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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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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.

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
Austrian police are hunting crooks who broke open a market stall and stole a 1.5 metre sausage worth over 2,000 EUR in the picture postcard village of St Michael in the region of Lungau.

 


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