Many women buy Valentine’s Day gifts, study shows


More than four out of 10 Austrian women will surprise their partners with presents on Valentine’s Day, according to a poll.The Federal Economy Chamber’s (WKO) Viennese branch (WKW) found that not just men buy gifts for their partners on 14 February. Its study shows that 42 per cent of women plan to spend money on […]

Strache sees sex discrimination in ministry’s Valentine’s Day gifts


Freedom Party (FPÖ) chief Heinz-Christian Strache is outraged over “gender disparities” at the defence ministry after female employees were given flower seeds on Valentine’s Day.The opposition right-winger asked Social Democratic (SPÖ) Defence Minister Norbert Darabos in an official enquiry: “Does work by male staff count for less at your ministry?”Darabos yesterday (Mon) hit back at […]