Vice-Chancellor Michael Spindelegger of the conservative People's Party (ÖVP) says that legal equality for gays might be achieved this year.
An 82-year-old retired Austrian diplomat attempted to kill his much younger wife and then shot himself in the head.
Russia and its allies consider Eurovision to be morally toxic after Conchita Wurst's win, and are seeking to establish their own 'Eurasian' version of the popular song contest that upholds traditional moral values.
A 46-year-old man has been sentenced by Vienna Criminal Court to nine years in prison for abusing two boys.
Some children's homes in Austria are doling out punishments which are 'human rights violations', according to the Ombudsman Board.
A Styrian woman who thought she was helping out a Facebook friend ended up losing more than 7,600 euros to a suspected Nigerian scammer.
Austria's various provinces are busy competing over who should host next year's Eurovision Song Contest, after Conchita Wurst's victory.
Forget about 'gay Paris' - Vienna is where it's at for a tolerant approach to LBGT tourism. The pink dollar (and euro) are welcome in Austria.
A series of storms have caused severe damage and required over 250 firefighting operations late on Sunday afternoon and evening in Styria and Burgenland.
The Vienna-based OSCE has learned that Russia is supportive of its roadmap for de-escalating the current crisis in Ukraine. It will focus on free and fair elections throughout Ukraine on May 25th.