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  • 2014-04-10 15:52:23
    Duerr officially disqualified from 2014 Winter Games
    Austrian skier Johannes Duerr has been formally disqualified from the men’s cross country 15km competition the 15km Skiathlon event that he competed in for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in February.
  • 2014-04-09 13:38:13
    Glock Pays High Price In Hope Of Olympic Gold
    Austrian gun magnate Gaston Glock and his horse mad wife Kathrin have spent 11 million EUR (9 million GBP) on buying up an Olympic silver medal-winning show jumping horse in an online auction.
  • 2014-04-09 15:33:49
    NGOs calls for Salzburg to act against nitrogen oxide
    A consortium of environmental NGOs angry at the excessive levels of nitrogen dioxide polluting the air in the Austrian state of Salzburg have said they will launch legal action against the state unless a change is made.
  • 2014-04-09 16:00:04
    First acts for Donauinselfest announced
    The first acts for the 2014 annual Donauinselfest taking place in Vienna have been announced by organisers, with Macy Gray among the artists headlining the festival.

  • 2014-04-07 15:54:53
    Piermayr signed by Colorado Rapids
    Austrian footballer Thomas Piermayr has been signed up by US soccer team Colorado Rapids following a trial at the club.
  • 2014-04-07 14:00:35
    FPOe leaders to discuss Moezler resignation this week
    Austria's Freedom Party (FPOe) is due to host discussions this week about whether their candidate for EU parliament elections should resign following his remarks about the EU becoming a "conglomerate of negroes".
  • 2014-04-04 14:23:35
    Negotiations with Iran begin once again in Vienna
    Negotiations have once again begun in Vienna between Western countries and Iran over the Islamic state's nuclear programme and the trade sanctions placed by the United States and Europe against the country.
  • 2014-04-04 14:30:12
    Author Köhlmeier to formally complain about FPOe politician
    Vorarlberg author Michael Köhlmeier wants to bring a formal complaint against FPOe politician Andreas Mölzer for his comments that the Nazi Third Reich may have been more liberal than the European Union.

  • 2014-04-04 12:46:12
    Thieves run up 18K phone bill in 3 hours
    Austrian student Andre Hammerer, 22, ended up with a 18,000 EUR bill in just three hours after his mobile phone was stolen in a disco in the city of Barcelona, in the Catalonia region of Spain, and then the SIM card was duplicated on a computer so that hundreds of high cost telephone calls could be made at the same time.
  • 2014-04-04 12:44:57
    Muppets sent to Austria by mistake
    Bungling cargo transporters caused trouble for a stage show featuring the Jim Henson muppet characters after sending them to Austria in Europe instead of Australia.
  • 2014-04-04 13:45:21
    Heinz Fischer in principle accepts Iran invite
    The office of Austrian President Heinz Fischer has 'in principle' accepted the invitation to visit Iran that he received in February from the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
  • 2014-04-03 13:08:37
    Easter for kids at the Schönbrunn Palace
    The children's museum at Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna is putting on a special Easter Bunny hunt for young people to take part in over the holiday.

  • 2014-04-03 12:28:09
    Family sue Republic for role in murder of child
    The family of a mentally ill woman who murdered her daughter are suing the Austrian Republic for damages as they say the state is partially to blame for the death of the child.
  • 2014-04-03 12:29:26
    State will not buy Essl paintings
    The owner of Austria's largest private art collection will not be selling his 7000 paintings to the Austrian state after he withdrew his offer from the table during negotiations with government officials.
  • 2014-04-03 12:37:29
    Over 26K bikes stolen last year
    Bike owners in Austria are not doing enough to protect bike theft an insurance company has said as their annual survey reveals that there were a total of 26,652 bikes stolen in the country last year.
  • 2014-04-02 15:36:11
    Father and son battle over vintage cars
    Christian H., 36, lives in the fancy Belsize Park area of London and, with nine Stratos cars to his name, he is known as one of the world's leading Stratos collectors.

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Pink Easter bunny helps Vienna art world pay tribute to Dürer
The Viennese art world has created its own version of the Easter Bunny – by making a giant sized sculpture of the famous Albrecht Dürer painting currently on display until 29 June as part of the exhibition "Dürer, Michelangelo, Rubens"

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)

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