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  1. An Austrian Island Escape at the Insel Hotel

    » Travel 2013-04-01

    Looking out of the window you may think of anything other than summer, but it is rapidly approaching and that means one thing - Summer holidays!

  2. A night of glitz and glamour at Vienna Filmball 2013

    » Panorama 2013-03-18

    Glamour and glitz were out in force at the weekend as stars from Austria and further afield flocked over the red carpet into the Vienna City Hall for a night of awards, dance and partying!

  3. Bonbon Ball crowns Miss Bonbon 2013!

    » Panorama 2013-02-11

    By far the sweetest event in the Vienna Ball season - the Bonbon Ball took place this weekend.

  4. Edita Gruberova celebrates 45th anniversary of her debut

    » Panorama 2013-01-04

    In order to celebrate the 45th anniversary of her debut, Edita Gruberova performed yesterday at the Austrian Musikverein and sang a concertante version of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena.

  5. Prater restaurant goes up in flames

    » General News 2013-01-03

    Fireman managed to stop a blaze that destroyed a restaurant on the grounds of the Vienna Prater this morning (Thurs) from spreading.

  6. CCTV usage to be extended in underground

    » General News 2013-01-03

    Vienna public transport company Wiener Linien is to increase the number of CCTV cameras it uses after two suspected rapists were identified from pics.

  7. Obituary: The Vienna-born heroine who gave equal rights to Japanese women

    » General News 2013-01-03

    A Viennese-born woman who single handedly rewrote the constitution of Japan to give women equal rights has died aged 89, the New York Times reports.

  8. Grinzing to be copied in China

    » General News 2013-01-03

    According to reports the village of Grinzing in Vienna's 19th District is to be recreated and built in Asia.

  9. Mini pony is returned to circus

    » General News 2012-12-27

    The missing miniature pony "Fridolin" has been returned to his circus owners safe and sound after an anonymous tipoff that he had been abandoned at a bus stop.

  10. Asylum seeker forced eviction unlikely

    » General News 2012-12-27

    The occupation of the Votivkirche church in Vienna by asylum seekers protesting against the conditions they are being kept in and against deportation is continuing.

  11. Flak tower crane removed to make way for viewing platform

    » Travel 2012-12-27

    A huge crane left over from the war and mounted on top of one of Vienna's massive Flak towers is set to be taken down after 70 years to make way for a new panorama viewing platform.

  12. Generous donation to Austrian National Library

    » General News 2012-12-19

    A private donation of more than 200 very valuable handwritings and certificates as well as 250 printings from the middle ages to modern times were given to the Austrian National Library by the Styrian collectors family L [...]

  13. Demonstration to remain in front of Votiv Kirche

    » General News 2012-12-19

    Following lack of progress made by talks between representatives of the Church, the charity Caritas and refugee activists at the Votiv Kirche in Vienna, protesters are set to stay camped outside the building.

  14. Man goes on supermarket axe rampage

    » General News 2012-12-19

    A supermarket worker and three supermarket customers were attacked by a man on the rampage with an axe in a supermarket in the Austrian capital of Vienna.

  15. Runners caught short in Vienna Indoor Marathon

    » General News 2012-12-19

    Marathon runners who thought they'd clocked up record times were caught short when organisers confessed that the course wasn't long enough.

  16. Underground rape suspect arrested in Graz

    » General News 2012-12-19

    A man accused of raping a 23-year-old woman on an underground line during rush hour in the Austrian capital has been arrested in Graz, Styria.

  17. Woman stabs boyfriend in head then goes to bed

    » General News 2012-12-19

    A woman stabbed her partner in the head before going to bed after a row in her apartment in Vienna, Austria.

  18. Parking permit zones to be extended

    » General News 2012-12-19

    Discussions are ongoing about making a park permit zone in the Vienna Districts of Hietzing and Währing from 2013 as a result of a knock on effect from surrounding districts.

  19. Indoor pool in Vienna open after renovation work

    » Panorama 2012-12-18

    Vienna's indoor swimming pool the Amalienbad is open again after it was closed for renovations over the summer.

  20. Price rise set for many in Vienna housing associations

    » General News 2012-12-10

    The year 2013 is going to start off an expensive one of the 2500 people living in Vienna.

  21. New voice for Vienna Underground

    » Business 2012-12-04

    From Sunday travellers on the Vienna city underground will find a new public address voice in use.

