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Austrian tabloid offers trip to 'Ibiza-gate' villa after scandal

Austrian tabloid offers trip to 'Ibiza-gate' villa after scandal

An Austrian tabloid is offering a lottery to win a trip to the luxury villa where a hidden camera caught a far-right leader in a sting that forced the collapse of the government.

‘If you have an accident, no-one is coming for you’

‘If you have an accident, no-one is coming for you’

Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.

 
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Far-right ready to quit Austrian government as Russia denies involvement in corruption scandal

Far-right ready to quit Austrian government as Russia denies involvement in corruption scandal

Austrian far-right ministers on Monday were ready to leave their positions after a corruption scandal caused the coalition government to collapse, the party leader said. The Kremlin says the scandal is "'nothing to do with us".

As easy as ABC: Tips for a child-friendly move abroad

As easy as ABC: Tips for a child-friendly move abroad

Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.

 
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Readly - the 'Spotify of magazines' - is offering readers of The Local a free month's worth of unlimited all-you-can-read magazines. All you need to do is answer one quick question.

 
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Passengers forced to get off overfull Swiss train

Passengers forced to get off overfull Swiss train

Swiss train operator SBB cited safety concerns for the decision to ask commuters to leave the train headed for Zurich.

 

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Austria's far-right leader hits back in racist conspiracy theory row

Austria's far-right leader hits back in racist conspiracy theory row

Austria's vice chancellor and leader of the far-right party hit back at critics blasting him for using a term closely associated with racist conspiracy theories.

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.

EU ministers battle over proposed tax on 'big tech'

EU ministers battle over proposed tax on 'big tech'

EU finance ministers battled Saturday over a controversial proposal to slap a European tax on US tech giants amid rising worries that it is ineffective and protectionist.

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.