The Austrian foreign office has warned nationals not to travel to Turkey after widespread unrest in the country. The first clashes broke out between demonstrators and police in Istanbul just one day after Turkish Airlines introduced a new direct line between Salzburg and Istanbul. The fighting rapidly increased with several dead and injured being reported. […]
Vice Chancellor Dr. Michael Spindelegger has opened the 59th international gardening festival in Tulln and praised the impressive floral arrangements at what is now Europe’s biggest flower show. Under the motto “A floral trip through history” the best Austrian gardeners and tourists presented their creations depicting different eras in a floral way. The designers come […]
A Styrian man died in a pond near Feldbach yesterday afternoon (Tues). The 58-year-old was already dead when a doctor and paramedics arrived at the lake in Riegersburg. Witnesses told the police he swam to the middle of the public bathing pond before he drowned. Medics did not manage to resuscitate him.
A special stamp and wine will be presented to mark the 25th anniversary of an Austrian charity organisation.CARE Österreich, the Austrian branch of humanitarian organisation CARE, was established in 1986. CARE has 24 employees in Austria. The organisation currently focuses on 35 projects in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Europe.CARE Österreich said today […]
Styrian fire-fighters rescued a fox trapped on an ice floe floating in the middle of a pond this morning (Fri).Officials in Wartberg said the local fire brigade used a canoe and a fishing net to bring the distressed animal to safety.Tourists enjoying the slopes informed lift operators after spotting the fox erratically going round in […]
An Austrian has been fined for yodelling while mowing his lawn, according to a report.The Kronen Zeitung newspaper claims Helmut G. was told by a court in Graz, Styria, that his yodelling offended his next-door Muslim neighbours.The men reportedly accused the 63-year-old of having tried to mock and imitate the call of the Muezzin. The […]
A kinky couple having sex on the street were arrested after attacking policemen.Linz officials said the 18-year-olds were spotted romping in the middle of the road outside their flat around 4.30am this morning (Thurs).A neighbour called police after fearing a crime was being carried out as he heard the horny pairs groans and screams.Police said […]