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.
Gas canisters shot to prevent explosions
Members of the elite Cobra unit had to shoot gas canisters at the site of a fire at a workshop in Styria this afternoon (Mon) to prevent them from exploding, according to police.
Thief gives away thousands of stolen Euros
A 53-year-old man who stole 25,000 Euros from a friend on Saturday evening in Spittal-Drau, Carinthia, gave away most of it random people who happened to be out in the town that night.
Shopping spree with stolen credit card
An 18-year-old Bosnian man in Upper Austria’s Vöcklabruck district went on a shopping spree until being detained by police after stealing a credit card on 11 January.