Exhibition on Susi Weigel begins on 13 May


An exhibition on the work of artist Susi Weigel will open at the Women’s Museum in Hittisau, Vorarlberg on 13 May, it was announced today (Fri).Weigel, who died in 1990, produced a vast amount of children’s literature, including the classic “Das kleine Ich bin Ich” (The small me is me) in 1972. The exhibition will […]

BTV back on track after ‘difficult’ 2008


Bosses at the Bank für Tirol und Vorarlberg (BTV) said today (Fri) the institution’s profit had soared year on year in 2009 after what they described as “a very difficult 2008”.The provincial bank’s annual profit before taxes jumped by 2.3 per cent last year compared to 2008 figures to 51.3 million Euros.BVT increased its equity […]

AUA ‘keeps Moscow landing rights’


Austrian Airlines (AUA) will continue to have permission to land in Moscow, according to a newspaper report.Austrian daily Die Presse reports in its edition from today (Fri) that the company keeps its rights to offer connections to Russia.Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin had publicly questioned the bilateral agreement once made between the Austrian and the […]

Kebab stand robber gets two and a half years in prison

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A 21-year-old man who tried to rob a kebab stand was sentenced to two and a half years in prison yesterday (Tues) by Feldkirch provincial court.The man and a 14-year old accomplice with a pistol had tried to hold up the stand in Frastanz, Vorarlberg in January, but the mother of its Kurdish proprietor threw […]