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It's twins - panda surprises zookeepers

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 12:29

Yang Yang the panda surprises staff at an Austrian zoo, after they miss that she had given birth to two cubs and not one!
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Rare giant panda cub born at Vienna zoo - mother's fourth

Monday, August 8th 2016, 12:29
related places: Vienna

Another giant panda cub is born at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo - the fourth time that mother Yang Yang has conceived naturally.
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Turkey scolds Austria in EU membership dispute

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 16:43
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey angrily rejects Austrian suggestions that its membership talks with the EU should be ended following the crackdown since a failed coup.
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Paris bombings suspects extradited to France from Austria

Friday, July 29th 2016, 20:08
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Two alleged members of the IS cell that carried out the Paris attacks are extradited from Austria to France and reportedly charged with terrorism.
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'Distracted' Austrians get road-crossing workshops

Monday, July 25th 2016, 13:55

Austrian road safety group says pedestrians are too engrossed in their smartphones.
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Hitler house: Austria moves to stop Neo-Nazi 'cult site'

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 15:02

Austria's government is to seize the house where Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 to prevent it becoming a site of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis.
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Austrian Finance Minister: Great Britain 'will become little Britain'

Monday, July 11th 2016, 19:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Austrian Finance Minister Hans Schelling predicts that Northern Ireland and Scotland will not fully leave the European Union and that "Great Britain will become little Britain".
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Austrian far-right leader Hofer against leaving EU

Friday, July 8th 2016, 16:36

Austrian far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer says leaving the EU would be a mistake, apparently softening his position on a referendum.
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Austria presidential poll result overturned

Friday, July 1st 2016, 14:45

Austria's highest court annuls the result of the presidential election narrowly lost by a far-right candidate and says the vote must be re-run.
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Austrian court to rule on far right poll result challenge

Friday, July 1st 2016, 3:55

Austria's top court is to rule on a challenge by the far-right Freedom Party to the result of the presidential election, which it lost narrowly.
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Commentator's ecstatic screams after Iceland win

Thursday, June 23rd 2016, 13:09
related countries: Iceland Iceland

An Icelandic commentator's ecstatic reaction to Austria reaching the last 16 of Euro 2016 has been caught on camera.
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Icelandic football commentator goes wild

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 23:00
related countries: Iceland Iceland

An Icelandic commentator erupts into ecstatic screaming as Arnor Ingvi Traustason nets an injury-time winner against Austria to seal Iceland's place in the last 16 of Euro 2016.
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Iceland win to face England tie

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 18:46
related countries: Iceland Iceland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iceland will play England in the last 16 of Euro 2016 after Arnor Ingvi Traustason's dramatic injury-time winner against Austria.
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Austrian court considers far-right call for election re-run

Monday, June 20th 2016, 11:42

Austria's constitutional court begins hearings to decide whether May's presidential vote should be rerun because of far-right claims of fraud.
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Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal draw 0-0 with Austria

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 21:38
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo misses a late penalty as Portugal's hopes of reaching the Euro 2016 knockout stages are hit by a draw with Austria.
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Nationalist Austria-Germany summit held on Zugspitze summit

Friday, June 10th 2016, 17:50
related countries: Germany Germany

The main nationalist leaders in Austria and Germany hold summit talks - literally, on Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze.
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Austria far right challenges poll result

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 11:37

Austria's far right Freedom Party lodges a challenge to last month's presidential poll, which it narrowly lost, citing numerous irregularities.
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Five dead in Germany and France floods

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 6:26
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

At least five people are dead and dozens of towns are inundated by flooding across France and Germany, authorities say.
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Unity call after divisive Austria poll

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 2:22

Austria's new president vows to listen to the people's "fear and anger" after his far-right opponent narrowly misses out on a landmark victory.
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Austria far right narrowly loses poll

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 18:24

Alexander Van der Bellen is elected Austria's president, as Norbert Hofer narrowly fails in his bid to become the EU's first far-right head of state.
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Postal votes to decide Austria election

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 12:31

The far-right candidate has a slender lead in Austria's presidential run-off vote, but the result will depend on postal ballots.
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VIDEO: Austrian election count is very close

Sunday, May 22nd 2016, 23:04

Votes are being counted in Austria in a presidential race that is proving to be very close.
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Austrian run-off rivals face dead heat

Sunday, May 22nd 2016, 22:17

The far-right and independent candidates in Austria's presidential run-off are neck-and-neck with the result depending on postal ballots.
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Austria votes in key test for far right

Sunday, May 22nd 2016, 14:45

Austrians are voting in a presidential run-off poll that could elect the European Union's first far-right head of state.
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Deadly gun rampage at Austria concert

Sunday, May 22nd 2016, 10:50
related places: Nenzing

A gunman opens fire at a concert in the western Austrian town of Nenzing, killing two people before shooting himself dead, police say.
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Final rallies in Austria presidency poll

Friday, May 20th 2016, 1:09

Austria's far-right Freedom Party presidential candidate and his Green-backed rival are to hold final rallies ahead of Sunday's run-off vote.
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