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

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

Jul 26th 2019, 8:26 PM 30,795 Views 11 Comments

“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.”

Austrian chancellor removed from office following no-confidence vote
# Ibiza Gate
# Ibiza Gate

Austrian chancellor removed from office following no-confidence vote

May 27th 2019, 6:25 PM 15,952 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2019, 8:24 PM 20,193 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Updated May 18th 2019, 7:09 PM 40,666 Views 83 Comments

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

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools
# Freedom Party
# Freedom Party

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools

May 16th 2019, 7:29 AM 25,229 Views 70 Comments

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

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers
# All The Action
From The42
# All The Action

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

May 4th 2019, 9:35 PM 4,999 Views 0 Comments

Iceland also came out on top this afternoon.

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

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

Updated Jan 13th 2019, 1:38 PM 18,980 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 51,671 Views 25 Comments

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

Ecstasy to agony: O'Neill and Ireland have been on a steady decline since brilliant Vienna win
# Fall From Grace
From The42
# Fall From Grace

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

Oct 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,092 Views 15 Comments

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

Putin defends 'private' trip to Austrian FM's wedding after dance photos emerge
# Rocking The Boat
# Rocking The Boat

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:50 PM 42,208 Views 39 Comments

He said the trip was “purely private”.

Dundalk could face Ajax or Austrian side Sturm Graz in third round of Europa League qualifiers
# Dutch Gold
From The42
# Dutch Gold

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:01 PM 4,629 Views 1 Comment

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

Neymar accuses opponents of 'UFC' tactics after surviving first start since February
# Octagon Control
From The42
# Octagon Control

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

Jun 10th 2018, 8:54 PM 9,601 Views 15 Comments

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

Neymar, Coutinho and Jesus secure win as World Cup favourites Brazil head for Russia
# Looking Good
From The42
# Looking Good

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

Jun 10th 2018, 5:57 PM 9,114 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 8th 2018, 8:26 AM 17,566 Views 123 Comments

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

Neuer makes long-awaited comeback in surprise Germany defeat to Austria
# Guess Who's Back
From The42
# Guess Who's Back

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

Jun 2nd 2018, 9:20 PM 9,639 Views 7 Comments

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

Inspired by McIlroy, Antrim-born golf prodigy set for European Tour debut
# Teenage Dreams
From The42
# Teenage Dreams

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

May 18th 2018, 8:42 PM 7,070 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 7th 2018, 9:55 PM 33,333 Views 55 Comments

A motive for the attack wasn’t immediately known.

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

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

Feb 4th 2018, 7:45 AM 28,501 Views 46 Comments

Far-right parties in Austria are becoming more popular.

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

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

Jan 31st 2018, 8:18 PM 11,830 Views 57 Comments

The Germania zu Wiener Neustadt is connected to some politicians

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

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

Jan 26th 2018, 7:51 PM 58,863 Views 22 Comments

His death is being treated as a tragic accident.

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

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

Jan 25th 2018, 2:15 PM 12,424 Views 1 Comment

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

Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort
# Ross Hanlon
# Ross Hanlon

Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort

Jan 21st 2018, 1:17 PM 36,804 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 20th 2018, 9:58 AM 69,930 Views 4 Comments

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

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna
# Austria
# Austria

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:11 PM 7,685 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 16th 2017, 2:48 PM 11,583 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 12th 2017, 11:00 AM 10,925 Views 12 Comments

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader
# World's Youngest Leader
# World's Youngest Leader

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

Oct 16th 2017, 8:55 AM 17,654 Views 67 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 15th 2017, 10:58 AM 23,267 Views 63 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 10th 2017, 11:34 AM 11,839 Views 43 Comments

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

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains
# Culture Of Fear
# Culture Of Fear

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 9:45 AM 18,228 Views 104 Comments

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.

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

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

Aug 27th 2017, 2:50 PM 21,985 Views 7 Comments

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

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia
# The Long Walk Home
# The Long Walk Home

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

Aug 12th 2017, 6:00 PM 8,904 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 17th 2017, 3:54 PM 13,690 Views 96 Comments

Hogan is Ireland’s representative on the European Commission.

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years
# Mix-up
# Mix-up

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years

Jun 12th 2017, 2:20 PM 39,865 Views 34 Comments

Doris Gruenwald only found out after she took a DNA test.

'They had a 12th man today' - James McClean outraged with referee's performance
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'They had a 12th man today' - James McClean outraged with referee's performance

Jun 11th 2017, 7:32 PM 39,643 Views 50 Comments

Ireland had a goal disallowed and appeals for a late penalty were ignored.

Watch: All the goals from Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Austria
# Lucky Escape
From The42
# Lucky Escape

Watch: All the goals from Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Austria

Jun 11th 2017, 7:25 PM 16,075 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, Shane Duffy had a goal disallowed.

Walters strikes late to earn Ireland a share of the spoils with Austria
# Point Apiece
From The42
# Point Apiece

Walters strikes late to earn Ireland a share of the spoils with Austria

Jun 11th 2017, 6:58 PM 24,635 Views 74 Comments

The draw leaves Martin O’Neill’s side top of Group D with Serbia and Wales facing off this evening.

As it happened: Ireland v Austria, World Cup 2018 qualifier From The42
Live Jun 11th 2017, 4:30 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Austria, World Cup 2018 qualifier

Marriage of Fancy Dan and Plain Jane brings out the best in the Boys in Green
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Marriage of Fancy Dan and Plain Jane brings out the best in the Boys in Green

Jun 9th 2017, 12:27 PM 15,879 Views 5 Comments

It’s time to throw off the inferiority complex and take that next step, writes Tommy Martin.

More bad news for Austria as Marc Janko to miss Ireland qualifier
# IreAus
From The42
# IreAus

More bad news for Austria as Marc Janko to miss Ireland qualifier

Jun 7th 2017, 3:33 PM 5,985 Views 2 Comments

The side’s top scorer has tonsilitis.