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Moelzer no longer FPOe top candidate for Europe

FPOe politician Andreas Moelzer is no longer his party's top candidate for the European Parliament elections.



Negotiations with Iran begin once again in Vienna

Negotiations have once again begun in Vienna between Western countries and Iran over the Islamic state's nuclear programme and the trade sanctions pla [...]


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 m [...]


SPÖ Youth Leader Lied Over Hitler Salute

The leader of the Social Democrat's (SPÖ) youth wing in Graz has been convicted of lying and libel after he took a photo of dancing supporters at a fa [...]


Ukrainian oligarch arrested in Vienna

Austrian authorities have arrested pro-Russian Ukrainian oligarch Dimitry Firtash, thought to be one of the richest Ukrainian businessmen who also has [...]


Hans Niessl denies taking money from Swarovski

Governor of Burgenland Hans Niessl is suing the magazine 'profil' after they published accusations that he received an envelope of 10,000 Euros from S [...]


FPÖ are the new Jews claims cartoon

The Freedom Party's top candidate in the upcoming Parliamentary election has defended the use of a cartoon that likened protests against the right win [...]


Ukrainian Politicians Given Austrian Passports, Claim

Ukraine's last Prime Minister, the current intermediary Prime Minister and the man likely to be the next Prime Minister have all allegedly been secret [...]


Dont disregard insolvency for Hypo bank says WIFO head

A leading Austrian economist has caused controversy by questioning the government's stance about how to deal with ailing bank Hypo Alpe Adria. [...]


Stronach to retire this week with farewell speech

Frank Stronach will give a farewell speech in Parliament on Wednesday, signifying his retirement from the National Council after a whirlwind year and [...]


Hypo will not be allowed to go bust says SPO

Rumours over whether the struggling Hypo Alpe Adria bank will be allowed to go bust have been rejected by the parliamentary leader of the Social Democ [...]


Cuts to discretionary spending revealed

Cuts in discretionary spending were fixed by the Budget Committee of the National Council on Wednesday to a total of 495.8 million Euros. [...]


Neo-Nazi Kuessel loses appeal

Holocaust denier and far-right Austrian leader Gottfried Kuessel, 55, lost his appeal yesterday to have his conviction for glorifying Nazism overturne [...]


SPÖ Pledges To Tackle Proporz Abuses

The Social Democrats in Burgenland have pledged to take action to reform the constitution and in particular to break down the practice of Proporz wher [...]


Student Foreign Minister Gets Top Honour

The prestigious 'Student Of The Year 2013' has been awarded - to Austrian 27-year-old foreign minister Sebastian Kurz. [...]


Green Party spokesman steps down to go national

The regional spokesman for the Green party in Styria, Werner Kogler, is giving up his post in order to concentrate on politics at the national level. [...]


Asylum Court about turn over Armenian family.

An Armenian family who had appealed against deportation back to their home where the head of the family faced execution have had their Christmas wish [...]


Sebastian Kurz Becomes Youngest Ever Austrian Foreign Minist

Austria's new Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has become the youngest ever Foreign Minister in the country's history. [...]


Ski courses and school trips could become a victim of new co

Free children's ski courses could become a victim of the new anti corruption law in Austria warn worried school directors. [...]


Coalition policies for next five years announced

Austria has secured a new government after the two largest parties sealed a coalition deal following seventy-five days of divisive discussions over is [...]


Coalition deal expected to be announced in days

A coalition deal for Austria is likely to be struck in the coming days following productive negotiations between the country's two big political parti [...]


OVP push for further privatisation in coalition talks

The last leg of coalition talks between the Social Democrats (SPO) and The People's Party (OVP) are being held up by disagreements over the sale of st [...]


Austrias SPO disappointed over financial tax

The failure to implement a European tax on financial transactions for next year is disappointing, according to Austrian Chancellor and SPO party leade [...]


Iran nuclear meeting to be held in Vienna

Representatives from Iran, six mediators, and members of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are meeting in Vienna in December to discuss an [...]


Strache pictured with Serbian folk singer Svetlana Ceca Razn

Austrian politician Heinz Christian Strache was pictured with Serbian folk singer Svetlana Ceca Raznatovic (40). [...]

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