Kampusch play draws the crowds


A theatre play focusing on the media hunt on Natascha Kampusch is playing to sold-out crowds at a Viennese theatre.”Die Beteiligten” by Kathrin Röggla, which is now on at the Akademietheater, portrays the public’s reaction to the headline-hitting abduction drama and Kampusch’s decision to give a TV interview just days after she managed to flee […]

Dramatic increase of online crimes

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Cyber crime has been identified as posing a growing threat to Austrians.Federal Crime Office (BK) chief Gerhard Lang said today (Thurs) the number of internet fraud and abuse cases has soared from just 22 in the first nine months of 2009 to 1,074 in the same period of this year.Lang explained cases of stalking and […]

Whizz kid Setz set to read at London Book Fair


More than two dozen Austrian publishing houses will be represented at the upcoming London Book Fair (LBF).Austrian book trading officials announced today (Fri) 26 publishing houses will have representatives at the three-day event starting next Monday (19 April). The Austrian publishers will cooperate in presenting their products at the fair, they added.A reading by up-and-coming […]