Rain shortage worries farmers

Green Austria

Austrian farmers have raised the alarm over a water shortage following an entire month in which some regions have seen no rain at all. Particularly badly hit has been the agricultural region of Burgenland where it is estimated the first rain will now fall on 1 April – meaning that the region will have gone […]

Oldest killer evades prison in Austria

General News

A woman tagged as Austria’s oldest murderer will not be extradited after she fled to Poland, the country of her birth, it has emerged.Bronislawa Jarosz was sentenced to 18 years in prison for killing her neighbour in 2007. The Polish-born woman stole jewellery and four bottles of wine after beating Austrian Maria P., 78, to […]