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One of Austria’s most high-profile prisoners – Austrian entrepreneur and former football club president Hannes Kartnig – has become a victim of theft in Graz’s Jakomini prison. Kartnig,...

Events across Austria and Europe are being held to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day – the end of World War Two on the continent.In Vienna the Austrian government will hold a remembrance...

A head-on collision by two local trains in Austria left one of the drivers dead and eight people seriously hurt on Wednesday, emergency services said. The accident, near the southern city of Graz, occurred...

Germany’s Bild newspaper reported Sunday that the US National Security Agency (NSA) spied on Austria using the help of Germany’s foreign intelligence service (BND). According to the report,...

South African police said on Tuesday they had arrested three people for the rape and murder of an 86-year-old nun of Austrian origin nearly two weeks ago. Sister Gertrud Tiefenbacher, from the Sacred...

Austria’s Hirtenberger Group, which produces industrial equipment and defence technology, is one of 37 companies that failed to make passing grades in an analysis of ethics and corruption released...

A 33-year-old Austrian climber died on Thursday when he fell 600 metres down the side of the Matterhorn after ascending the iconic 4,478-metre mountain in the Swiss canton of Valais with a colleague, also...

The number of burglaries in Vienna has generally decreased, although break-ins have risen in the 1st, 9th, 13th, 17th and 22nd districts.Statistics from the Interior Ministry showed that there were 39,472...

Around 26,000 motorists lose their license every year in Austria due to drink driving, and 4,000 continued to drive over the limit without a licence according to a report from the Austrian Road Safety...

An Austrian man survived being buried under a massive avalanche in Gschnitztal, Tyrol, for ten hours on Sunday.His companion, a 27-year-old German man, died but a rescue team managed to dig out the 23-year-old...