UNESCO accepts Schemenlaufen as world cultural heritage

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Culinary Guide

An Austrian tradition known as the Imster Schemenlaufen that takes place during the carnival period has been recognised as part of the world’s cultural heritage by UNESCO. It takes place every four years at Imst in Tyrol usually on a Sunday and lasts from early in the morning until exactly 1800. The next one takes […]

Obama mask bank robber nabbed

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Upper Austrian police have arrested a man who is suspected of robbing more than half a dozen banks wearing a Barack Obama mask.Police officers caught the suspect hiding in woodlands in V√∂cklabruck district after a bank robbery in the small town of Fornach yesterday afternoon (Thurs). The man, who is in custody, is accused of […]