Dont disregard insolvency for Hypo bank says WIFO head


A leading Austrian economist has caused controversy by questioning the government’s stance about how to deal with ailing bank Hypo Alpe Adria. Professor Karl Aiginger, who heads up think tank WIFO and is Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, said the government were too quick to completely reject the […]

The Pope must die claim on Graz Uni website


An Australian professor of music at the University of Graz in Austria has called for the death sentence for the Pope in an article published on the University’s website. Karl-Franzens-University officials who were bombarded with complaints have now taken the article off-line and confirmed that the article represented the private opinion of Music Professor Richard […]

Another coming out of transsexual teacher

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Austria has seen a second case of a once male teacher set to return after the summer holidays to school as a woman.Viennese polytechnic college professor Walter S. infuriated some parents and colleagues by revealing last week he has undergone a sex change surgery recently. The federal education ministry however gave the green lights for […]