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.
FPÖ in 150,000 Euro spending mystery Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) in Carinthia must account for over 150,000 Euros in unexplained spending, says the local court of auditors (RH).
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Finissage for Outsider in a Box by Dwora Fried
It’s hard to believe that Dwora Fried — a native Austrian with unruly, fiery red hair, a lesbian, world traveler, mother of four and daughter of a Holocaust survivor — is able to create artwork just as complicated, dynamic and vivacious as herself, all within a wooden box that’s only 31 centimeters wide, 21 centimeters high and 8 centimeters deep.
Acclaimed comedy show comes to Vienna
Vienna's English Theatre in the eighth district of the city is putting on two new shows in the new year, including one that may help to chase any post-Christmas blues away.
Stolen Nazi Art Case May Move To Austria
German prosecutors may be forced to drop the investigation against 80-year-old Cornelius Gurlitt who hoarded thousands of paintings looted by the Nazis in his Munich flat after it was revealed he was technically not in their jurisdiction.
Major exhibitions in Vienna next year
Seminal artistic movements in Vienna and Berlin, the Albertina’s masterpieces, the Leopold Museum’s entire Schiele collection and a look back at the 1873 World Exhibition