An industrial company based in the Upper Austrian city of Linz has been assigned to deliver 20,000 tons of steel for a new offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom.Voestalpine AG said today (Fri) it was contracted to produce and deliver sheet metal objects weighing 20,000 tons altogether for German technology company Siemens AG which […]
A painting bought in an auction in Vienna for more than 100,000 Euros was stolen during transport to the United Kingdom, it has been reported.Viennese newspaper Heute reports today (Tues) that a self portrait by late Austrian artist Koloman Moser has been reported as missing. The painting was purchased by a London-based man for 116,200 […]
Former Austrian Ambassador Erich Peter Hochleitner celebrates his 80th birthday today (Thurs).The Vienna-born international law expert represented Austria in Cairo, Brussels, London and Lisbon before heading international development projects of the foreign office.Hochleitner, who started working in diplomatic services in 1956, also acted as Austrias Ambassador to NATO. He retired in 1996.
A British newspaper has identified the young man who survived a flight from Vienna to London by crouching in a wheel bay earlier this month.The Mail on Sunday (MoS) reported yesterday (Sun) that the 20-year-old stowaway who fell off the jumbo jet after it touched down at London-Heathrow was Andrei Culea from Cochirleni in eastern […]
A Romanian survived a flight from Vienna to London by clinging on to the planes landing gear, according to reports.Newspapers report today (Tues) that the 20-year-old man “dropped frozen stiff from the fixed landing gear” of the United Arab Emirates State fleet aircraft after its landing at London-Heathrow on Sunday.The jumbo jet landed at […]
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 […]
Canadian singer Leonard Cohen will return to Austria for a concert in Salzburg this summer, it has been announced.Britishrock.cc reports today (Thurs) that the Montreal-born folk icon will perform at the Salzburgarena on 27 July.The 75-year-old has performed several times at various venues in Austria in the past few years.Cohen has put out records since […]