Smoking turns housewife into human torch

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A 40-year-old woman suffered serious burns when she lighted a cigarette after filling a basin with petrol.The housewife was rushed to a clinic after the incident at her home in the Styrian spa town of Bad Waltersdorf (Tues).Meanwhile a 47-year-old man died three days after suffering serious burns when a petrol can exploded in woodland […]

Five-star Steirerhof to reopen after €4mn makeover


One of Austria’s best hotels is set to open its doors again after undergoing an extensive makeover.Steirerhof manager Werner Unterweger said today (Thurs) the five-star resort – located in the Styrian spa of Bad Waltersdorf – will restart business at the end of this month.Unterweger explained around four million Euros have been invested in improving […]