The Meinl subsidiary Heidi Chocolat bought the Schwedenbomben manufacturer Niemetz for 5.25 million Euros. The firm promised to keep the production in Austria, which pleased the Niemetz staff.
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A secret FBI report into police cover-ups over the kidnapping of cellar prison victim Natascha Kampusch is due to be made public this month (April).
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In comparison to European regions, Tyrol and Salzburg have the lowest regional unemployment. Most unemployment occurs in the regions of Spain and Greece.
The tax proceedings of the extreme sportsman Felix Baumgartner are still underway. Mr Baumgartner told the Austria Press Agency that he asked the Independent Finance Senate (UFS) to resolve his case.
The social-democratic party (SPÖ) in Salzburg has had to make a public apology on its website after it lost a legal battle against the financial advisory company Finanzbuddha in the context of the financial scandal that has hit the region.
Looking out of the window you may think of anything other than summer, but it is rapidly approaching and that means one thing - Summer holidays!
Cyber bullying (bullying on the Internet) is becoming more common among children and teenagers. Some comments or photos are humiliating and offensive and have severe consequences.
Cakes, biscuits and pastries like just those Mami makes are for everyone - including dogs - and can be enjoyed at the newly opened Mami's Moehspeis in the Margareten district of Vienna.
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- Debate over planned stop for wind farms in Lower Austria
- Experts recommend considering breast amputation well
- Austrian on trial over Aldi blackmail
- Football manager Adi Hütter charged with tax evasion
- Huge debate over multilingualism in Austria
- Vienna backs down over parking and offers 15 minutes free
The bathing lake next to the motorway in Wals-Viehhausen (Flachgau) has one of the worst water qualities. A test showed that there is a high amount of bacteria in the lake.
The riding centre of Heldenberg, district of Hollabrunn (Lower Austria) is now offering exclusive courses: professional riders of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna teach interested riders.
Experts from Salzburg warn against the radical step of a breast amputation. The debate started last week, when Hollywood Star Angelina Jolie announced that she had her breasts removed out of fear of breast cancer.
The camels of Kernhof, district of Lilienfeld (Lower Austria) have been acting for ten years. The 1111th performance took place yesterday (Wed). Herbert Eder directed the desert animals.