Austrian parliament approves eurozone rescue fund


Austria’s parliament has approved the eurozone’s permanent rescue fund, clearing the way for the country’s broader participation in the 17-nation zone’s financial crisis management. The governing left-center coalition was supported by the opposition Green party to surpass the two-thirds of votes needed for approval Wednesday. Opposed were the rightist Freedom Party and the populist BZO, […]

Private university application withdrawn


A new private university in Vorarlberg on the location of the former cheesemaking firm Rupp in Lochau may now not go ahead. The reason is a disagreement between the project managers and the local council. The disagreement is so serious that the project managers have now withdrawn their request for approval of the University back […]