A 29-year-old woman from Lower Austria, Susanne M., has been sentenced to 18 years in jail in Indonesia for drug smuggling.
People who aren't from Austria often confuse the small Alpine country with Australia - something which Austrian star Arnold Schwarzenegger has used to his advantage whilst making an advert for an Australian real estate company.
A group of students from Vienna's Technical University (TU) have designed a city for 102,574 inhabitants that would cost €19 billion - the same amount of money it will cost Austria to bail out the Hypo Alpe Adria bank.
Passengers travelling on Vienna's S-Bahn trains were delayed on Tuesday morning after copper thieves stole grounding cables.
A major fire in a tyre facility in an industrial park in St. Valentin, in the district of Amstetten was brought under control on Monday evening.
A petition has been set up in Bad Ischl (Upper Austria) to try and prevent the deportation of a family of refugees who have become well-integrated into the spa town.
As many as 100 Austrian residents are currently believed to have joined a jihad, by participating in fighting with Islamic terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq.
A four-year-old boy was snatched by two men in Vienna's Burggasse on Monday morning and bundled into a van, in what is believed to be a bitter custody battle.