Night-time shooter ‘forgot’ about flats

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An elderly Upper Austrian man who shot at a house in New Year’s Eve claimed he “forgot” that the building was located in the direction he fired at.Police in Wels have been investigating after a bullet went through the window of a family’s flat in Wels shortly before midnight on New Year’s Eve. The horrified […]

Moderate temperatures on New Year’s Eve


Temperatures will range between minus eight and zero degrees centigrade around midnight on New Year’s Eve (Fri), according to meteorologists.Forecasts presented today (Weds) show that temperatures will not drop as drastically as on most previous nights when the quicksilver plunged to minus 20 degrees centigrade in some areas in Austria.Sunshine is expected across the country […]

Tyrolean holiday agency snatches majority stake in UK firm


A leading Austrian travel company has acquired a majority interest in London-based Hotels & More Ltd.Travel Partner GmbH, which has an office in Vienna and its headquarters in the Tyrolean town of Ellmau, announced today (Weds) it purchased a 73 per cent share in the British company.Hotels & More Ltd. has 40 employees, according to […]