A man has died after falling when out trying to collect grasshoppers in Pians, Tirol, Austria. The 74-year-old was found dead after a search party was sent out to look for the man who had been reported missing by his son when he didn’t return from his walk as planned yesterday (Tuesday). The man who […]
The Upper Austrian municipality of Kronstorf is waiting for search engine giant Google to start building a data centre for which Google had bought 75 hectares of land three years ago. National broadcaster ORF reported that the decision to build at Kronstorf was made by Google partly because the company wants to use only renewable […]
An escaped Boa constrictor keeping policeman busy for five days has been found behind the owners oven.Graz officials decided to assign dozens of police recruits to search for the dangerous snake after Klaus Löschnig reported it as missing on Sunday. Several reptile experts and volunteers got engaged in the search as well.The reptile enthusiast assumed […]
Mountain rescue authorities have reprimanded a hiker for wearing Crocs shoes after she had to be rescued by helicopter.Officials in Tyrol said today (Fri) the German tourist slipped and fell during a trip at the Karwendel mountain region in near Achenkirch in Schwaz district.Rescuers had to transfer the 54-year-old to a local hospital in a […]
Seventy-five firemen took part in a five-hour search operation for a slightly injured hiker in Salzburg today (Weds).Local authorities said the man called for help after falling down a ravine at the Kapuziner mountain close to the city of Salzburg. They said the search lasted around five hours as the 58-year-old gave wrong information about […]
Social network platforms have the capability to harm companies reputation, an online strategies expert has warned.Josef Barth, who managed incumbent president Heinz Fischers 2010 election campaigns internet activities, said today (Thurs) firms should not remove unpleasant postings but honestly respond to accusations they contained.Barth, a former journalist for political weekly profil, stressed this was the […]
A pensioner who faked his own suicide to escape a sex abuse trial was sentenced to four years in prison on Friday.A court in Korneuburg, Lower Austria, heard how Helmut B. was found alive and well at an Upper Austrian monastery months after being declared dead.The 68-year-old staged his own suicide by jumping off a […]
The body of an 88-year-old man was found lying in a stream this morning (Mon) in Dölsach, East Tyrol, police said.A search for the man, last seen alive on Saturday, had begun shortly after midnight.Police said he had probably slipped on an icy incline and plunged into the stream.