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    Football mad quake crook
    A footie-mad war criminal shook off last week's Italian earthquake drama - so he could stay behind bars to watch a Champions League showdown. ...
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    Clean sweepers at cash crunch football club
    More than 12,000 football fans have signed up to clean their club's 50,000-seater stadium as it struggles to make ends meet. ...
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    Holiday sex a flop, shows poll
    Less than half of German men on holiday are looking for sex to make the break complete, a new study reveals. ...
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    Judge bails Pentagon hacker
    A computer games expert arrested for hacking into American military computers has been released on bail after being banned from the Internet. ...

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    More Woolies closures
    The German chain of High Street favourites Woolworths has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of the British firm's collapse. ...

  • Media ban on HIV girl-band case
    The trial of chart-topping singer for infecting a lover with HIV is at the centre of a secrecy row after a judge banned newspapers from covering it. ...
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    Bus driver sacked for saving frog
    A French bus driver has been told to hop it by her German bosses - after stopping her double decker to rescue a frog in the road. ...

  • Nazi Arty: New Hitler paintings
    Paintings by fascist dictator Adolf Hitler are to go on sale in the German city that gave birth to the Nazi party. ...

  • Bible-bashing Playmobil ban Jesus
    The vicar who redesigned Playmobil figures to teach Bible scenes to children has been forced to scrap his holy models as the toymaker launched legal a ...
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    Dude, where's my car?
    A desperate driver begged police to help him find his car after forgetting where he parked it on a boozy night out. ...
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    Schoolgirl crushed in radio stunt
    A 10-year-old girl was crushed and more than 20 others hospitalised when a radio PR stunt sent crowds stampeding through a town centre. ...
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    Happier hookers
    Credit-crunch hit prostitutes in Germany are retraining - to work as pimps. ...

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    Benefits cheat kept dead dad body
    A sick benefits cheat kept his dead dad's body at home for a year so he could carry on claiming his pension. ...
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    Loo-sers jail threat
    A man is facing up to 10 years in jail for stealing a 50p loo roll from a restaurant. ...
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    Hamster-eating actor on trial
    An actor has gone on trial for animal cruelty after killing and eating a hamster on stage in a Freddie Starr-style stunt. ...
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    Racist maths book fury
    A primary school textbook has been rapped as racist for teaching children how to drown more Turks than Christians. ...

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Latest News


German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.

Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.

Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.

Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.

Sausage Surprise As Giant Wurst Is Pinched
Austrian police are hunting crooks who broke open a market stall and stole a 1.5 metre sausage worth over 2,000 EUR in the picture postcard village of St Michael in the region of Lungau.

Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation.

Priests Furious After Porn Films Shot In Local Parish Church
A furious Austrian Catholic priest has complained to police after discovering a local woman had apparently been using his church as a studio to make porn films.

Two metre snake sends woman motorist fleeing
An Austrian motorist got a shock after noticing something hanging down from under her car – and realising it was a huge two metre snake that had ended up curled around the engine.

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

Beekeeping is booming in Vienna
People living in Vienna have got a new hobby - beekeeping.


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