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VIDEO: Hairy start to world beard competition

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 0:12

An Austrian village is bristling with activity, as the World Beard and Moustache Championships get under way.
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VIDEO: Austria's migrant crisis hits transport

Monday, September 28th 2015, 10:17
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Salzburg

Officials in the Austrian city of Salzburg say the slow processing of migrants in Germany could impact Austria's transportation system.
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VIDEO: Tensions rise between Austria and Hungary

Friday, September 25th 2015, 15:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Hungary Hungary

The location of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's recent press conference is a sign of strain in the countries relationship with Austria
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VIDEO: Crowd control at Austria border

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 12:10
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Nickelsdorf

Around 1500 people cross into Austria from Hungary at Nickelsdorf. Bethany Bell reports from the border.
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Hungary: Europe borders 'under threat'

Monday, September 21st 2015, 20:07

Hungary's PM says Europe's borders are threatened by migration, and that a united European stance is needed in a week of intense diplomatic activity.
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VIDEO: Austria now a 'humanitarian corridor'

Monday, September 21st 2015, 19:14

Austria's interior minister says a Europe-wide resettlement plan is needed, after thousands more people crossed into the country over the weekend.
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VIDEO: Thousands more migrants enter Austria

Monday, September 21st 2015, 10:37

Thousands more migrants and refugees entered Austria over the weekend, as European leaders are set to push for a unified response to the crisis.
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VIDEO: 'They simply walk across the border'

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 12:26
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Europe migrant crisis: On the ground there is some cooperation between European countries, as Anna Holligan reports from the Hungarian-Austrian border.
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Austria sees fresh migrant influx

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 6:56
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Hungary Hungary

Austria sees the arrival of at least 10,000 migrants, as Hungary transports them to the border amid a row with Croatia.
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More EU states impose border checks

Monday, September 14th 2015, 20:12
related countries: Hungary Hungary

More EU countries impose border checks to deal with an influx of migrants as ministers agree in principle to relocate 120,000.
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VIDEO: Austria: Migrants stranded in Vienna

Monday, September 14th 2015, 16:55
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Vienna

The BBC's Bethany Bell reports from Vienna's Westbahnhof where hundreds of migrants are stranded after Germany imposed checks on its border with Austria.
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Germany re-imposes border controls

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany introduces temporary border controls with Austria, the interior minister says, as thousands more migrants arrive this weekend.
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VIDEO: The Chinese diplomat who saved WW2 Jews

Monday, September 14th 2015, 2:31
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan

A Chinese diplomat based in Austria during World War Two has been posthumously honoured by his government in Taiwan, for helping thousands of Jews to escape.
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Austria 'to end migrant measures'

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 23:15
related countries: Germany Germany, Hungary Hungary

Austria's chancellor announces plans to phase out emergency moves that have allowed migrants to move freely from Hungary to Austria and Germany.
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VIDEO: Hungary warns over travel restrictions

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 22:34
related countries: Germany Germany, Hungary Hungary

A convoy of cars driven by German and Austrian activists has crossed into Hungary to pick up migrants and help them reach Western Europe.
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VIDEO: Warm welcome for migrants in Munich

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 22:29
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Munich

Thousands more migrants and refugees have continued to make their way to Austria and Germany.
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Activist convoy picks up migrants

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 16:28
related countries: Germany Germany, Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

A convoy of private cars crosses from Austria to Hungary to collect stranded migrants, as thousands continue to make their way to western Europe.
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Austria and Germany welcome migrants

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 2:23
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Austria and Germany welcome thousands of migrants who crossed the border after days stuck in Hungary, but Berlin warns its stance will not set a precedent.
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Thousands of migrants reach Austria

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 12:17
related countries: Germany Germany, Hungary Hungary
related places: Vienna

Thousands of exhausted migrants cross into Austria after Hungary's surprise move to provide buses to take them to the border.
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VIDEO: Germany prepares for migrant arrivals

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 10:46
related places: Vienna

The BBC's Jenny Hill reports from Munich central station, where up to 6,000 migrants are expected to arrive on trains from Vienna.
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Austria opens border to migrants

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 0:26
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The Austrian chancellor says his country - and Germany - have agreed to let migrants cross their borders from Hungary.
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VIDEO: Marching migrant: 'We're off to Austria'

Friday, September 4th 2015, 16:47
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

Matthew Price speaks to one of hundreds of migrants who say they intend to walk to Austria from Budapest railway station.
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VIDEO: Hundreds march to Austria border

Friday, September 4th 2015, 15:53
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

Hundreds of migrants stuck at a Budapest railway station for days have set off on foot, saying they intend to walk to Austria.
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VIDEO: Anger as Budapest station shuts

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 21:38
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest, Vienna

Hundreds of migrants have been protesting outside a major railway station in the Hungarian capital after police sealed off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
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