democratic (SPÖ) Chancellor Werner Faymann has warned from a Greek Eurozone exit.

  10. Austrian skiers create overnight stay record

    » Business 2012-05-29

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

  11. Pecik defends TA engagement

    » Business 2012-05-24

    Telekom Austria (TA) investor Ronny Pecik has declared himself a team player.

  12. 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.

  13. FW turnover takes off

    » Business 2012-05-24

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

  14. Küng tackles Schüller group

    » General News 2012-05-24

    Another top-tier representative of the Austrian Church has warned the Preachers’ Initiative from consequences.

  15. 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).

  16. AUA rules out Whitsun travel chaos

    » Business 2012-05-23

    The current conflict with the works committee does not negatively affect Austrian Airlines’ (AUA) booking figures, according to a spokesman.

  17. Weak start for RWR Card

    » Business 2012-05-23

    People’s Party (ÖVP) Economy Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner has admitted difficulties in introducing the Red White Red Card (RWR Card, Rot-Weiß-Rot Card).

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

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

    » General News 2012-05-22

    Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) Finance Minister Maria Fekter has launched an attack on the new French president.

  21. Rebel priest deplores Church's 'leadership crisis'

    » General News 2012-05-22

    A Catholic preacher who established a group of "disobedient" priests reacted coolly to Viennese Archbishop Christoph Cardinal Schönborn’s warnings.

  22. Ambühl at the ready for AUA affiliate

    » Business 2012-05-22

    Gaudenz Ambühl has been named new head of Austrian Airlines (AUA) Group member Tyrolean Airways.

  23. Schönborn warns disobedient priests

    » General News 2012-05-18

    Viennese Archbishop Christoph Cardinal Schönborn is upping the pressure on Helmut Schüller’s Preachers’ Initiative.

  24. Austrians concerned about EU unemployment

    » Business 2012-05-18

    Joblessness is what worries Austrians the most, a poll regarding European issues shows.

  25. Incoming IHS boss says pension age must rise

    » Business 2012-05-18

    The designated chief of the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) has called for an increase of the retirement age.

  26. 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.

  27. Economy evades recession

    » Business 2012-05-17

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

  28. 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.

  29. Rising rents fuel inflation

    » Business 2012-05-17

    Prices climbed by more than two per cent last month.

  30. 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.

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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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