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Introducing The Local Austria

Introducing The Local Austria

With 8.5 million people in the heart of Europe, Austria is an oft-overlooked nexus of culture, cake and music. The Local is ready to shine a light on what happens in the centre of Europe.

Don't forget Crimea, appeals Tatar leader

Don't forget Crimea, appeals Tatar leader

The Tatars of Crimea fear they will be squeezed out as Russia tightens its grip in the region.

End of World War II commemorated in Vienna

End of World War II commemorated in Vienna

Ceremonies are taking place in Vienna to commemorate the end of World War II, 69 years ago.

Drink your coffee black to 'detox your cells'

Drink your coffee black to 'detox your cells'

Good news for coffee drinkers - a daily cup of your favourite brew consumed without milk could be a way of detoxing, according to scientists in Graz.

Bearded Eurovision drag queen courts controversy

Bearded Eurovision drag queen courts controversy

Austrian drag performer Tom Neuwirth's character Conchita Wurst certainly made an impression on people.