Rain shortage worries farmers

Green Austria

Austrian farmers have raised the alarm over a water shortage following an entire month in which some regions have seen no rain at all. Particularly badly hit has been the agricultural region of Burgenland where it is estimated the first rain will now fall on 1 April – meaning that the region will have gone […]

UniCredit cost-cutting ambitions fuels BA job loss fears


Works council chiefs are on high alert after new UniCredit boss Federico Ghizzoni revealed plans to save costs.The businessman, who succeeded Alessandro Profumo as chief of Italy’s biggest bank last month, said in an interview with Rome newspaper La Repubblica yesterday (Tues) that he wanted to “lower costs”.He also stressed: “UniCredit is a healthy bank. […]