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We have started to collect the most important news related to Austria in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Big powers reject direct EU taxes

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 12:16
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eu

France and Germany join the UK in rejecting direct EU taxation - but Austria and Belgium are more receptive.
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Peak project

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British sculptor's figures erected in the Austrian Alps
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Peak project

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British sculptor's figures erected in the Austrian Alps
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Schiele row costs museum $19m

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 9:32

An Austrian museum agrees to pay a Jewish woman's estate $19m (£12m) for a painting that the Nazis stole from her during World War II.
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Spy playground

Friday, July 9th 2010, 8:09
related places: Vienna

Vienna lives up to reputation of being intelligence hub
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Italy farmers protest at imports

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 6:37
related countries: Italy Italy

Thousands of Italian farmers protest on the Austrian border against the importation of food with Italian-sounding branding.
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Million dollar coin fetches $4m at auction

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 14:43

The forced sale of the world's largest gold coin fetches $4 million at an auction in Austria.
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Record Austria child porn seizure

Friday, June 18th 2010, 12:29

Police in Austria seize more than one million child pornography photos and hundreds of videos from the home of a 53-year-old man.
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Utopian vision

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 8:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Vienna

Vienna hosts rare display of North Korean art
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Charges for Vienna preacher murder

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 12:30
related countries: India India
related places: Vienna

Six men have been charged in connection to the murder of an Indian preacher killed in a temple shooting in Vienna last year.
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Chechen leader denies murder role

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 14:50

Chechnya's leader played no part in a dissident's murder in Austria, his spokesman says, despite Austrian police claims.
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Austrian leader wins second term

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 21:30

Austrian President Heinz Fischer is elected to second term in office with almost 79% of the vote, early figures show
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On the march

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 8:06

Austria spooked by Nazi past in election campaign
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Cardinal defends Pope over abuse

Monday, March 29th 2010, 15:51

A senior Austrian cardinal defends Pope Benedict XVI's record in tackling child abuse within the Catholic Church.
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Live - Winter Olympics Day 11

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 17:34
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Norway Norway

Canada win their fifth gold of the Games in the ice dance, GB men easily beat Germany in the curling but the women look almost certain to be heading home after a 9-8 defeat by Denmark.
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Austrian monastery offers chance to be a monk for a weekend

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 4:03
related places: Vienna

A monastery near Vienna, Austria, offers men the chance to be a monk for a weekend.
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German trapped on ski lift raises alert by setting fire to cash

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 15:32
related countries: Germany Germany

A German snowboarder stranded in the Austrian Alps for six hours is rescued after attracting attention by setting fire to his cash.
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Body found at diplomat's home

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 16:58
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Police in Austria discover the body of a woman apparently stabbed to death at the Lebanese ambassador's home.
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Fine imposed over Kampusch kidnap

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 16:04

A top investigator is fined in the case of Natascha Kampusch, the Austrian girl who was held in a cellar for more than eight years.
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Live text - European football

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 17:28

Everton play BATE having already qualified for the last 32 of the Europa League, after Celtic come from behind to draw 3-3 at Rapid Vienna.
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