Holiday bonus for social work at DM


Employees of a leading drugstore chain will get an extra day off if they use it for community work, it has been reported.DM Austria, the Austrian branch of German cosmetic products and drugstore chain DM, said today (Tues) that its 5,400 staff will be granted an additional paid day off work if they use the […]

Closure of Vienna Ring causes political firestorm

Green Austria

By Lisa ChapmanPoliticians have hit out after Vienna’s Ringstraße was shut down yesterday (Tues) to mark an EU-wide car free day.They blasted the move – organised by the Greens and environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) – which saw the Ring between Operngasse and Bellariastraße shut and covered with artificial grass for people to picnic on during […]