  22. Vienna again tops quality of life survey

    » General News 2012-12-04

    Austria's capital offers its residents the best quality of life of any city in the world and Baghdad the worst, according to the latest global survey from consultant group Mercer.

  23. Christmas market at Schönbrunn Palace is Number 1

    » Travel 2012-12-04

    The Christmas market at Schönbrunn Palace is the most popular of the 30 festive markets on offer in the Austrian capital.

  24. Last Chance to see “The Beauty of Japanese Printing“ in Vienna

    » Panorama 2012-11-29

    The 300-year-old tradition of Japanese woodblock printing is now on display in Vienna.

  25. Police warn Xmas market drinkers against drink driving

    » General News 2012-11-29

    Christmas market fans are being urged to leave their cars at home so that drink-driving accidents in the capital are avoided this holiday season.

  26. Bridge becomes a park

    » General News 2012-11-29

    The Nevillebrücke (Neville Bridge) which connects Vienna’s 5th and 6th districts is set to reopen as a recreational space in April 2013.

  27. New homeless project for the elderly

    » General News 2012-11-28

    Volkshilfe Wien is to open a second residence for homeless OAPs with 85 single flats in six floors at the Gumpendorfer Gürtel in Vienna.

  28. New Years Concert at a split location this year

    » Panorama 2012-11-28

    The famous New Year's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic that is broadcast around the world to 50 million people in 73 countries will be staged at two venues this year.

  29. Woman killed by tram in Vienna

    » General News 2012-11-23

    A 22-year-old woman was killed in the Floridsdorf district of Vienna after she was hit by a tram yesterday (Thurs).

  30. Chaos for Vienna drivers as multiple demos planned this weekend

    » General News 2012-11-23

    A total of four demonstrations are set to bring Vienna's busy Ringstraße to a standstill this weekend.

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What is on at Haydn Kino this week? (17 April - 23 April)
The following films are on at the English language cinema Haydn Kino on Mariahilfestrasse between 10 April and 16 April:

Two teenage girls go missing as they fly from Austria to fight in Syria
Two teenager girls who say they have left Austria to fight in Syria have trigged an international search operation from the Austrian police. The two - a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old - left identical letters behind telling their families goodbye and that "we will meet in in Paradise". The letters told of their plans to go to Syria to "fight for Islam". The parents of the girls reported that their children had gone missing last week and since then the police tracked them to Turkish city of Adana, where they had flown to from Austria - after that the police lost track of the girls. Adana is 75 miles northwest of Aleppo, a city that became a major battleground during the civil war taking place in Syria. Police spokesman Thomas Keiblinger say that the police are taking the farewell letters "very seriously" and are now conducting an international search for two teenage girls who left farewell letters announcing plans to "fight for Islam" in Syria. Both girls come from families who immigrated from Bosnia but have not been fully identified by Austrian police.

Ricky Martin to perform at Life Ball 2014
In a celebrating of joys of life, sensuousness and a tribute to handsomeness, the Life Ball 2014 has announced that the Latino star Ricky Martin, chosen many times over as Sexiest Man Alive, will perform at the event.

Pony And Trapped After Too Much Fresh Grass
A roly-poly pony lost its balance on an Alpine slope due to its calorie-overloaded body.

Vienna prosecutors target Ukrainian former government
Austrian officials have announced they are coordinating with Ukraine's public prosecutors over the investigation of former Ukrainian government officials accused of money-laundering and sanctions violations.

Former footballers charged over match-fixing
Austrian prosecutors have charged former footballer Dominique Taboga over allegations of match-fixing, nearly five months after his connection to the scandal was exposed.

Muslim Brotherhood leader denies move to Graz
A leader of the Islamist political group the Muslim Brotherhood has refuted claims that they are moving their headquarters from London to Graz in Austria.

House Where Hitler Born Painted Blue By Vandals
Austrian police are investigating after the house where Adolf Hitler was born was vandalised with graffiti.

Icelandic artist shoots whole film in front of live audience in Vienna
An Icelandic artist is making a film adaptation of the novel World Light in Vienna - but is carrying out the whole project, including filming, in front of a live studio audience.

Andreas Puelacher replaces Berthold as ski coach
Andreas Puelacher has replaced Mathias Berthold as the head coach of the Austrian men's Alpine ski team.

 


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