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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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VIDEO: Austrian ski resorts lacking snow

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 7:58

Some ski resorts in the Austrian Alps have cancelled their season opening weekends because of a lack of snow, after the driest November since the 1920s.
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Airline probes '£20k fuel demand'

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 5:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An airline is to launch an investigation after reports it asked passengers stranded in Austria to pay £20,000 to buy fuel to fly back to the UK.
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Austria exhumes Nazi-era remains

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 1:48

Austrian officials say they have exhumed more than 220 skeletons from a Nazi-era graveyard in a psychiatric hospital in the province of Tyrol.
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Croatia postpones ex-PM's trial

Friday, October 28th 2011, 9:25
related countries: Croatia Croatia

The trial of former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader for corruption over a loan from an Austrian bank in 1995 is postponed on health grounds.
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VIDEO: Sound of Music on stage in Salzburg

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 19:48
related places: Salzburg

A stage production of The Sound of Music is being performed in the Austrian city of Salzburg for the first time.
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Austria game 'not hate-inciting'

Friday, October 14th 2011, 15:02

Austrian politician Gerhard Kurzmann is cleared of charges of inciting religious hatred after posting a computer game in which players shot at Muslims and mosques.
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VIDEO: Arnie back home to inaugurate museum

Friday, October 7th 2011, 17:15

Arnold Schwarzenegger has inaugurated a museum dedicated to his life in his childhood home in Austria.
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Hackers share Austria police data

Monday, September 26th 2011, 16:05

An Austrian hacking group publishes the leaked names and addresses of nearly 25,000 police officials, raising fears for officers' personal security.
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VIDEO: Vienna reinvents its wine industry

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 4:04
related places: Vienna

Winegrowers in Vienna are preparing for the grape harvest.
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Gladiators' training school discovered in Austria

Monday, September 5th 2011, 19:35

Archaeologists in Austria say they have discovered a large, well-preserved school for Roman gladiators.
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Croatian ex-PM charged over loan

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 16:55
related countries: Croatia Croatia

The authorities in Croatia charge a former Prime Minister, Ivo Sanader, with corruption over a loan he negotiated from an Austrian bank in 1995.
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New incest case shocks Austrians

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 15:28

Police in Austria arrest a man suspected of imprisoning and sexually abusing his two daughters in his village home over 40 years.
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Austrian woman claims Himalayas first

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 22:10

Austria's Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner becomes the first woman to reach all 14 Himalayan summits above 8,000m (26,000 ft) without bottled oxygen, her team says.
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Arnie museum opens in his Austrian childhood home

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 12:22

Arnold Schwarzenegger's childhood home in Austria opens as a museum, on the day the Hollywood star and former California governor turns 64.
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VIDEO: Schwarzenegger gets his own museum

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 11:09
related places: Vienna

The house Arnold Schwarzenegger grew up in near Vienna has been made into a museum.
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Baltic fury over Austria release

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 13:16
related countries: Latvia Latvia, Lithuania Lithuania

Latvia joins in Lithuania's anger at Austria over the release of an ex-Soviet officer wanted over a bloody crackdown in 1991.
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Austria extradites Croatian ex-PM

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 11:48
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Croatia puts its former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader behind bars after his night-time extradition from Austria.
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Empire's last heir

Monday, July 18th 2011, 6:24

Habsburg funeral sparks nostalgia for bygone Austrian greatness
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Hungary burial for Habsburg heart

Monday, July 18th 2011, 0:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Hungary Hungary
related places: Vienna

The heart of the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Otto von Habsburg, is buried in Hungary following his funeral in Vienna.
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Austria mourns Empire's last heir

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 17:37
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Vienna

European royals and political leaders are among the mourners at the funeral of the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Otto von Habsburg, in Vienna.
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VIDEO: Habsburg funeral held in Vienna

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 16:43
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Vienna

The funeral of the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Otto von Habsburg, has taken place in the Austrian capital Vienna.
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Hitler's hometown revokes honour

Friday, July 8th 2011, 14:51

Adolf Hitler's hometown in Austria revokes the Nazi leader's honorary citizenship - even if he never may have been given one.
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Last heir to Austrian empire dies

Monday, July 4th 2011, 16:07
related countries: Germany Germany, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Otto von Habsburg, the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire, dies in Germany at the age of 98.
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