Wednesday, 22. May 2013
22. 11. 12. - 13:00
The terrifying arsenal of bombs built by a terror suspect believed to be planning an Anders Breivik-style slaughter have been put on show by police in Krakow, Poland.
The haul - seized from the home of a middle-aged university worker - included more than a quarter of a ton of explosives, including Hexogen T$, the highest grade of military plastic explosive.
Other items included detonators, mobile phone bomb triggers, firearms and live ammunition, said prosecutor Mariusz Krason.
The terror suspect - identified only as Brunon K by officials - is said to have been under surveillance by the Polish secret service for weeks before he was seized.
Officials say he had made reconnaissance visits to government buildings in Warsaw.
He is understood to have studied the area around Poland's parliament, as well as the route marked out for President Bronislaw Komorowski's Independence Day march earlier this month.
What's on at the Haydn cinema this week (23 – 29 May)
The following films are on at the English language Haydn Cinema on the Mariahilferstrasse between May 23 and 29.
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Spanish Riding School for everyone
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Vienna advocates a ban on pesticides
Vienna has now joined those Austrian states that advocate a cooperative strategy for a ban of the neonicotinoids pesticides. Apparently, there are tested alternatives for the pesticides that are harmful for bees.
Poisoned eagle is recovering
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