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Man charged with carving swastika into cyclist's forehead
# Austria
# Austria

Man charged with carving swastika into cyclist's forehead

Oct 15th 2015, 7:52 PM 19,997 Views 16 Comments

He and three others are accused of trying to force the victim to leave his neighbourhood.

The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours

Oct 12th 2015, 8:58 AM 8,643 Views 52 Comments

The total is higher than recent days.

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017

Sep 20th 2015, 6:10 PM 22,454 Views 167 Comments

Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.

Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?
# Schengen Agreement
# Schengen Agreement

Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?

Sep 14th 2015, 3:32 PM 19,368 Views 109 Comments

Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland have opted to introduce temporary border controls.

Syrian refugees coming to Ireland won't have to go through Direct Provision
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Syrian refugees coming to Ireland won't have to go through Direct Provision

Sep 7th 2015, 8:19 PM 38,210 Views 214 Comments

“5,000 people” is the latest number from ministers. The UK has announced it will take in 20,000 refugees.

"My toes hurt, a lot of blood, we walked too much" - Pain along the long trek to Europe
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

"My toes hurt, a lot of blood, we walked too much" - Pain along the long trek to Europe

Sep 5th 2015, 7:50 PM 31,130 Views 234 Comments

Migrants and refugees have begun arriving at the Austrian border from Hungary.

A toddler and three young boys were among the dead in Austrian truck
# Austria
# Austria

A toddler and three young boys were among the dead in Austrian truck

Aug 28th 2015, 12:10 PM 22,708 Views 148 Comments

Police believe the people inside were already dead when the truck crossed into Austria.

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria
# Crisis
# Crisis

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria

Aug 27th 2015, 2:10 PM 19,944 Views 166 Comments

An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.

The mystery of 'Mayerling: 126-year-old letters penned by crown prince's mistress emerge
# Great Love Affair
# Great Love Affair

The mystery of 'Mayerling: 126-year-old letters penned by crown prince's mistress emerge

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:45 AM 30,663 Views 2 Comments

The suicide notes were discovered in a bank vault, giving more insight into history’s greatest love affair.

This is how to get to know your neighbours

This is how to get to know your neighbours

Jul 31st 2015, 6:01 AM 16,140 Views 16 Comments

A new app that has been introduced in Austria could hold all of the answers.

Here's how Ireland's World Cup 2018 rivals have fared since we last met
# Familiar Foes
From The42
# Familiar Foes

Here's how Ireland's World Cup 2018 rivals have fared since we last met

Jul 25th 2015, 8:02 PM 6,878 Views 5 Comments

Ireland will be on red alert for in-form Welsh and Austrian outfits.

Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain
# Tragic
# Tragic

Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain

Jul 24th 2015, 8:10 PM 48,423 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.

Man kills three and injures 34 after driving car into crowd
# Graz
# Graz

Man kills three and injures 34 after driving car into crowd

Jun 20th 2015, 2:50 PM 21,978 Views 27 Comments

Two of the dead are believed to be a woman and a seven-year-old boy.

Austrian brothel offers free sex in protest against high taxes
# Get Up Stand Up
# Get Up Stand Up

Austrian brothel offers free sex in protest against high taxes

Jun 15th 2015, 8:48 AM 17,944 Views 25 Comments

The owner said he will pay the women working for him to make up for what they would normally get from clients.

What is the secretive Bilderberg Conference - and why has Michael O'Leary been invited?
# Lizard People
# Lizard People

What is the secretive Bilderberg Conference - and why has Michael O'Leary been invited?

Jun 11th 2015, 6:08 AM 15,659 Views 84 Comments

Gathering of the lizard people, secretive world government meeting, an ‘informal networking opportunity’ – or a mixture of all three?

This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland's oldest gay bar
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland's oldest gay bar

May 7th 2015, 4:57 PM 2,403 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Truck drivers given new minimum wage in Germany - even if they're just passing through
# Keep On Truckin'
# Keep On Truckin'

Truck drivers given new minimum wage in Germany - even if they're just passing through

Mar 12th 2015, 5:45 AM 18,803 Views 16 Comments

Companies are not happy about it.

Three men chose to have their arms "amputated" to get robotic replacements
# Handy
# Handy

Three men chose to have their arms "amputated" to get robotic replacements

Feb 25th 2015, 7:23 AM 19,268 Views 22 Comments

The hands are controlled by the user’s mind.

There's a kangaroo on the loose in Austria (NOT Australia)
# Boxing Clever
From The Daily Edge
# Boxing Clever

There's a kangaroo on the loose in Austria (NOT Australia)

Jan 28th 2015, 6:45 PM 3,596 Views 1 Comment

His name is Anton.

This is Hitler's old house ... and the Austrian government wants it
# Neo Nazi Visitors
# Neo Nazi Visitors

This is Hitler's old house ... and the Austrian government wants it

Jan 16th 2015, 6:35 PM 18,254 Views 35 Comments

The Nazi leader spent his early childhood in the building.

18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime
# Spine Tingling
# Spine Tingling

18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime

Jan 11th 2015, 4:30 PM 26,210 Views 24 Comments

From Baroque masterpieces to stark timber and glass structures — these incredible buildings are certain to distract you from whatever you’re reading.

