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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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Pink Easter bunny helps Vienna art world pay tribute to Dürer
The Viennese art world has created its own version of the Easter Bunny – by making a giant sized sculpture of the famous Albrecht Dürer painting currently on display until 29 June as part of the exhibition "Dürer, Michelangelo, Rubens"

Pressure Group To Tackle Victims Of Austrian Officialdom
A group of businessmen fed up at the way companies are being squeezed not only by red tape but also by ever newer taxes have taken to the Internet to try and build up pressure for change.

First Hotel in Millstatt Celebrates 130th Anniversary on Summer 2014
Luxury hotel See-Villa in Millstatt, Carinthia opens its doors anew to welcome the 2014 summer season and celebrates its 130th founding anniversary in Austria's summer capital.

Austrian Teen Girls Become Pin Ups For Syrian Jihad
Interpol is searching for two Austrian teenage girls who they believe have been tricked into going to Syria to fight on the side of Islamic rebels.

As seen at Haydn Kino: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Film review by Kostyantyn Steblovskyy

Schools Ordered To Save, But Also To Buy Expensive Scales
Austria's embattled finance ministry has been dragged into a new scandal after it emerged that at the same time as demanding schools save 57 Millionen Euros, they were also expected to find an additional 3 million to buy an approved set of weighing scales.

OAP Hunts Down THIS Hit And Run Cyclist
Does anyone recognise this cyclist? If so you can get yourself 200 euros, and do a good deed in the process.

Property price rise continues
The price of property in Vienna has now spiralled so much that every 4th apartment comes with a price tag of 500,000 or more. And every second flat costs 300,000 or more.

Free Staff For One Person Companies - But Only In NÖ
Since the beginning of the year one-man-companies, the so called "Ein-Personen-Unternehmen" in Lower Austria have been entitled to help in the form of a free assistant.

What is on at Burg Kino this week? (18 April - 24 April)

This week at the Burg Kino on the Opernring the following films are showing:


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