School dropouts on the rise


Austrian School officials say that across-the-board there is an increase in the number of pupils dropping out of further and higher education – and that of the dropouts there are more boys than girls. In general girls also perform better on the same assignments at school than boys, according to the latest research just published. […]

Austrian paedophile jailed in Spain

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An Austrian pensioner has been sentenced to more than four years in jail for molesting kids and possessing underage pornographic material by a court in Spain.Judges heard how Rudolf C. lured the boys – a neighbour, 14, and his nine-year-old nephew – into his villa in San Juan de Alicante at the Costa Blanca for […]

Howard Shore to get gong at Vienna film music gala


Canadian composer Howard Shore will be honoured in Vienna later this year as the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is set to perform some of his most famous melodies in an upcoming gala.The famed composer will receive the Max Steiner Award – named after the late Viennese Hollywood score composer (“King Kong”, “Casablanca”) – as […]