England to play final World Cup test match in Graz


England will play their final test match ahead of this summer’s World Cup in Graz, it has emerged.Organisers of the national team’s training camp in Styria announced today (Thurs) that the star-studded squad would play against Japan at UPC Arena in Graz on 30 May.The friendly would be broadcast live in Japan, they added, but […]

UNIQA sees drop in earnings


Insurance firm UNIQA today (Tues) reported a drop in operating earnings.The company said its operating earnings had fallen 9.5 per cent from 90 million Euros in 2008 to 81.5 million Euros in 2009.It added, however, that its 39.5 million Euros in operating earnings in the fourth quarter of 2009 had been the highest quarterly figure […]

Tamburitza band enters Guinness Book of World Records


A Croatian band famed for their Vienna concerts has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest tamburitza orchestra in the world.The “100 Tamburasa” orchestra features 100 of the most-prominent tamburitza players, Croatian Times reports.The orchestra is unique because the players and conductors sing the vocal parts of concerts. It performs in Croatia […]