Friday, 13. December 2013
09. 12. 13 - 15:00
The Austrian Institute for Wood Technology claims to have come up with a new technique for making wood see-through thanks to an idea by two 18-year-old students.
Largest luxury chalet in Kitzbühel goes on sale
A thirteen bed luxury chalet in the most expensive ski resort in Austria has been put up for sale for 35 million Euros by agency Savills Alpine Homes.
Care homes criticised for excessive use of drugs to pacify people
Austrian pensioner homes and care homes have been increasingly using medication in order to pacify people under their care according to health experts and public service lawyers.
Coalition policies for next five years announced
Austria has secured a new government after the two largest parties sealed a coalition deal following seventy-five days of divisive discussions over issues such as tax and privatisation.
Secession museum defends ownership of Klimt frieze
A 100 year old Gustav Klimt frieze on display at the Wiener Secession is at the centre of a legal dispute between the museum and heirs of the painting's former owner.
Vienna Philharmonic to commemorate 100th anniversary of WW1
The Vienna Philharmonic has confirmed that their popular New Year's Day concert will focus on the theme of the First World War, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the war in 2014.
New Site For Camper Vans In Vienna
Tourists visiting Vienna by camper van have a new place to hitch up for the night as a new site for motorhomes opens in the city.
Students protest against new exam system
The streets of Vienna were blocked by thousands of high-school students demonstrating against the introduction of changes to the Matura – the Austrian school leaving certificate.
ORF wins right to broadcast UEFA League from 2015
National broadcaster ORF has confirmed that they have won the right to broadcast UEFA Champions League games in the 2015/16 to 2017/18 season.
Medieval troublemakers to be featured at Early Music festival
Music from composers from the Baroque and Middle Ages will be performed as part of an Early Music festival taking place in Vienna between 18 – 26 January next year.
New international bar opens in Vienna
A bar in the ninth district is breathing new life into an once popular but now forgotten Vienna location.
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