Euthanasia Doctor Brands Life Sentence a Farce

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An Austrian doctor has been jailed for life after he was accused of killing a patient that died when he was not even in the building. Surgeon Eugen Adelsmayr was back in his native Austria when the verdict was delivered in his absence, and he branded the ruling a shock. He said: “It is hard […]

SBO snatches Dubai firm


Oil industry equipment maker Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG (SBO) has taken over an Arabian rival, it has been announced.The global market leader, which is headquartered in Ternitz, said today (Mon) it had acquired a 100 per cent interest in Dubai-based Drilling Systems International Ltd. (DSI). A takeover price was not disclosed by the Lower Austrian […]

Melzer ousted in Dubai semi final


Austrian number one tennis player Jürgen Melzer has crashed out in the semi final of the ATP tournament in Dubai.The Lower Austrian was today (Fri) beaten by seventh-seed Mikhail Youzhny.The Russian goes into the final of the 1.6 million US dollar event after beating Melzer 7-5, 7-6 (7-4).Melzer failed to win the first set despite […]