‘Zidane headbutt’ poster ad causes a stir


Austrian advertisement watchdogs revealed plans to ban a betting company’s poster ad over fears it could spark violence among football fans.The campaign shows a crew-cut man wearing a white shirt head-butting a car-park attendant’s chest, a scene carrying striking resemblance to Zinedine Zidane’s attack against Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup final.The French midfielder […]

Burgenland election campaign heats up


The Burgenland election campaign heated up today (Weds), with the People’s Party slamming an advertisement by Social Democratic (SPÖ) Governor Hans Niessl.The advertisement announces his decision to dissolve the provincial legislature in advance of the 30 May provincial election.ÖVP provincial manager Christian Sagartz demanded that the SPÖ make the sources of the funding of its […]