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  1. Drachma reintroduction 'would mean social explosion'

    » General News 2012-05-31

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

  2. EC warns debt-ridden Austria

    » General News 2012-05-31

    Austria has been criticised for its high public debts.

  3. Property prices keep climbing

    » Business 2012-05-31

    A real estate expert has expressed concerns about property prices in Austria.

  4. Graz coalition collapses

    » General News 2012-05-31

    People’s Party (ÖVP) Graz Mayor Siegfried Nagl has ended his faction’s partnership with the Greens.

  5. Labour market leader urged to increase pension age

    » Business 2012-05-31

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

  6. FPÖ attacks Wrabetz

    » General News 2012-05-30

    ORF boss Alexander Wrabetz is under fire over his latest relocation calculations.

  7. 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.

  8. Austrians at odds about Schönborn

    » General News 2012-05-30

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

  9. 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.

  10. TV tax increase ahead

    » General News 2012-05-30

    TV consumers in Austria must pay higher taxes from Friday.

  11. Political financing could be reformed

    » General News 2012-05-30

    The government is one step closer to passing a new party subsidisation law.

  12. 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.

  13. Brauner discloses austerity course details

    » General News 2012-05-29

    Viennese Social Democratic (SPÖ) Finance Councillor Renate Brauner has revealed how the city government plans to save one billion Euros within the next five years.

  14. Faymann fears Greek exit costs

    » General News 2012-05-29

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

  15. Darabos fails trust check

    » General News 2012-05-29

    Norbert Darabos is the least-trusted member of the government coalition, according to a new poll.

  16. Austrian skiers create overnight stay record

    » Business 2012-05-29

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

  17. Government's subsidisation reform suffers setback

    » General News 2012-05-29

    The government has failed to reach an agreement with the coalition concerning a reform of Austria’s party subsidisation system.

  18. Coalition accelerates anti-corruption ambitions

    » General News 2012-05-24

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

  19. Pecik defends TA engagement

    » Business 2012-05-24

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

  20. 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.

  21. 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).

  22. 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.

  23. Pröll outpaces friends and foes in capability check

    » General News 2012-05-23

    Austria’s longest-serving governor has been identified as the most capable one in the opinion of citizens.

  24. Army pays 2,000 staff for being idle

    » General News 2012-05-23

    The pressure on Social Democratic (SPÖ) Defence and Sport Minister Norbert Darabos is increasing as a new Audit Office (RH) examination indicates a waste of taxpayers’ money by the army.

  25. Teachers ready to fight contract reform

    » Education 2012-05-23

    Unionists are alarmed by news that the education ministry plans to make significant changes to teachers’ contracts.

  26. 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).

  27. Defence minister calls Lieberman 'unbearable'

    » General News 2012-05-22

    Norbert Darabos has refused to apologise after attacking Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

  28. 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.

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

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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.

Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation.

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
An Austrian motorist got a shock after noticing something hanging down from under her car – and realising it was a huge two metre snake that had ended up curled around the engine.

 


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