Faymann suffers Facebook fiasco


The office of Social Democratic (SPÖ) chief Werner Faymann is accused of using unfair methods trying to boost the chancellor’s presence on the internet after a mediocre start. The SPÖ boss launched his profile on social networking site Facebook on last month’s Austrian National Day when political observers expected him to speak out on the […]

Bregenz Festival technician dies before opening

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Yesterday’s (Tues) grand opening of the 65th Bregenz Festival (Bregenzer Festspiele) was overshadowed by the death of a staffer.Event organisers announced today (Weds) that the technician probably suffered cardiac arrest shortly before the beginning of the ceremony.The man – whose age and identity were not revealed – suddenly collapsed and colleagues and paramedics were unable […]