Austrian to design special Euro coin

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An Austrian has been chosen to design a mint marking the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the Euro as the European currency. Manfred Andexlinger’s blueprints came first in an online poll with an approval of 34 per cent of participants. The Austrian designer beat 800 competitors to create the special two-Euro coin which will […]

Liverpool to play friendly in Vorarlberg


Premiership giants Liverpool FC will play Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal in Altach, Vorarlberg, on 17 July.Organisers said today (Tues) the friendly will mark the 20th anniversary of the town’s stadium which used to be called Schnabelholz. The venue, which has a capacity of 8,500, was recently renamed Cashpoint Arena after the local second-league team’s main […]

‘Swan Lake On Ice’ to glide to Vienna


An ice figure skating show based on ballet “Swan Lake” is to be performed in Vienna.The touring production – initially intended only for St. Petersburg’s 300th anniversary in 2003 – has become a hit all over the world.The show called “Schwanensee on Ice” (Swan Lake On Ice), based on the famous ballet by Pyotr Ilyich […]