The Austrian army is in serious financial trouble - so much so that regiments can't afford fuel and soldiers are forced to walk everywhere due to transport shortages.
A woman in Vienna's Favoriten district has been reported for illegally selling puppies. The city has become a hub for the illegal trade in puppies and officials are keen to crack down on the practice.
Verbund, Austria's leading electricity company, is mothballing five power stations to cut costs.
Vienna's Mayor Michael Häupl has outlined an ambitious project to make the Austrian capital one of the greenest, most sustainable cities in Europe.
The first run of the new centralised Matura exam (similar to A-Level or high school exams) has been tarnished by a Nazi propaganda text which was given to students to interpret as part of a German exam.
A long-running debate over the future of the house where Hitler was born finally appears set to be resolved.
In the first of a series of profiles, The Local takes a look at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The OSCE is one of dozens of institutions based in Vienna, Austria.