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# austria - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Authorities could have contained spread of Covid-19 that infected thousands in Austrian ski resorts, report finds

The mishandling has been blamed for allowing sick tourists to carry the virus to their home countries.

# austria - Sunday 5 July, 2020

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'I will not take the knee' - Leclerc and Verstappen confirm split among F1 drivers

The Ferrari driver said it ‘does not mean at all that I am less committed than others in the fight against racism.’

# austria - Monday 9 March, 2020

Six people killed in Austrian avalanches

Five people swept away were part of a walking group.

# austria - Friday 11 October, 2019

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender

Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

# austria - Monday 30 September, 2019

Victory for Kurz in Austrian election but tough coalition talks ahead

A corruption scandal with Kurz’s coalition partners brought down the last government and prompted early elections.

# austria - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Conservative Sebastian Kurz on track to retake power in Austrian snap election

Kurz’s former allies, the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe), were the biggest losers, falling 10 percentage points.

# austria - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Seven Irish crews reach semis at World Rowing Championships

Five Irish boats are still in contention for Olympic qualification in Austria.

# austria - Friday 26 July, 2019

Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go

“He was full of hatred,” Nathalie Birli said. “He blindfolded me, forced me to drink wine, and he always held a knife in his hand.”

# austria - Monday 27 May, 2019

Austrian chancellor removed from office following no-confidence vote

The no-confidence vote comes following the resignation of his deputy over a hidden camera sting.

# austria - Monday 20 May, 2019

Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting

This comes after one of their number, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, was fired.

# austria - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Austrian Chancellor calls election after far-right vice chancellor resigns over hidden-camera sting

Heinz-Christian Strache today insisted he was the “victim of a targeted political attack”.

# austria - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools

The measure was proposed by the ruling right-wing government.

# austria - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers

Iceland also came out on top this afternoon.

# austria - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

# austria - Friday 11 January, 2019

Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption

Snow in parts of Austria and southern Germany has been causing widespread issues in recent days.

# austria - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Ecstasy to agony: O'Neill and Ireland have been on a steady decline since brilliant Vienna win

In November 2016 Ireland sat top of their World Cup qualifying group, but ever since Martin O’Neill’s side have regressed significantly.

# austria - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Putin defends 'private' trip to Austrian FM's wedding after dance photos emerge

He said the trip was “purely private”.

# austria - Monday 23 July, 2018

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Dundalk could face Ajax or Austrian side Sturm Graz in third round of Europa League qualifiers

The Premier Division leaders will take on the loser of the Champions League second qualifying round tie.

# austria - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Neymar accuses opponents of 'UFC' tactics after surviving first start since February

The PSG star netted a stunning goal against Austria in Brazil’s final pre-World Cup friendly.

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Neymar, Coutinho and Jesus secure win as World Cup favourites Brazil head for Russia

The Selecao put three unanswered goals past Austria at the Ernst-Happel-Stadium this evening.

# austria - Friday 8 June, 2018

Austria to expel 'several' foreign-funded imams and shut seven mosques, Chancellor says

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said “political Islam and radicalisation have no place” in Austria.

# austria - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Neuer makes long-awaited comeback in surprise Germany defeat to Austria

A returning Manuel Neuer was unable to prevent Germany falling to an unlikely defeat to Austria at a sodden Worthersee Stadion.

# austria - Friday 18 May, 2018

Inspired by McIlroy, Antrim-born golf prodigy set for European Tour debut

15-year-old Tom McKibbin will compete at the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria next month.

# austria - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

At least three people injured in a knife attack on the streets of Vienna

A motive for the attack wasn’t immediately known.

# austria - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'Step on the gas - we can make it to seven million': Austria shaken by 'Nazi songbook' scandal

Far-right parties in Austria are becoming more popular.

# austria - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Austria is clamping down on a student fraternity that sings about Nazis

The Germania zu Wiener Neustadt is connected to some politicians

# austria - Friday 26 January, 2018

Austrian police confirm body of missing 21-year-old Irishman found in Vienna

His death is being treated as a tragic accident.

# austria - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Police focusing search for Irishman missing in Vienna on Danube river area

Ross Hanlon, 21, was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning.

# austria - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort

Ross Hanlon, 21, was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning.

# austria - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Family appeal for help finding Irishman (21) missing in Vienna

Ross Hanlon from Athboy, Co Meath went missing in Vienna at 2am yesterday morning.

# austria - Friday 22 December, 2017

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna

The accident occurred at 5pm near the station of Kritzendorf.

# austria - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'Nothing to fear' as anti-immigration Austrian far-right enters government

The anti-immigration FPOe came third in the election with 26% of the vote.

# austria - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

# austria - Monday 16 October, 2017

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the world’s youngest leader in waiting.

# austria - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Austria is set to elect this 31-year-old as its leader

The People’s Party (OeVP), rebranded by “whizz-kid” Kurz as a “movement”, is forecast to reap more than 30% of the vote.

# austria - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man in shark costume fined under Austria's new 'burqa ban' law

Police said there were certain “grey areas” in the law that need to be ironed out.

# austria - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains

As Austrians grow more openly hostile towards Muslims, major political parties are deliberately brandishing Islamophobia in the hope of gaining an advantage at the polls.

# austria - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Five die after climbers roped together 2,000 metres high in the Alps suffer fall

A total of eight climbers have died in three separate incidents this weekend.

# austria - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia

Eamonn Donnelly and his friend Sepp Tieber are currently making their way across England.

# austria - Monday 17 July, 2017

Ireland's Phil Hogan has been presented with a medal of honour by the Republic of Austria

Hogan is Ireland’s representative on the European Commission.

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