New pilgrimage route to open in Lower Austria


A new 162 kilometre long St. James pilgrimage route from Mikulov in the Czech Republic to Krems, Lower Austria, will formally open on Easter Monday, it was announced today (Mon).The opening ceremony and blessing of the route will take place in Großrußbach.The route, which will go through Drasenhofen, Mistelbach, Großrußbach and Stockerau in Lower Austria’s […]

Truck with 11 tonnes of blood-plasma stolen en route to Austria

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A truck carrying 11 tonnes of blood-plasma stolen in Berlin while en route to Austria has been found in Poland and safely returned to the country.Police said yesterday (Thurs) that the driver of a Lower Austrian freighter’s truck with Mödling license plates had picked up the load of plasma from the USA on 5 February […]

No state money for AUA’s Vienna – Linz service


By Thomas HochwarterUpper Austrian governor Josef Pühringer has rejected Austrian Airlines’ (AUA) appeal for financial support for its Vienna – Linz route.The People’ Party (ÖVP) governor today (Weds) confirmed reports claiming the struggling airline had contacted the government to discuss subsidies.”Financial support by the state of Upper Austria is out of the question,” Pühringer  said.The […]