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  1. Koller defends Constantini

    » Sports 2012-05-31

    Marcel Koller has taken a stand on his predecessor’s policies.

  2. Man Utd chase Austrian ace

    » Sports 2012-05-23

    Manchester United have signalised interest in David Alaba.

  3. 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.

  4. Supancic sets sails

    » Panorama 2012-05-18

    Mike Supancic is touring Austria.

  5. 'The Dictator' besieges Vienna

    » Panorama 2012-05-15

    Tim Burton’s new film and a satirical comedy are now on at the Burgkino Vienna.

  6. Burgtheater plans Jelinek and Nestroy productions

    » Panorama 2012-05-01

    Plays by Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Elfriede Jelinek, Ferdinand Raimund and Johann Nepomuk Nestroy will be performed at the Burgtheater (www.burgtheater.at) next season.

  7. Best of the bookshelf in April, part two

    » Panorama 2012-04-26

    Publishing houses have released lots of great new books in the past months. The Austrian Times offers an overview.

  8. Grugger ends career

    » Sports 2012-04-26

    Hans Grugger quits professional skiing.

  9. Sensational space odyssey now on stage

    » Panorama 2012-04-18

    Alexander Wiegold’s attempt to create a gripping stage version of Stanislaw Lem’s famous novel "Solaris" can be considered as a full success.

  10. Final chance for Alaba

    » Sports 2012-04-18

    Bayern Munich ace David Alaba is optimistic regarding his team’s chances of reaching the UEFA Champions League final.

  11. Best of the bookshelf in April

    » Panorama 2012-04-17

    Insight reports from China, a gripping portrait of football hooligans and corrupt club bosses in Eastern Europe (EE) and an analysis of the increasingly powerful Tea Party are certain to delight bookworms this spring.

  12. Kulis on collision course

    » Panorama 2012-04-10

    Radio star Gernot Kulis is touring Austria.

  13. Kröll suffers fracture

    » Sports 2012-04-05

    Klaus Kröll has broken his leg in a motocross accident.

  14. Gunkl tour starts

    » Panorama 2012-04-05

    Gunkl – one of Austria’s most gifted stage entertainers – is performing a new programme.

  15. Unanimous praise for 'Gespenster'

    » Panorama 2012-04-04

    A new German version of one of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most popular plays has convinced critics and audiences.

  16. Maschek plan Stadtsaal shows

    » Panorama 2012-04-03

    Maschek are preparing to get back on the stage.

  17. Resetarits is at the ready again

    » Panorama 2012-03-28

    One of Austria’s most renowned spoken word artists has presented his latest programme while a Dutch bluesman tours the country.

  18. Stage excellence and French cinema in Vienna

    » Panorama 2012-03-23

    A wonderful new play by Roland Schimmelpfennig is now on at a Viennese theatre while the Burgkino screens "Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro", a new movie by French filmmaker Robert Guediguian.

  19. 'Sleuth' hits the stage

    » Panorama 2012-03-22

    A stage situated in the heart of Vienna is currently drawing the crowds with a new production based on an award-winning play by late British playwright Anthony Shaffer.

  20. Best of the bookshelf in March, part two

    » Panorama 2012-03-16

    German and Austrian publishing houses have recently released many interesting books. The Austrian Times offers an overview.

  21. Political photography, Hamlet reloaded and Oldenburg

    » Panorama 2012-03-13

    A fascinating exhibition examining how political leaders are using the power of photography to their benefit is now on display at a Viennese museum.

  22. Dog days for clumsy Arnautovic

    » Sports 2012-03-09

    Werder Bremen star Marko Arnautovic will be sidelined for more than a month after injuring his knee while playing with his dog.

  23. Best of the bookshelf in March

    » Panorama 2012-03-07

    The Austrian Times would like to recommend these eight new books.

  24. Cultural highlights in the city centre

    » Panorama 2012-03-05

    Museums, theatres and cinemas in Vienna’s old town are offering a broad range of first-class entertainment in the coming weeks.

  25. TV stars take to the stage

    » Panorama 2012-03-02

    Celebrated TV comedians and a renowned newspaper columnist are at the ready to entertain the crowds at a Viennese theatre.

  26. Klimt postcards and UN assembly portraits in Vienna

    » Panorama 2012-03-01

    Exciting exhibitions are on display at two of Vienna’s most popular cultural institutions.

  27. Varied plays at the Volkstheater

    » Panorama 2012-02-29

    The Volkstheater Vienna currently offers a wide spectrum of plays ranging from a legendary musical drama to a popular farce.

  28. Best of the winter bookshelf, part four

    » Panorama 2012-02-28

    The Arab spring, a very personal portrait of Helmut Qualtinger and insights into one of Vienna’s best known bars – publishing houses in Austria and Germany are currently offering manifold reading pleasures.

  29. Akademietheater and English Theatre entertain the crowds

    » Panorama 2012-02-21

    A new play by Roland Schimmelpfennig is now on at the Akademietheater while one of the best places for English-language stage productions in Central Europe offers "Time Stands Still".

  30. Best of the winter bookshelf, part three

    » Panorama 2012-02-17

    Publishing houses in Austria and Germany have released a string of exciting new books in the past months. The Austrian Times would like to take the opportunity to present some of them.

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Japanese Pervert Planned Natascha Kampusch Style Kidnap
A Japanese man inspired by Austrian pervert Wolfgang Priklopil kidnapped a 10-year-old girl and kept her in a purpose-built cellar where he planned to train her to become the perfect wife.

German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.

Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.

Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.

Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.

Sausage Surprise As Giant Wurst Is Pinched
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Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
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Priests Furious After Porn Films Shot In Local Parish Church
A furious Austrian Catholic priest has complained to police after discovering a local woman had apparently been using his church as a studio to make porn films.

Two metre snake sends woman motorist fleeing
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