Husband asked to buy grave for wife who isn’t dead

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By Rob Hyde A gravestone company in Upper Austria tried to sell a man a grave for his wife who is still alive. Franz Lengauer, 73, was shocked to received a prospectus addressed to the family of “the deceased Mrs Maria Lengauer” when she was sitting right next to him at their house in Mauthausen. […]

Finance scandal reason for early election


The financial scandal in Salzburg has been hotly debated since last December. Many people lost their trust in the government and this has led to early elections on 5 May. The former financial adviser Wolfgang Eisl (ÖVP) issued a letter of attorney ten years ago, which allowed three state servants to make risky financial deals. […]