Two would-be robbers tried to escape the police by leaping into one of Europe’s largest lakes. The duo aged 14 and 16 were caught red-handed during an attempted break-in at a shop in Bregenz, Vorarlberg, last night (Mon/Tues). They initially managed to run away and tried to outrun the officers by jumping into Lake Constance […]
Austrian yacht stranded in Croatia
The yacht of two Austrian holidaymakers got stranded at the shores of a Croatian island, it has been reported. The Croatian Times writes that the reason for the accident of the 15-metre long boat is still a matter of investigations. The yacht’s skipper, a Croat, was fined 600 Euros for the incident at Hvar, according […]
Hundreds of households in Vienna were left without electricity for several hours yesterday morning (Thurs).Shortly after the power outage kicked off, energy provider Wien Energie said the reason was unclear and a matter for investigation.Around 1,800 homes, offices and shops in Vienna-Währing were affected by the disruption.
An energy sector watchdog has hit out at energy providers for jacking up gas prices.Independent market observer E-Control said today (Weds) companies operating in Austria must not give the ongoing debate about a possible farewell to nuclear energy in Germany as a reason for their gas price hikes.E-Control revealed Austrian households have been forced to […]