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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Austria

This year
Fake Ozempic pens circulating in Europe, watchdogs warn
The drug is in short supply internationally.
Work has begun on turning Adolf Hitler’s birthplace in Austria into a police station
The aim of the project is to deter people who glorify the Nazi leader from visiting the site.
Zookeeper dies and another left injured after rhino attack at Austrian zoo
The exact circumstances of how the accident occurred have yet to be determined.
Austrian ex-chancellor charged with giving false evidence over scandal that collapsed government
Sebastian Kurz is accused of giving false evidence about his role in setting up a holding company and will face trial in October.
Ireland U21s game abandoned after alleged racial abuse
Jim Crawford’s side had been leading the friendly game against Kuwait 3-0.
Ireland U21s game abandoned after alleged racial abuse
Jim Crawford’s side had been leading the friendly game against Kuwait 3-0.
Austrian political party overturns leadership vote after wrong person is declared winner
Party officials discovered that the number of votes ‘was reversed’ on Saturday due to a spreadsheet error.
Two people charged after Hitler speeches played on Austrian train’s intercom
Spreading Nazi propaganda is a criminal offence in Austria.
Eight dead after weekend avalanches in Austria
The eight deaths came as resorts are filled during the February school holidays in Vienna.
Five dead after avalanches in Austria and Switzerland
One victim was a 17-year-old New Zealander who was skiing when the avalanche struck.
Man arrested after being found living in Austrian cellar with six children and woman
Local media reported that the man is a follower of a right-wing extremist conspiracy group.
Last year
Skiers rescued unharmed after avalanche at Austrian resort
Austrian authorities have located 10 skiers after 200 rescuers, helicopters and dogs took part in search
A closer look at Ireland's potential World Cup play-off opponents
Vera Pauw’s side face the winners of Scotland and Austria away on 11 October.
Three dead after smuggler van overturns in Austria
The van was crammed with some 20 people, including children, when it overturned as the driver sought to escape a police control.
Austria dump Norway out and book Euros quarter-final clash with Germany
Nicola Billa’s first-half header secured a 1-0 win, the Austrians’ first over the Norwegians.
Northern Ireland's hopes of reaching Euro knockout stages all but end after Austria loss
Goals from Katharina Schiechtl and Katharina Naschenweng sealed the win for Austria.
Austria to scrap controversial mandatory Covid vaccination
Current official figures show that 62% of the Austrian population currently have a valid vaccination certificate.
Ralf Rangnick considering offer to take over a national team - report
The interim Manchester United manager is reportedly considering an offer to coach the Austria team.
Austria suspends law making Covid vaccines mandatory for all adults
The law took effect in February and called for fines up to €3,600 from mid-March for those who do not comply.
Nine people have died after more than 100 avalanches hit Austria
Police said that one incident had claimed the lives of a group of Swedish skiers.
Austria's compulsory Covid vaccination rules are now in force
Unvaccinated people can face fines of up to €3,600 following an “introductory phase”.
Five people die and another person injured following avalanche in Austria
The victims were buried under snow in an area near the Swiss border.
Austrian president signs law making Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for all adults
Those holding out can face fines of up to €3,600 after mid-March.
All time
Tens of thousands protest Austria compulsory Covid jabs
Vaccination is to be obligatory from February for all residents older than 14.
Ireland beaten by Austria in FIBA EuroBasket 2025 Pre-Qualifier
John Carroll impressed as he registered 23 points.
Austrian Chancellor on vaccine mandate plans: 'You don't only have rights, you have obligations'
The country has entered a strict lockdown to combat soaring coronavirus cases.
Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in
Austria reported over 15,000 new Covd-19 cases on Saturday.
Thousands gather in Vienna to protest Austrian lockdown and vaccine mandate
The far-right opposition Freedom Party was among those calling for demonstrations against lockdown.
Austria imposing national lockdown for all and making vaccinations mandatory
The lockdown will start from Monday and will be evaluated after 10 days.
The lockdown will start from Monday and will be evaluated after 10 days.
It's planned that Covid-19 vaccinations will be mandatory from 1 February next year.
Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg blamed the unvaccinated for an “attack on the health system”.
Austria begins lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19
About 65% of Austria’s almost nine million people are vaccinated.
Austria plans lockdown for those not vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19
Only around 65% of the population is fully vaccinated in Austria.
Austria foreign minister set to replace embattled Kurz
Sebastian Kurz announced yesterday that he was stepping down as chancellor.
Austrian chancellor Kurz to quit amid corruption probe
Opposition leaders had called for Kurz to go and planned to bring a no-confidence motion against him.
Scotland beat Austria to revive World Cup dream
Lyndon Dykes scored the only goal of the game in Vienna.
Max Verstappen cruises to Austrian GP win as Lewis Hamilton finishes fourth
Hamilton also finished behind team-mate Valtteri Bottas and fellow Briton Lando Norris.
Depay and Dumfries send Netherlands into Euro 2020 knockouts
A 2-0 win over Austria tonight in Amsterdam.
Arnautovic handed one-match ban over 'heated words' directed at Alioski
The 32-year-old Austria striker will miss his team’s game against the Netherlands on Thursday.
UEFA opens investigation into Marko Arnautovic incident against North Macedonia
The frontman reacted angrily after scoring late in the game in Bucharest.
Saka’s first international goal earns England win but setback as Alexander-Arnold injured
The teenage Arsenal forward slotted in the winning goal early in the second half.
Hotel quarantine: Why is Austria on Ireland's list of 'designated countries' but not France and Germany?
Officials want to add 17 EU countries to the list.