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  • Artist Paints With Wine
    It's definitely his red period. ...

  • Baby wolves born
    A sneaky she wolf has astonished her Swiss zoo keepers by giving birth to a secret cub after a romp with the pack's dominant male. ...
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    Bride beatent o death
    Tight-fisted husband Zou Li beat his bride to death after just a week when she asked him for cash to help her parents build a new home. ...
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    Cossack Should Flog Gays says Russian MP
    Angry human rights groups have called for an investigation into a Siberian MPs call for Cossacks to be allowed to flog gays in public with a whip. ...

  • House has neighbours green with envy
    Agriculture expert Sheng Xiugi has got his neighbours green with envy - after converting the outside of his house into a five storey orchard. ...

  • Speed Buns Ahead
    This bizarre biker looks like he's getting the full thrill of the open road - as he races around wearing nothing but a skimpy thong. ...
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    Jail Threat to Drinking Parents
    A legal expert has called for new laws to jail parents who drink alcohol in front of their children. ...

  • Real Life Cavemans Cold Comfort
    Cool-headed Xu Xianggui reckons he's found a way to beat southern China's sizzling summer temperatures - by becoming a real life cave man. ...

  • Bust Strop Demo Over OAP Seats
    Selfish students angry at having to give up their bus seats to OAPs staged a bizarre protest to keep pensioners off of rush hour buses in eastern Chin ...
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    Couple finally wed after string of hitches
    A relieved couple have finally tied the knot after a string of hitches forced them to cancel their wedding three times. ...
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    Green Eyed Gardener Saw Red
    A green-eyed gardener poured poison over his neighbour's head after the couple fell out over who had the better crop of strawberries, say police in Br ...
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    Tourist falls to death getting photo taken
    A tourist posing for a snapshot at the top of a waterfall was swept to his death when he lost his footing on the slippery rocks in front of his horrif ...

  • Naked Truth About Communist Dictator
    A bizarre snapshot of Yugoslavian hardman Marshal Tito in the buff has emerged in Serbia after years of being banned by communist censors. ...

  • Tragic Girls Op Plea
    A brave 15-year-old girl has gone public to raise 50,000 GBP for an operation to cure a childhood medical deformity that left her horrifically disfigu ...
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    Car destroyed after hitting runaway lama
    A motorist's car was smashed to pieces when it collided with a runaway lama on a busy road in Pocking, Germany. ...

  • Bank evacuated by boat
    Bank officials in southern China had to use a boat to evacuate tens of thousands of pounds in cash when the region was hit by flash floods after torre ...

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Latest News


Faymann warns against further Russia sanctions
Chancellor Werner Faymann has spoken out in support of moving away from additional sanctions on Russia.

What is on at Haydn Kino this week? (24 April - 30 April)
The following films are on at the English language cinema Haydn Kino on Mariahilfestrasse between 24 April and 30 April:

Gazprom to explore expanding pipeline in Austria
Russia could soon begin constructing their South Stream gas pipeline in Austria after meetings were held this week with Gazprom.

Poacher in Vienna shoots five deer with bow and arrow
A poacher is suspected to have killed five animals in Vienna using a bow and arrow, a hunting weapon that is forbidden throughout Austria.

Czech firm in the proverbial over dung parcel terror alert in Austria
A Czech mail order company that sends elephant poo around the EU could be faced with a hefty bill after a package of dung sparked a terror alert at an Austrian town hall.

Model helicopter chops up owner
Austrian model aircraft enthusiast Uwe E., 50, is in intensive care after he tried to catch his expensive model helicopter when it suddenly dropped out of the sky in the town of Krenglbach in Upper Austria, and he was badly chopped up by the rotor blades.

ORF Watch To Probe State Broadcaster
Nine Austrian journalists, including the author of this article which is one of many published on my Tagebuch (diary), have got together to create a new website

Julius Meinl expands to UK
Austria's prestigious coffee brand Julius Meinl is launching its famous product in the UK, with the hope of challenging the British culture of taking coffee to go.

Indestructible Armoured Police Tank Damaged By Eggs And Tennis Balls
An Austrian manufacturer of a high-tech anti-riot water cannon costing almost 1 million EUR is facing some tough questions after one of the vehicles was badly damaged during a demonstration that involved eggs and tennis balls.

Wiener Linien grinds to a temporary halt Wednesday morning
Vienna's public transport will grind to a halt between 4 am and 6.30am on Wednesday morning as unions hold an emergency meetings to discuss the safety of Wiener Linien staff.


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