Vienna pretzel closing in on Tokio Hotel on Facebook


A pretzel put on Facebook by an Austrian student has won the support of hundreds of thousands of netizens.Martin Samorajski from Vienna said he decided to create a platform for the snack in order to find out whether it would spark a larger fan base than German teenage pop band Tokio Hotel.The pretzel had 380,000 […]

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 […]