Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria

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Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation. The incident happened over the Aichfeld basin near the city of Knittelfeld in the southern Austrian state of Styria where eyewitness Juergen Trieb, 41, and his girlfriend Waltraud Kaliba, […]

Strache security punches party-goer

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Freedom Party (FPÖ) boss Heinz-Christian Strache is in hot water after a bodyguard put a man into hospital last weekend. One of Strache’s three personal security guards attacked another guest of a club in Vienna-Favoriten on Saturday night. The man – understood to be an internationally successful banker – threw a ham roll and ice […]

Train assault under investigation

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A train bound for Klagenfurt, Carinthia, was hit by eight bullets at the weekend. A conductor informed the police after she noticed that six windows were broken when the EuroCity express train stopped in Salzburg on Saturday evening. The train started its journey in Karlsruhe, Germany. The shooting incident most likely occurred near Chiemsee, a […]

Dog attacks owner’s mum after walk

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A Styrian woman had to undergo surgery after she was bitten by her son’s dog. The American Pit Bull Terrier ripped off a chunk of the woman’s lower lip on Wednesday, police in Gleisdorf said yesterday (Thurs). Officials said the woman and her son had taken the animal for a walk shortly before the incident […]

Hackers attack public medical insurer

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A group of hackers who had previously attacked the websites of political parties reportedly obtained information on thousands of insurance customers. Anonymous Austria, the Austrian department of an internationally operating network of hackers, claimed yesterday (Weds) they got hold of data containing information about thousands of clients of Tyrol’s public health insurance company TGKK. The […]

Pushy cow puts farmer in clinic

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A farmer suffered serious head injuries when a cow pushed him against a wall as he tried to tie up the animal. The 40-year-old man was airlifted to a clinic in Graz, Styria, after the incident in Deutsch Ehrensdorf, Burgenland, yesterday afternoon (Mon). Doctors were unavailable for comment on his condition today.

Austrian yacht stranded in Croatia

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The yacht of two Austrian holidaymakers got stranded at the shores of a Croatian island, it has been reported. The Croatian Times writes that the reason for the accident of the 15-metre long boat is still a matter of investigations. The yacht’s skipper, a Croat, was fined 600 Euros for the incident at Hvar, according […]

Wheelchair-bound man plunges into river

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A man confined to his wheelchair fell into a creek trying to avoid colliding with an oncoming cyclist. The 41-year-old man was dragged out of the water by witnesses of the incident yesterday (Weds), police in Niederndorf in Tyrol said today. Officials did not say anything about the severity of his injuries. The man – […]

Fake policeman beats up two men in Vienna

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Police have arrested a boozed-up man who claimed to be a police officer. The 53-year-old told two newspaper deliverymen he was a member of the Viennese police unit before he started attacking them physically yesterday (Tues). The slightly injured men followed the drunken offender to his flat when he tried to escape after the incident […]

Duo in clinic after plane crash

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Two Germans have been injured after their light aircraft crashed near Mauterndorf. Police in the province of Salzburg said the pair were hospitalised after the incident this morning (Weds). They explained that the pair had been the only ones on board the Cessna light aircraft which plunged to the ground around one kilometres from the […]