Holender rumoured for Budapest job


Outgoing State Opera director Ioan Holender is to become head of the Budapest State Opera, according to reports.Viennese newspapers claim today (Fri) that the 74-year-old Romanian-born director was in talks with Hungarian federal culture chiefs over taking over as creative director of the capital’s opera house.Holender headed the Vienna State Opera for 18 years. Frenchman […]

Vienna woman ‘spent last holiday in Italy’ after fake bag fine

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A Viennese woman has warned this year’s holiday was her last in Italy after she was fined for buying a fake designer handbag.Ursula C. was slapped a 1,000-Euro fine after she admitted having paid seven Euros for a forged Luis Vuitton bag offered by a vender at the beach of Adriatic hotspot Jesolo last week.The […]

Most singles don’t want future girlfriends to love football


Less than two in ten single men want their future partners to share their passion for football, according to new research.Online partner agency Parship said today (Thurs) 15 per cent of interviewed men said they would appreciate their girlfriends to be as mad about the sport as they were.The company – which spoke to 4,670 […]