The roofs of abandoned border posts are being dismantled in Burgenland, and Lower Austria will follow in autumn. The Federal Real Estate Company (BIG) is currently looking for firms, which will carry out the work.
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A secret FBI report into police cover-ups over the kidnapping of cellar prison victim Natascha Kampusch is due to be made public this month (April).
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Possible projects for a "multilingual oriented educational concept" have led to a debate in Vienna. The SPÖ, ÖVP and FPÖ are currently discussing the two sides of the issue: "multilingualism as a chance" and "German as a priority".
The manager of the football team SV Scholz Grödig (Salzburg state), which will be promoted the Austrian Premier League, will have to go to court this week. He is accused of tax evasion and of having cooperated with the architect Markus Voglreiter.
A novel idea of a parking clock for outdoor adventures that could save lives has been introduced in Alpine Austria.
Looking out of the window you may think of anything other than summer, but it is rapidly approaching and that means one thing - Summer holidays!
The Republic of Austria has to pay damages to a former student of the Medical University of Graz as the university offered not enough seminar places. The student’s union is pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision.
Cakes, biscuits and pastries like just those Mami makes are for everyone - including dogs - and can be enjoyed at the newly opened Mami's Moehspeis in the Margareten district of Vienna.
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Sixth-formers at the private mechanical and electronic technical college in Lienz in Tirol have been building solar panels in Tanzania since 2006.
The riding centre of Heldenberg, district of Hollabrunn (Lower Austria) is now offering exclusive courses: professional riders of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna teach interested riders.
Experts from Salzburg warn against the radical step of a breast amputation. The debate started last week, when Hollywood Star Angelina Jolie announced that she had her breasts removed out of fear of breast cancer.
The following films are on at the English language Haydn Cinema on the Mariahilferstrasse between May 23 and 29.