MP accuses Austrian government of Madoff cover up An Austrian MP has filed a series of Parliamentary questions to make public allegations that senior banking officials and others in the Alpine Republic had actively worked with Bernie Madoff to create his global Pyramid scheme.
Noever quits over birthday bashes dispute
One of Austria’s most controversial museum chiefs has stepped down after it emerged that private birthday parties he held at the attraction could have caused damages of several thousands of Euros.
Kampusch attends Eichinger funeral service
Natascha Kampusch remained tight-lipped over whether a film project about her life was now in doubt due to the death of producer Bernd Eichinger as she attended his funeral service.
Diverse exhibits on in Vienna
Current exhibitions at museums in Vienna provide a fascinating insight into a wide spectrum of areas, from medals of the Royal Habsburg Family to photographic portraits of celebrated writers.
Lugner’s daughter rejects Opera Ball debut
Vienna businessman and veteran playboy Richard Lugner’s daughter Jacqueline has rejected dancing at the opening of this year’s Opera Ball at the Vienna State Opera on 28 February, it emerged today (Mon).