Vienna Prater Park Opens for Business


This weekend was the official start for the opening of the funfair and amusement Park section of the Prater park, known as the Wurstelprater. It includes 250 attractions which are accessed from the controversial Riesenradplatz that had been originally criticised because of cost – but feedback since its opening has been entirely positive from the […]

Austrian energy price hike reported as EU average drops


Consumer watchdogs are expected to launch another scathing attack at energy providers at it emerged that energy and gas became more expensive in Austria while prices declined on average in the European Union (EU).Eurostat, the European Commission’s (EC) statistics agency, announced today (Fri) that the average price for energy provided to EU households dropped by […]

Demonstration to be held over murder of Coptic Christians

General News

By Lisa ChapmanA demonstration against the murder of Coptic Christians in Egypt earlier this month is to be held on Vienna’s Ringstraße on Thursday afternoon.Car club ÖAMTC today (Tues) issued a warning to motorists to avoid driving into the city and to use public transport instead as 700 to 1,000 people were expected to gather […]