Wolves sign Austrian defender Georg Margreitter


UK championship league club Wolverhampton Wanderers have completed the signing of defender Georg Margreitter for an undisclosed fee from FK Austria Wien. The 23-year-old, capped 11 times by Austria’s Under-21 side, has agreed a four-year contract at Molineux. “We have been searching for a central defender and Georg fits the billing,” said Wolves manager Stale […]

Moving mountains becomes reality for some


Brand new home swapping club “Snow Swappers” have created a service exclusively for home owners in ski resorts around the world. The website is designed to give owners, who feel the need for a holiday away from home, the chance to explore a new resort at minimal cost. In the current economic climate, everyone with […]

McDonald’s hit by ‘southerners surcharge’ spoof


McDonald’s has been struck by an internet prank claiming that the fast food chain is making surcharges to “Mediterranean-looking” customers.The e-mail – which aims to resemble an official McDonald’s Austria press release – has made the rounds on the World Wide Web in the past days.The note announces that clients “with a southern appearance” will […]

Erste’s BCR first bank to drops early repayment loan fee


Austrian Erste Group’s subsidiary Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR) announced it has dropped the early repayment fee for newly contracted bank loans if they are without guarantees and with variable interest.It is the first bank on the Romanian market that announces the move after the Romanian government earlier this week said it would impose a European […]

Lohan payback sorted, Lugner claims


“Mean Girls” star Lindsay Lohan is to be forced to pay back a speculated 200,000 Euro fee she took for attending the Vienna Opera Ball with a veteran playboy and then failed to turn up.The 23-year-old actress was due to be guest of honour at the posh Viennese bash, but was so late for the […]