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At least four buildings were heavily damaged by a fire in the Austrian tourist town of Hallstatt on Saturday. A fire broke out in a wooden hut and then spread to a shed and two residential buildings in...

Six months after the “Ibizagate” corruption scandal drove Austria’s far-right party from government, three suspects have been arrested over alleged extortion, prosecutors said. It...

Austrian prosecutors say three people have been arrested in connection with a video that triggered the collapse of the government earlier this year. Prosecutor Thomas Vecsey said Wednesday that authorities...

A man died and two people were injured as parts of Austria dealt with masses of snow, the threat of avalanches and flooding by swelling rivers and lakes on Monday. An 80-year-old man died when his home...

Sebastian Kurz took one step closer to forming a government following the September election after entering exclusive coalition talks with the Green party. In an apparent about-turn after Kurz’s...

Lufthansa on Thursday said it would slash 700 to 800 jobs at its Austrian Airlines subsidiary, more than a tenth of the workforce, as it strives to cut costs in the face of growing competition. Lufthansa...

Austria’s government holding company has appointed a 5-person investment committee as it prepares to invest in Austrian key companies as soon as next year. Oesterreichische Beteiligungs AG, or OeBAG,...

Former cross-country skier Max Hauke of Austria has been sentenced to five months on probation and fined 480 euros ($533) for severe sports fraud after being caught doping. A regional court in Innsbruck...

A doctor in northern Austria faces trial for having allegedly abused at least 95 boys he was treating over more than 15 years, prosecutors said Tuesday. He allegedly told his victims, many under 14...

Smoking in Austrian bars and restaurants will be banned as of November following a vote in parliament on Tuesday, after years of protracted debate on the issue. Only MPs from the far-right Freedom Party...