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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Austria

All time
# Drone strike
A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race
Man, skiing is dangerous.
# Austria
Woman sues girl (6) over skiing accident
An Austrian court heard yesterday that the woman and girl collided on a piste in a resort near the Swiss border.
# Fingers crossed
Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2
It’s time to take a closer look at who Ireland could be pitted against in Saturday’s draw.
# Schengen zone
You might not be able to travel freely within Europe for another two years
European Union interior ministers have already reached a number of agreements to do with travel security.
# Austria
Man charged with carving swastika into cyclist's forehead
He and three others are accused of trying to force the victim to leave his neighbourhood.
# no end in sight
The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours
The total is higher than recent days.
# refugee crisis
US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017
Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.
# Schengen Agreement
Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?
Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland have opted to introduce temporary border controls.
# refugee crisis
Syrian refugees coming to Ireland won't have to go through Direct Provision
“5,000 people” is the latest number from ministers. The UK has announced it will take in 20,000 refugees.
# refugee crisis
"My toes hurt, a lot of blood, we walked too much" - Pain along the long trek to Europe
Migrants and refugees have begun arriving at the Austrian border from Hungary.
# Austria
A toddler and three young boys were among the dead in Austrian truck
Police believe the people inside were already dead when the truck crossed into Austria.
# crisis
A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria
An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.
# Great Love Affair
The mystery of 'Mayerling: 126-year-old letters penned by crown prince's mistress emerge
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
A new app that has been introduced in Austria could hold all of the answers.
# Familiar Foes
Here's how Ireland's World Cup 2018 rivals have fared since we last met
Ireland will be on red alert for in-form Welsh and Austrian outfits.
# Tragic
Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain
The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.
# Graz
Man kills three and injures 34 after driving car into crowd
Two of the dead are believed to be a woman and a seven-year-old boy.
# get up stand up
Austrian brothel offers free sex in protest against high taxes
The owner said he will pay the women working for him to make up for what they would normally get from clients.
# lizard people
What is the secretive Bilderberg Conference - and why has Michael O'Leary been invited?
Gathering of the lizard people, secretive world government meeting, an ‘informal networking opportunity’ – or a mixture of all three?
# shovel ready
This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland's oldest gay bar
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# keep on truckin'
Truck drivers given new minimum wage in Germany - even if they're just passing through
Companies are not happy about it.
# Handy
Three men chose to have their arms "amputated" to get robotic replacements
The hands are controlled by the user’s mind.
# Boxing clever
There's a kangaroo on the loose in Austria (NOT Australia)
His name is Anton.
# neo nazi visitors
This is Hitler's old house ... and the Austrian government wants it
The Nazi leader spent his early childhood in the building.
# Spine Tingling
18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime
From Baroque masterpieces to stark timber and glass structures — these incredible buildings are certain to distract you from whatever you’re reading.
# Alps
Skier's body identified in Austria ... 86 years after going missing
Karl K was 21 when he disappeared in 1929.
# not going out
Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours
New figures from Eurostat show Irish households to have 6% less material wealth than the European average.
# watch the clock
We're guessing the Austrian president hasn't dealt with Irish timekeeping before
Tricky. Very tricky.
# facebook blues
Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel
A new study shows that going on Facebook can only have a negative impact on your mood, regardless of what you look at.
# Fail
Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps
It wasn’t hacked. And you don’t need to change your password.
# what a drag
"It's the end of Europe!": Conchita's win sparks outrage from Russian politicians
“Fifty years ago the Soviet army occupied Austria. We made a mistake in freeing Austria. We should have stayed.”
Eurovision 2014 Johnny Logan, beards, and glorious Conchita
The winner takes it all.
# Trapp Family Singers
Last member of 'Sound of Music' von Trapp family dies
Maria Franziska von Trapp has died at her home in the Vermont.
# Guilty
Amanda Knox ex-boyfriend says he wasn't trying to flee Italy
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.
# green fingers
Prisoner can't resist selfie with marijuana plant he snuck into prison...
… despite the fact that it resulted in it getting taken away.
# Tribute
75 years ago this week, this man saved 669 children from Nazi death camps
Hearing of violence against Jewish community in Germany and Austria, English stockbroker Nicholas Winton organised transport of children to safety.
# Prison
Seven men found guilty of neo-Nazi crimes in Austria
A video showed some of the men shouting ‘Heil Hitler’.
# spot off
Austrian footballers recreate Pires/Henry penalty with similar, disastrous result
If at first you don’t succeed…
# Austria
Austrian poacher dies in fire after killing three police officers and a paramedic
Police said today they believe they have found his charred remains in a hidden room at his farmhouse.
# Ciao
FAI 'considering the position' of Trapattoni after Austria defeat
The Italian appears to have accepted defeat in his aim of continuing as Ireland boss in 2014.