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Austria's far-right party elects leader ahead of polls

Austria's far-right party elects leader ahead of polls

Austria's far-right party on Saturday formally elected Norbert Hofer to lead it into national elections later this month.

Spain rejects US bid to extradite Venezuela ex-intel chief

Spain rejects US bid to extradite Venezuela ex-intel chief

A top Spanish court on Monday said it had denied a US request to extradite Venezuela's former military intelligence chief on drug trafficking charges, instead ordering his release.

 

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Austrian centre-right calls for ban on far-right Identitarians

Austrian centre-right calls for ban on far-right Identitarians

Austria's centre-right party has said it will insist on banning the far-right Identitarian Movement (IBÖ) as a condition of any coalition after next month's elections.

Austrian train company denies plans for overnight Vienna–Malmö route

Austrian train company denies plans for overnight Vienna–Malmö route

The Austrian train company ÖBB has denied reports that it is considering extending its Vienna-Hamburg night train route on to Malmö, telling The Local that the roughly 17-hour journey would be too long.

Austria's leading telecoms provider is now letting customers pay in cryptocurrency

Austria's leading telecoms provider is now letting customers pay in cryptocurrency

Austria's telecoms giant A1 has launched a pilot project – letting customers pay in cryptocurrency.

Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

The "treasure chamber" at Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum takes on a new meaning this week thanks to an exhibition curated by American filmmaker Wes Anderson and his partner, illustrator and author Juman Malouf.