Tuesday, 18. June 2013
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Drugs traffickers with 40 kilos of heroin worth more than 20 million GBP hidden inside hollowed-out carrots have been seized by customs police in Kemerovo, Serbia.
"It was a routine check on a truck and the carrots just didn't look right.
"When we got the top off one of them we found 150 grams of a substance believed to be heroin inside. The whole consignment was the same," said a police spokesman.
Red Light Process starts again in Vienna
The so-called "Red Light Process" is being continued in the regional court in Vienna today.
Gay pride in the sunshine
More than 150,000 people took part in the 18th edition of the Vienna gay pride parade this weekend.
Registration for Vienna Childrens Uni now open
The children’s university (Kinderuni Wien) from July 8 to 20 will offer a variety of seminars, presentations and workshops.
Father saves his son from pool
A three-year-old who almost drowned in a pool accident in Waidhofen an der Thaya (Lower-Austria) was narrowly saved by his father.
Industrial carrier worth 250.000 Euro stolen
There are still no signs of the thieves who stole steel girders from a company plant site in Holzhausen, Wels-Land, Upper-Austria.
No valid sentence in the Doctor Adelsmayr case
The Upper-Austrian doctor who was sentenced to life imprisonment in Dubai in October last year is safe in Austria.
Vienna Jazz Fest kicks off today
Vienna’s Jazz Fest starts today with Bobby McFerrin, best known for his song "Don’t worry, be happy".
1,500 at Schönbrunn Zoo run
Over 1,000 runners in fancy dress took part in the second edition of the Schönbrunn Zoo run in Vienna on Tuesday.
Tschernobyl: host families urgently needed
Austrian families are being sought to host children from Belarus who urgently need to get away to recover from the consequences of the Tschernobyl radiation 27 years ago.
Austrian Red Cross seeks blood donors
The Austrian Red Cross has kicked off a new campaign today (Friday) to encourage more people to donate blood for World Blood Donor Day.
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