German climbers airlifted to safety

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A police helicopter rescued two climbers after they were kept from returning to the valley by a thunderstorm. Officials in Tyrol said today (Tues) the German men, aged 27 and 29, were exhausted but unharmed. The incident occurred in the western province’s Wilder Kaiser mountain range on Saturday afternoon.

Heller photo exhibit starts


A spectacular exhibition showing the work of celebrated Austrian photographer Gerhard Heller has opened in Vienna today (Tues).Heller is considered one of Austria’s most renowned photographers. He worked with icons like Hollywood director Billy Wilder (“Some Like It Hot”) and pop singer Falco (“Rock Me Amadeus”).Heller learned the art of photography by snapping people taking […]