Schuhmacher Ball For Young Shoe Designers

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A load of cobblers brightened up the stage in the Austrian capital of Vienna when the annual Shoemaker Ball saw the best and brightest shoe designers from all over the world attend the industries VIP annual event. The highlight of the Schuhmacher (shoe maker) Ball which first took place in 1938 was this year as […]

Police hunt for 2 meter crocodile

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A police search for an escaped crocodile after two children reported that it had attacked them and munched its way through one of their shoes has been stepped down over fears that the beast might be scared away to a location where it would then be impossible to find. The drama started when the two […]

‘Mr Freeze’ survives 24-hour ice cage stunt

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An Austrian illusionist has survived being trapped in a block of ice for 24 hours.Klaus “Mr Freeze” Fox wore just a jumper, trousers and shoes when he was caged in a two metre long and 70 centimetres wide space in the middle of a solid ice block in Spittal, Carinthia, on Sunday.The magician, whose previous […]

Legero to expand Romanian factory

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Business

Rudolf Hampl, head of Austrian shoe producer Legero, announced plans to enlarge the firm¬ís production facilities in Romania.The company, whose headquarters are in Graz, started to relocate its production from Austria to Romania, India, Vietnam, China, Indonesia and Italy in 1993 due to financial reasons.Now Hampl said the plan was to become even more active […]