Kampusch on Facebook, Online Dating and Those Who Escaped Justice Austrian kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch says she does not have a Facebook account because the social network giant had refused to believe who she was.
Ruling SPÖ and ÖVP Coalition at Record Low Over Hypo Scandal Austria's coalition government is under fire over its management of a banking crisis in which it agreed to nationalise the Hypo Alpe Adria bank in a move that has saddled the country with an estimated 18 billion euros in debt.
Austrian Relieved To Only be Dead On Paper Austrian man Christian Kozel, 29, discovered he was dead when uniformed police officers turned up at his home in Salzburg at the weekend.
Cold case review and Facebook catch supsected killer Austrian police used Facebook to help catch a suspected killer after a cold case review revealed that the man they wanted had left the country and was now living in Australia.
Appeal Over Mystery of British Embassy Vienna Pics From 1938 A British hobby historian and photographer is appealing for help in tracking down background to a series of 70 black and white pictures taken by a British embassy employee sometime around 1938.
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.
14 years no sex no grounds for annulment A husband in Austria has been told he cannot have his marriage annulled just because he has had no sex for 14 years.
Python shock for Innsbruck teacher Fire-fighters were called when a lady in Innsbruck found a king python coiled beneath the kitchen sink.
2 weeks to rescue 2,200 dayli jobs Bankrupt cosmetic store chain, dayli, has just 2 weeks to secure an investor, or all 2,200 jobs will be lost.
Pair bike to Gibralta as pre-wedding test A pair who biked to Gibralta as a pre-wedding test of their relationship, have returned to Austria.
Asylum seekers are human traffickers, claim Following widespread protest at the deportation of the “abbey asylum seekers”, Vienna state prosecution has announced that 3 are human traffickers.
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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State banks need further bailouts
Austria’s nationalised banks will need further billion euro bailouts, according to a report in Austrian weekly "Format".
Austrian parliament approves eurozone rescue fund
Austria's parliament has approved the eurozone's permanent rescue fund, clearing the way for the country's broader participation in the 17-nation zone's financial crisis management.
Austrians mainly use cash to pay
A new study has shown that Austrian's favourite method of spending remains cash, while credit cards or bank cards are used on average about four times a month.
Erste Group increased ownership in BCR to 93.27 percent
Erste Group Bank AG (Erste Group) increased its ownership in Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR) from 93.04 percent to 93.27 percent or by 34.5 million shares following another share purchase offer made to the BCR minority shareholders other than the investment funds (SIFs), the group informed today (Tues).