Pühringer angered as ÖBB set to cut Linz – Graz route


The political pressure on Federal Railways (ÖBB) is rising following the firm’s announcement to axe a direct connection between the second- and third-biggest cities in the country.ÖBB said last week it would stop running a direct high-speed Intercity connection between the Upper Austrian city of Linz and Graz in the province of Styria after reorganisation […]

Anger as artist gets ready for ‘chick jump’


Animal activists are up in arms over a Viennese performance artist’s announcement to jump into a basin of fledglings.Artist Renfah said today (Fri) he planned to hurl himself into a glass container of 10,000 male chicks which would be turned into food immediately after birth at his studio in Wieden district next Wednesday (8 September).A […]