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Transgender model nude in Life Ball poster

Transgender model nude in Life Ball poster

American photographer David LaChapelle has designed a provocative poster for this year's Life Ball in Vienna - depicting the transgender model Carmen Carrera, pictured nude, as both a man and a woman.

Austrian art historian doubts 'Van Gogh' is real

Austrian art historian doubts 'Van Gogh' is real

A supposed Van Gogh painting that turned up in Spain last week should be treated with suspicion, an Austrian art expert has said.

Conchita: Poster girl for a more liberal Austria

Conchita: Poster girl for a more liberal Austria

No longer will Austria be known as the land of Mozart and the Alpine landscape alive with the Sound of Music - drag act Conchita Wurst has sung her way into Europe's heart and shone a spotlight on a more modern, tolerant Austria.

Daryl Hannah 'breathless' 10km above Austria

Daryl Hannah 'breathless' 10km above Austria

'Kill Bill' and 'Splash' star Daryl Hannah was flying to Austria in a private jet last night when it suddenly lost cabin pressure.

Brutal home invasion robbery in Innsbruck

Brutal home invasion robbery in Innsbruck

Two masked men forced their way into a man's home late last night, armed with a knife and a gun.