Berrys Fake Agents 150k Con


Eccentric celebrity-mad multi-millionaire Richard Lugner was conned out of 150,000 GBP by fraudster claiming to be Halle Berry’s manager, a court has heard. Tycoon Lugner – infamous for inviting celebs to Austria’s annual Vienna Opera Ball – had been negotiating with the conwoman to bring the Hollywood actress to the city as his guest at […]

OMV starts production at Tunisian well after takeover


OMV AG has started operating at an oil field in Tunisia after taking over an American rival¬ís exploration activities in the North African country.The Austrian energy sector top dog said today (Weds) it carried out first drillings at the El Badr 5 field in Tunisia earlier this week. OMV explained it would produce 1,500 barrels […]

Initial measures for evacuation of Austrians in Egypt


The Austrian Foreign Ministry announced today (Mon) that initial measures for the evacuation of Austrians in Egypt would begin to be undertaken.Ministry spokesman Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal said that one or two planes would be sent to Cairo to evacuate Austrians “as soon as possible, possibly even today.” He noted that between 100 and 150 Austrians in […]