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  • 2014-11-03 15:22:00
    Hotel Gets A Penthouse Without The Building Stress
    A hotel in the southern Austrian city of Graz has gone upmarket with a five-star penthouse suite by simply having it lifted by a crane onto the top floor.
  • 2014-10-29 16:05:07
    Halloween At The Zoo
    Pumpkin pie might be the order of the day for people this Halloween but now zoo animals are also getting in on the act.
  • 2014-10-27 14:24:37
    Baby Naked Mole Rats Born In Vienna
    With their pink hairless bodies and fangs for front teeth, these baby naked mole rats were never going to win any cuteness contests at Schonbrunn Zoo in the Austrian capital Vienna.
  • 2014-10-27 14:24:21
    Jihad Girls Gunpoint Retraction Of Desire To Go Home
    Austrian anti-terrorism police believe that an interview given to a French magazine allegedly with one of the two teenage girls who fled to Syria to join in the jihad was probably carried out at gunpoint.

  • 2014-10-23 16:37:15
    Get Shorty As Confused Bald Ibis Gets Lost Again
    A rare bald Ibis that seems to have a different sense of direction to her fellow birds has once again had to be rescued after getting stuck trying to find a different route to the southern Italian feeding ground.
  • 2014-10-23 16:37:04
    Alpine Trains Venture Into Space As The Final Frontier
    Austria’s national railway line the OeBB has raised eyebrows after offering themed toilets including one that is supposed to "look and smell like outer space".
  • 2014-10-13 17:35:42
    MEP caught In Brit papers Fraud Probe Jailed
    A corrupt MEP caught by a British newspaper offering to propose amendments to EU laws in exchange for 100,000 euros a year has been given a three-year-jail term.
  • 2014-10-10 16:02:58
    Vienna Jihad Girls Want To Come Home
    The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for the jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles.

  • 2014-10-08 16:41:54
    Apple Truck Causes Traffic Jam
    When 24 tonnes of apples are catapulted across a road it can only mean a jam.
  • 2014-10-08 16:42:21
    Farmer Cleared Over Wolf Shooting
    Furious animal rights campaigners have accused an Austrian farmer of lying after he shot dead a wolf that he claimed he thought was a fox.
  • 2014-09-22 15:44:43
    Rare Bald Ibis Makes Microlight Flight To Italy
    The project to introduce an extinct bird back to Europe is hailing success after successfully negotiating a new route over the Alps and training 14 Northern Bald Ibises how to fly south to winter feeding grounds in southern Tuscany.
  • 2014-09-17 15:29:00
    Pat On The Back From Manure Explosive
    A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure as he was trying to catch people speeding.

  • 2014-09-15 15:53:52
    Viennese Jihad Girl May Have Been Killed
    Austrian police say that one of the two attractive young teenage girls who fled the country to go to Syria to fight on the side of Islamic rebels may have been killed.
  • 2014-09-04 16:15:22
    Fat Can Be Used To Burn Off Weight After New Patent Unveiled
    It is being hailed as a sensation after scientists at an Austrian university patented a method that transforms fat storing cells into mini factories capable of actually destroying fat by burning it off.
  • 2014-09-02 16:41:43
    Three Family Members Dead In Well Tragedy
    A mother has lost her husband, her pregnant daughter and her son-in-law after a tragic accident where one of them fell into a well and the other two died while trying to carry out a failed rescue.
  • 2014-09-04 16:15:49
    Brit Soldier Rescued After Climbing Mountain In T Shirt
    A British soldier who tackled the frozen Austrian Alps wearing just shorts and a T-shirt has been rapped by officials after he had to be rescued from the snowy peak.

  • 2014-07-23 15:56:40
    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.
  • 2014-07-16 16:02:22
    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.
  • 2014-07-15 16:17:09
    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.
  • 2014-07-15 16:18:52
    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.

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Semmering Offers 50% Discount To Selected Heroes
The Magic Mountain Semmering will hold two Weeks of Heroes from 1st to 14th March as Panhans Holding Group says thank you to safety and well-being volunteers and professionals.

Skier Survived Almost Two Hours Buried Alive
A skier had a miracle escape after being buried under two metres of snow for nearly two hours during an avalanche in Austria, it was revealed last night.

Puppies Found Stuffed Inside Suitcase In Back Of Van
A litter of puppies destined for a dog farm was rescued after being found stuffed inside suitcases in the back of a van.

Kangaroo That Hopped It Spotted In Garden
Austrian police investigating reports of an escaped kangaroo have been given concrete proof after a local woman managed to photograph the animal in her back garden.

First Images Of Eurovision Stage
These are the first images of the design for the Eurovision Song Contest stage unveiled in the Austrian capital Vienna which is the home of last year's winner Conchita Wurst.

Russian Mafia Boss Nabbed At Vienna Railway Station
A Russian mobster wanted for a string of brutal murders was arrested in the gentile Austrian capital Vienna when commandos swooped as he went to buy a train ticket.

Teen Girls Arrested After Offering Themselves To IS Fighters
Austrian officials who recently cracked down on terrorism by arresting several people believed to be recruiting and fundraising for ISIS have revealed two more teenage girls tried to leave the country to marry terrorist fighters.

Ebola's deadly reach impacts Vienna student
Austria has yet to record its first case of Ebola, but the feared virus has already had a severe impact on the lives of Africans living in Vienna.

Grigorij Sokolov Works His Magic At Vienna Konzerthaus
Whilst the world-famous Wizard of Oz played at the Volksoper, there was another Wizard in the Konzerthaus giving his 16th performance in Vienna!

Penelope Cruz To Play The Ice Cream Killer
The memoirs of the woman dubbed the Ice Cream Killer after she shot dead two ex-lovers before hacking the bodies up with a chainsaw and telling neighbours the noise was a new ice cream machine are due to be turned into a blockbuster with Penelope Cruz playing the lead role.


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