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  • Bride shortage triggers wedding riot
    Bride shortage triggers wedding riot
    Thousands of prospective grooms in India's central Bhopal city beat up a matchmaker after he failed to find brides for them after pocketing a 14 pound ...
  • Drink drive trios crate escape
    Drink drive trios crate escape
    A drunk driver and his boozed-up pals were caught because they ran from the scene of a crash clutching a beer crate they had been partying with in the ...
  • Tesco managers left feeling fuelish
    Tesco managers left feeling fuelish
    Fuelish Tesco bosses are facing a large fine after selling off sub standard diesel and petrol at their discount supermarket petrol station at their br ...
  • Who nose why poodle did it
    Who nose why poodle did it
    Italian cops were called to catch a poodle that bit off the nose of it's female owner and then ran into the garden with its new snack. ...

  • Homeless battle over bus shelter
    Homeless battle over bus shelter
    Police were called to break up a mass brawl when more than a dozen homeless immigrants from Romania, Poland and the Czech Republic attacked each other ...
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    British piano man shipped back home
    A nomadic Scotsman who believes he is German has been flown home after over three years being cared for at the expense of German and Swiss taxpayers. ...
  • House built of books
    House built of books
    AN Italian artist has constructed the world's first 'Bookhouse.' ...
  • Eyelid strongmans a blinking marvel
    Eyelid strongmans a blinking marvel
    A blinking marvel kung-fu master has revealed how he can lift huge buckets of water - by buttoning them to his eyelids. ...

  • Satellite dish chair
    Satellite dish chair
    A chair that doubles up as a satellite receiver has gone on sale for people living in homes where they can't fix a dish to the walls. ...
  • Cold calves travel in car comfort
    Cold calves travel in car comfort
    Farmer Thomas Bloch is so worried about his calves catching a cold in a trailer while taking them to the local vet - that he drives them in his car wi ...
  • Dead elephants a mammoth problem
    Dead elephants a mammoth problem
    Indian authorities are to build the world's first elephant cemetery. ...
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    Yob set womans hair on fire
    A yob told to stop playing with a lighter on a train by a female passenger turned on her and set fire to her hair. Police are investigating after the ...

  • Cigs crook takes police for drag
    Cigs crook takes police for drag
    A crook roared off with a policeman clinging to his bonnet of his getaway car after he was stopped for speeding following a heist. ...
  • Sting stung tour bosses
    Sting stung tour bosses
    Picky Police star Sting demanded hand-made Turkish carpets for his dressing room at a show in Bucharest, Romania. ...
  • Pining for Christmas
    Pining for Christmas
    A Christmas-mad loner is in hospital after burning his house to the ground trying to get one last blast of seasonal cheer by lighting candles on his p ...
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    Credit crunch victim hammers bank
    A man who lost his job in the credit crunch took a sledgehammer to his bank and smashed up four cashpoint machines before being arrested by police in ...

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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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