U2 ticket fraudster arrested

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A 34-year-old Hungarian trying to flog fake U2 tickets has been arrested.Officials in Salzburg said today (Thurs) the man was travelling to Munich by train yesterday where the Irish rock giants appeared last night.His belongings were checked when police found out that he was banned from staying in Austria due to his criminal record.Officers discovered […]

Bures rules out flight ticket tax


Social Democratic (SPÖ) Infrastructure Minister Doris Bures has rejected calls for a taxation of flight tickets.The German government coalition of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and the Free Democratic Party (FDP) recently announced plans to charge tickets from next year to force aviation companies into doing their bit to help restore the state […]

ÖFB president Windtner to stay put


Leo Windtner is to remain head of the Austrian Football Federation (ÖFB).A committee formed by the body’s nine provincial department chiefs and Bundesliga boss Hans Rinner decided to name Windtner as the only candidate for the post at the 30 May election.Windtner, who also acts as CEO of Linz-based electricity company Energie AG, became ÖFB […]