‘Roof blaze’ was swarm of fireflies

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Graz firemen were called to evacuate a busy city centre square after a man mistook a swarm of fireflies for a burning roof.Officials said today (Fri) fire-fighters decided to shutdown the bustling Franziskaner Square – a popular night-time entertainment location housing several restaurants and pubs – when a caller claimed the roof of an apartment […]

Court keeps €100mn Meinl bailout


The Vienna criminal court has said it will not repay 100 million Euros paid out in bail last year for Julius Meinl V.The British businessman was freed after one and a half days in custody in Vienna after legal officials received the record 100-million-Euro bailout.Herbert Eichenseder, a member of the entrepreneur’s team of legal advisors, […]