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Migrant death truck 'mastermind' tight-lipped at trial

Migrant death truck 'mastermind' tight-lipped at trial

The alleged kingpin of a human trafficking gang accused of killing 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria refused to testify on the second day of his trial on Thursday.

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What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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Two killed in Alps as helicopter rope comes loose

Two killed in Alps as helicopter rope comes loose

A mountain rescuer and a female climber died in the Austrian Alps on Sunday after a rope hauling them up to a helicopter came loose, police said.

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Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

 
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Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

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Downpour warnings issued for Aarhus, Copenhagen... and Roskilde

Downpour warnings issued for Aarhus, Copenhagen... and Roskilde

The Roskilde Festival is in the area of Denmark predicted to receive heavy rain over the coming days.

 

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Property prices around 39 percent higher than six years ago

Property prices around 39 percent higher than six years ago

Property prices in Austria have risen by an average of 39 percent since 2010, according to the ImmoDEX 2016 real estate report.

This is Sebastian Kurz: Austria's 'messiah' to his fans, 'mini-dictator' to detractors

This is Sebastian Kurz: Austria's 'messiah' to his fans, 'mini-dictator' to detractors

History could remember 30-year-old Sebastian Kurz as Austria's own version of Emmanuel Macron by becoming its youngest ever chancellor -- or as the man who let the far-right back into power.

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Bitcoin hotel hack victim speaks out

Bitcoin hotel hack victim speaks out

An Austrian hotel manager who went public with the fact that he had been blackmailed four times into paying a Bitcoin ransom to cybercriminals has been praised for speaking out.

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11 delicious Austrian dishes to try before you die

11 delicious Austrian dishes to try before you die

If you thought Austrian food was all Wiener Schnitzel and Sachertorte then think again. The Local takes you on a mouth-watering tour of some of the country’s not so famous but equally tasty culinary delights.