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  1. 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.

  2. Pay cuts scare off AUA pilots

    » Business 2012-05-29

    Dozens of pilots have left Austrian Airlines (AUA) in the past weeks, according to the loss-making carrier’s works committee.

  3. Coalition accelerates anti-corruption ambitions

    » General News 2012-05-24

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

  4. Pecik defends TA engagement

    » Business 2012-05-24

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

  5. 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.

  6. Sickness surge causes AUA cancellations

    » Business 2012-05-15

    Passengers are finally feeling the full impact of the emerging labour conflict at Austrian Airlines (AUA).

  7. TA recovers as CEO rejects Pecik fears

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Telekom Austria (TA) is back in the black.

  8. 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.

  9. Maier demands rail tunnel referendums

    » General News 2012-05-01

    Outgoing People’s Party (ÖVP) parliament member (MP) Ferdinand Maier has suggested to let Austrians decide about the future of the various Austrian railway tunnel projects.

  10. Brodbeck criticises credit rating 'hysteria'

    » Business 2012-05-01

    A German economist has warned from "dangerous monopoly circumstances" in the global rating business.

  11. Cooperating clinics 'can save €2bn'

    » Business 2012-04-27

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

  12. Leitl denies 'bullying businesses' claim

    » Business 2012-04-26

    The president of the Austrian Economy Chamber (WKO) has rejected accusations that companies are bullying elderly employees.

  13. All-clear for new railway tunnel

    » Business 2012-04-26

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

  14. Harassing firms must pay, pensioners say

    » Business 2012-04-25

    Austria’s pensioners have called on the government to introduce laws which would up the pressure on "bullying" companies.

  15. Fight against firms' tax evasion to intensify

    » Business 2012-04-24

    The government wants to crack down on illegal companies.

  16. Scheuch 'will not plead guilty'

    » General News 2012-04-24

    Carinthian Freedom Party (FPK) boss Uwe Scheuch emphasised that he had no plans to plead guilty to unjust enrichment after a verdict against him was annulled.

  17. Next round in 'part of the game' trail

    » General News 2012-04-20

    A provincial high court has annulled a controversial verdict against a leading right-winger.

  18. 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.

  19. AUA supervisory board finalises contract correction

    » Business 2012-04-20

    Austrian Airlines (AUA) head Jaan Albrecht has promised that customers will not be negatively affected by the firm’s contract reform.

  20. S&P concerned about banks' stability in serious crisis

    » Business 2012-04-20

    Standard & Poor's (S&P) analyst Alois Strasser has warned that a crisis worse than the most recent one could “totally demolish” Austrian finance institutes’ capital.

  21. 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.

  22. Austrians want crystal-clear political funding

    » General News 2012-04-19

    Full transparency regarding the subsidisation of parties has been identified as the most urgent issue in fighting corruption in a poll.

  23. Hundstorfer ready to reduce working week

    » General News 2012-04-18

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

  24. Grasser rejects BUWOG corruption claims

    » General News 2012-04-18

    Former Freedom Party (FPÖ) Finance Minister Karl-Heinz Grasser has denied any wrongdoing regarding the sale of real estate management company BUWOG.

  25. Government wants to tax Liechtenstein foundations

    » General News 2012-04-18

    The Austrian government is cracking down on another alleged safe haven for private equity.

  26. Fitch approves Austria's financial trustworthiness

    » Business 2012-04-18

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

  27. Petrol price regulation planned

    » Business 2012-04-17

    People’s Party’s (ÖVP) Economy Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner has justified his decision to call for the creation of a stricter fuel price monitoring programme.

  28. Austria about to close Swiss tax loophole

    » General News 2012-04-12

    The contested Swiss-Austrian taxation will be finalised tomorrow (Fri), the Austrian government officials have revealed.

  29. Bank rescue dough 'gone for good'

    » Business 2012-04-11

    The money the state poured into nationalised banks is lost, according to an economic expert.

  30. Car fuel prices rise further

    » Business 2012-04-11

    The price for petrol keeps increasing, new figures show.

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Schools Ordered To Save, But Also To Buy Expensive Scales
Austria's embattled finance ministry has been dragged into a new scandal after it emerged that at the same time as demanding schools save 57 Millionen Euros, they were also expected to find an additional 3 million to buy an approved set of weighing scales.

OAP Hunts Down THIS Hit And Run Cyclist
Does anyone recognise this cyclist? If so you can get yourself 200 euros, and do a good deed in the process.

Property price rise continues
The price of property in Vienna has now spiralled so much that every 4th apartment comes with a price tag of 500,000 or more. And every second flat costs 300,000 or more.

Free Staff For One Person Companies - But Only In NÖ
Since the beginning of the year one-man-companies, the so called "Ein-Personen-Unternehmen" in Lower Austria have been entitled to help in the form of a free assistant.

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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.

 


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