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Conditions have become so bad at Austria’s overcrowded refugee reception centre in Traiskirchen that the interior ministry has announced it will be sending 500 asylum seekers to neighbouring Slovakia. Interior...

Vienna’s planned new turquoise U5 metro line will be driverless and fully automated – with the first section operational in 2023.A consortium of two young Viennese architect teams (YF Architects...

Austria’s parliament will pass a new bill on a complete smoking ban on Wednesday – which will come into force in May 2018.The ban covers smoking in “all public places where food and drinks are...

Austria’s announcement on Monday that it would challenge state aid for a new nuclear plant in Britain marks the latest step in the country’s solo campaign to roll back atomic energy in Europe. Since...

Austria has offered to pay Bavaria at least €1.23 billion ($1.36 billion) to settle multiple court cases relating to its “bad bank” Heta.The deal could end years of dispute between the two...

Foreign ministers from major powers were expected back in Vienna Sunday seeking to score a huge diplomatic success by nailing down a nuclear deal with Iran after almost two years of intense effort. Ahead...

Austrian police have arrested a father and son who are accused of transporting 600 kg of cocaine on a yacht from Brazil to Europe.The 61-year-old father, from Upper Austria, had spent time in a Croatian...

Two men from the Czech Republic have died after a tragic climbing accident on the Rax mountain range in Lower Austria.The accident happened in the ​​Preinerwand area. The climbers, aged 27 and 36,...

An Austrian court has rejected a class action case against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches, saying it lacks jurisdiction to decide the matter, court officials said on Wednesday. Law graduate Max...

Investigators from six different European countries, including Austria, have succeeded in bringing down a cybercriminal group in Ukraine.Europolsaid that the action, which took place in Ukraine on June...