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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Another case of U-Bahn stuck in tunnel
Vienna public transport agency Wiener Linien faces fresh pressure after an underground train got stuck in a tunnel for several minutes yesterday afternoon (Thurs).
Fewer forged Euro notes spotted in 2010
Fewer than 9,000 fake Euro banknotes were confiscated in Austria last year, helping the country to remain among the Eurozone members with the lowest forgery rate.