Pressure rises for school pupils as school year end nears


Parents splash out a collective 33 million Euros a year on tuition fees in Austria for their children, but are now being advised to spend more time talking to them instead. Recent figures from the Vienna Chamber of Labour shows that every fourth student in the capital – around 6,000-7,000 – retake their exams every […]

Vienna gets Leopold Gratz Square

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A Vienna square has been named after the late Social Democratic (SPÖ) Mayor Leopold Gratz.The location in the city centre close to the justice ministry was today (Fri) officially called Leopold Gratz Square.SPÖ Chancellor Werner Faymann and SPÖ Mayor Michael Häupl attended the ceremony honouring the iconic Social Democrat who presided as the capital’s mayor […]

Vienna street to be named after ‘Tiger’ Zeman


Vienna officials announced today (Tues) that a street will be named after Rapid Vienna legend Walter Zeman.A ceremony to mark the naming of the street in Donaustadt district will take place on Friday.Zeman is regarded as one of Austria’s best goalkeepers of all time. He played for Rapid between 1945 and 1961 and was called […]