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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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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:

Austria Accused Of Ignoring Giant Nazi Swastika
A huge swastika that has scarred the walls of an Austrian castle for the past 80 years is still on view despite breaching strict postwar rules banning all Nazi symbols.


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