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White Bengal tiger cub quadruplets at Austria zoo

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 18:21
related places: Vienna

Falco, Toto, Mia and Mautzi were born a month ago at the White Zoo in Austria.
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Trash on the tracks

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 23:34
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Austria is providing an ingenious solution to the desperate problem of overflowing rubbish in Rome.
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How Rome's rubbish is powering Austrian homes

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 22:58
related countries: Italy Italy

A deal has been struck to transport up to 70,000 tonnes of Roman household refuse to Austria this year.
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Belgian lands prize role of hermit in Austrian Alps

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 10:42
related countries: Belgium Belgium

No pay, no electricity, you don't even get left alone, but 50 people battled for the Alpine job.
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Austria avalanche: Four skiers dead in Tyrol

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 19:05

Rescuers find a fourth person missing in the Austrian Alps after a large avalanche.
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Eight Iraqis jailed for New Year gang rape in Vienna

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 16:59
related places: Vienna

The men, who had arrived in Austria the previous year, subjected the woman to an hours-long ordeal.
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Syrian asylum seeker in Austrian court charged with 20 murders

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 12:14
related countries: Syria Syria

An asylum seeker appears in an Austrian court after speaking of killings that took place in Syria.
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Ukraine oligarch Dmytro Firtash faces extradition to US

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 17:15
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

Dmytro Firtash, close to ousted leader Viktor Yanukovych, is wanted on corruption charges.
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Wrong national anthem played for gold medallists

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 14:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian gold medallists at the biathlon world championship in Austria had to sing their national anthem after the wrong one was played.
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Charging a mobile phone in a cafe? Pay up, says Vienna owner

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 10:57

Owner says fee targets "extreme" customers who leave devices plugged for too long.
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Hitler lookalike arrested in Austria

Monday, February 13th 2017, 18:59

A man who dresses up as Hitler is charged with glorifying the Nazi era - a crime in Austria.
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Austrian town seeks new hermit

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 0:14

A town in Austria is looking for a new hermit after the previous one retired last autumn.
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Austria teaches asylum seekers how to ski

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 0:06

Austria is working to integrate asylum seekers by teaching them how to ski.
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Austria arrest 'foils terror attack' in Vienna

Friday, January 20th 2017, 23:56
related places: Vienna

The public are told be alert and report any suspicious objects as police quiz an 18-year-old suspect.
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Austria to ask EU for right to hire locals ahead of other EU workers

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 1:02

The Austrian chancellor says east European states are "exporting their joblessness" to his country.
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Austria teenager builds his own mini ski resort

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 23:44

A 17-year-old model maker from Austria demonstrates his very own miniature ski village.
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New Year's Eve sex assaults prompt police manhunt in Austria

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 16:32
related places: Innsbruck

Police in Innsbruck hunt for six men accused of sexually assaulting 18 women on New Year's Eve.
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British child prodigy's Cinderella opera thrills Vienna

Friday, December 30th 2016, 12:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Vienna

Vienna is wowed by a Cinderella opera composed by 11-year-old British girl Alma Deutscher.
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Hitler's Austrian birthplace will be home for disability charity

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 17:33

The house where Adolf Hitler was born will remain standing, Austrian MPs have decided.
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Austrian MPs vote to seize Hitler's birthplace house

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 1:20

Austria's parliament passes a law allowing it to seize the house where Adolf Hitler was born.
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Austria far-right candidate Norbert Hofer defeated in presidential poll

Monday, December 5th 2016, 11:50

Far-right Norbert Hofer loses to environmentalist Alexander Van der Bellen in Austria's presidential election.
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Austria election: Van der Bellen promises to be "pro-European" president

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 22:31

Newly-elected Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen promises to be "pro-European" and open-minded.
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Austria presidential election re-run 'too close to call'

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 15:25

Austria's presidential election re-run between a liberal and a far-right leader is "too close to call".
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Austrian election in 60 seconds

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 2:23

Bethany Bell explains why Austria is facing a Christmas presidential election - its second of the year.
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Too close to call

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 1:36

Two candidates in Austria's presidential election held their final campaign events before the vote.
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Six family members killed in Austrian house near St Poelten

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 17:38
related places: Vienna

Six bodies are found in a house west of Vienna after a suspected family shooting.
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