Vir Gin backs down over spirited row with Branson firm

Culinary Guide

Lawyers for Richard Branson’s Virgin firm have forced a small Alpine spirit maker to change the name of their gin after claiming it breached copyright. Austrian Anton Vogl from Guglhof in Hallein, Austria, had patented the name of his “Vir Gin” with the Austrian patenting authorities in 2010 and started putting it on the market […]

Pilgrims escape coach crash unharmed

General News

Dozens of Austrian pilgrims had a narrow escape as their coach crashed on a motorway in Croatia.Local police announced today (Thurs) no one was injured when the vehicle ploughed into a fence erected alongside a motorway near Sestanovac yesterday.Officials told the Croatian Times online newspaper that the group – consisting of 47 Austrians – were […]