Roadworks season starts

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Roadwork season gets underway now in Austria. Over the winter work on the roads stops because of the extreme cold that make it impossible to carry out repairs or new building. Concrete and tarmac for example can only be laid at certain temperatures. But the Austrians make up for that in spring and summer with […]

Glacier fall girl saved by snagged rucksack

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A Belgian teenager survived after plunging feet first into a crevasse on the Pitztaler Glacier in Tirol because her rucksack stopped her from falling 20 meters into the heart of the huge ice block. The teenager was treated for shock and the effects of the cold after she was freed by mountain rescue workers. Ailleboust […]

Injured Bammer takes a break

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Austria¬ís number one female tennis player Sybille Bammer said today (Fri) she had decided to take a four-week break after a cold joined her Achilles heel problems.The 29-year-old announced that she would skip playing at tournaments at Ponte Vedra Beach and Charleston in the United States after crashing out at the ATP tournament in Miami.Speaking […]