BMW and Alfa Romeo get top marks in crash test

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New models by BMW and Alfa Romeo have won an Austrian car club’s crash test.Motorists’ association ÖAMTC said today (Weds) the BMW 5 Series and the Alfa Romeo Giulietta reached top marks of its five-star ranking, while the new Mazda CX-7 bagged four stars.ÖAMTC lauded the two winning models for avoiding serious pressure on any […]

‘Desperate Housewife’ Longoria visits Vienna


“Desperate Housewives” star Eva Longoria visited Vienna yesterday (Thurs), a city centre jeweller confirmed today.A spokeswoman for posh jeweller Kornmesser said the actress attended the opening of the firm’s new store at the Graben last night.She explained that Longoria was a “friend of the company”.The 35-year-old American was among star guests of last year’s Vienna […]

‘The Hoff’ lined up for folk music show


“Baywatch” legend David Hasselhoff will be the star guest at a “Musikantenstadl” show later this month.Austrian broadcaster ORF said today (Thurs) that “The Hoff” is lined up for the show at the Salzburg Arena on 24 April.Producers of the show announced the 57-year-old will perform his new song “This Time Around” as well as a […]

Warimpex earnings tumble


Real estate developer Warimpex fell deeply into the red last year, company bosses announced today (Weds).Franz Jurkowitsch, head of the Vienna-based firm that focuses on hotel development in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), said it had lost 71.77 million Euros in 2009 compared to losses of 3.41 million Euros in the previous year.Jurkowitsch said that […]

Bundesliga thriller sold out


Sunday’s Bundesliga face-off between league leaders Red Bull Salzburg and second-place Rapid Vienna was sold out as of this morning (Tues), Rapid bosses have announced.The match will be vice champions Rapid’s chance to overtake the “Bulls” in the table again. Peter Pacult’s team are currently three points down to the star-studded side coached by Dutchman […]