Herminating world record attempt


An Austrian ski school has set a new world record in “Herminating” after 840 people joined former world champion Hermann Maier to copy his ski racing position on a snow-covered field at Saalfelden. “Herminating” aims to offer a winter alternative to planking –  inspired by the trend of mimicking a plank by lying face down […]

Newspaper fined over dead prostitute picture mix-up

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An Austrian newspaper has been sentenced to pay thousands of Euros in compensation to a Slovak student for printing a picture from her Facebook page as reporters mistook her for a murdered prostitute.Viennese tabloid Österreich was ordered to transfer 20,000 Euros to Lucia Rehakova. Reporters covering a series of brutal killings of prostitutes across Austria […]

World Press Photo exhibit returns to Vienna


The world’s best press photographs are now on display at a Viennese gallery.The Galerie Westlicht in Vienna-Neubau is the Austrian location for the World Press Photo exhibit for a ninth year in a row. More than 18,000 people attended the last year’s World Press Photo exhibition at the gallery. Around 170 selected images are on […]