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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...

The date for early elections triggered by the so-called “Ibiza-gate” scandal which brought down Austria’s government has been fixed for September 29, following a decision by a parliamentary...

The centre-right People’s Party (OeVP) of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is on course for gains in the European parliament elections, with the far-right Freedom Party coming third, according...

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The ban on hijab in primary schools in Austria, was rejected by female legislative legislature Marta Bismen. During the meeting in Hijab in the Parliament, lady member Martha Bismen asked all the members...

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said Sunday he wanted snap elections to take place in September after the government collapsed over a corruption scandal. “My preference is for early...