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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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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.

Perversion of a Medical Dream
The Decline and Fall of the Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna.

Fat Can Be Used To Burn Off Weight After New Patent Unveiled
It is being hailed as a sensation after scientists at an Austrian university patented a method that transforms fat storing cells into mini factories capable of actually destroying fat by burning it off.

Three Family Members Dead In Well Tragedy
A mother has lost her husband, her pregnant daughter and her son-in-law after a tragic accident where one of them fell into a well and the other two died while trying to carry out a failed rescue.

Brit Soldier Rescued After Climbing Mountain In T Shirt
A British soldier who tackled the frozen Austrian Alps wearing just shorts and a T-shirt has been rapped by officials after he had to be rescued from the snowy peak.

Mum And Daughter Struck By Lightning In Pool
A mother and her daughter were hospitalised after they were struck by lightning – in a swimming pool.

Police Nab Porn Star Who Filmed In Local Church
A woman accused of making a porn movie in a local church has been caught after an informant tipped off police that he recognised her by her breasts after an appeal for information.

Young Hip Hop Dancer Gets 18 Years For Drug Smuggling
A blonde hip hop dancer and charity worker promised an international career after she was spotted by a talent scout has been jailed for 18 years in Indonesia after her work offer turned out to have been part of an elaborate drugs con.

Teen Dying Of Cancer Killed At Charity Event After Ride In Porsche Goes Wrong
The family of a sick boy who was offered a trip in a high-performance Porsche because he was dying of cancer is suing the charity after the Porsche he was travelling in crashed head-on into oncoming traffic.

 


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