This rare Axolotl salamander has a reason to smile as he welcomes visitors as the star attraction at an Aquaria Fun Park in Austria. Unlike his relatives he has not ended up struggling to escape pollution back home in Mexico or being experimented in a lab where they are a much sought after research object. […]
A romantic couple are to be given the chance to reach new peaks – in a double bed nearly 10,000ft up a mountain in the Alps. The nature lovers will use a bed – laid on by tourism chiefs in Ramsau, Austria – placed at the top of a glacier in complete seclusion apart from […]
Austrian women have taken their clothes off in protest against the building of a railway tunnel south of Vienna. Countryside protection organisation “Alliance for Nature” has bought out a scantily clad calendar in efforts to prevent the building of the Semmering base tunnel. The historical Semmering mountain railway was built in 1854 and since 1998 […]
An elderly man was robbed while answering the call of nature on a public square in Vienna this morning (Fri).The 69-year-old stopped to urinate in Favoriten district after a boozy night out when he was hit on the head from behind.The attacker who is being sought fled with the pensioners wallet.
Viennas Spanish Riding School has been put on the list of Austrian immaterial cultural objects by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).Maria Walcher from the Austrian UNESCO committee for immaterial cultural values said today (Fri): “It is a matter of a ritual, traditional craft, oral tradition and timeless knowledge in relation to protection […]