Skier's body identified in Austria ... 86 years after going missing
# Alps
# Alps

Skier's body identified in Austria ... 86 years after going missing

Jan 9th 2015, 1:15 PM 30,380 Views 21 Comments

Karl K was 21 when he disappeared in 1929.

Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours
# Not Going Out
# Not Going Out

Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours

Dec 12th 2014, 10:44 AM 5,124 Views 76 Comments

New figures from Eurostat show Irish households to have 6% less material wealth than the European average.

We're guessing the Austrian president hasn't dealt with Irish timekeeping before
# Watch The Clock
From The Daily Edge
# Watch The Clock

We're guessing the Austrian president hasn't dealt with Irish timekeeping before

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:41 PM 39,281 Views 37 Comments

Tricky. Very tricky.

Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel
# Facebook Blues
# Facebook Blues

Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel

Jul 18th 2014, 5:59 PM 11,431 Views 15 Comments

A new study shows that going on Facebook can only have a negative impact on your mood, regardless of what you look at.

Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps
# Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Fail

Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps

Jun 12th 2014, 9:52 AM 13,872 Views 7 Comments

It wasn’t hacked. And you don’t need to change your password.

"It's the end of Europe!": Conchita's win sparks outrage from Russian politicians
# What A Drag
# What A Drag

"It's the end of Europe!": Conchita's win sparks outrage from Russian politicians

May 11th 2014, 7:55 PM 89,068 Views 278 Comments

“Fifty years ago the Soviet army occupied Austria. We made a mistake in freeing Austria. We should have stayed.”

Eurovision 2014 as it happened: Johnny Logan, beards, and glorious Conchita From The Daily Edge
Live May 11th 2014, 12:20 AM

Eurovision 2014 as it happened: Johnny Logan, beards, and glorious Conchita

Last member of 'Sound of Music' von Trapp family dies
# Trapp Family Singers
# Trapp Family Singers

Last member of 'Sound of Music' von Trapp family dies

Feb 23rd 2014, 11:45 AM 21,073 Views 13 Comments

Maria Franziska von Trapp has died at her home in the Vermont.

Amanda Knox ex-boyfriend says he wasn't trying to flee Italy
# Guilty
# Guilty

Amanda Knox ex-boyfriend says he wasn't trying to flee Italy

Feb 1st 2014, 12:36 PM 19,290 Views 52 Comments

Raffaele Sollecito said he turned back from a trip when he learned he had been convicted for a second time of the killing of Meredith Kercher.

Prisoner can't resist selfie with marijuana plant he snuck into prison...
# Green Fingers
From The Daily Edge
# Green Fingers

Prisoner can't resist selfie with marijuana plant he snuck into prison...

Jan 25th 2014, 2:30 PM 3,313 Views 0 Comments

… despite the fact that it resulted in it getting taken away.

75 years ago this week, this man saved 669 children from Nazi death camps
# Tribute
# Tribute

75 years ago this week, this man saved 669 children from Nazi death camps

Dec 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 27,614 Views 38 Comments

Hearing of violence against Jewish community in Germany and Austria, English stockbroker Nicholas Winton organised transport of children to safety.

Seven men found guilty of neo-Nazi crimes in Austria
# Prison
# Prison

Seven men found guilty of neo-Nazi crimes in Austria

Nov 5th 2013, 9:37 AM 7,766 Views 30 Comments

A video showed some of the men shouting ‘Heil Hitler’.

Austrian footballers recreate Pires/Henry penalty with similar, disastrous result
# Spot Off
From The42
# Spot Off

Austrian footballers recreate Pires/Henry penalty with similar, disastrous result

Oct 28th 2013, 7:50 PM 5,407 Views 3 Comments

If at first you don’t succeed…

Austrian poacher dies in fire after killing three police officers and a paramedic
# Austria
# Austria

Austrian poacher dies in fire after killing three police officers and a paramedic

Sep 18th 2013, 7:25 AM 5,467 Views 18 Comments

Police said today they believe they have found his charred remains in a hidden room at his farmhouse.

FAI 'considering the position' of Trapattoni after Austria defeat
# Ciao
From The42
# Ciao

FAI 'considering the position' of Trapattoni after Austria defeat

Sep 10th 2013, 11:22 PM 15,094 Views 138 Comments

The Italian appears to have accepted defeat in his aim of continuing as Ireland boss in 2014.

In pictures: Goodnight, Vienna as Ireland wave goodbye to Brazil
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

In pictures: Goodnight, Vienna as Ireland wave goodbye to Brazil

Sep 10th 2013, 10:03 PM 1,651 Views 1 Comment

Giovanni Trapattoni suffered his first defeat in 21 away games as Ireland boss.

Limerick man could face extradition over rhino horn theft
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man could face extradition over rhino horn theft

Jul 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,747 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old is wanted by Austrian prosecutors investigating the theft of the rhino horns from a museum and an antique dealer.

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Jul 10th 2013, 9:31 AM 13,580 Views 162 Comments

The Government is going to hold a referendum to lower the voting age. Good idea?

Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage
# Flooding
# Flooding

Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage

Jul 10th 2013, 7:45 AM 3,018 Views 2 Comments

Several major European rivers including the Elbe and the Danube overflowed, causing widespread damage and a number of deaths after heavy rainfall last month.