A Viennese investment banker has been sentenced to 18 months for dealing cocaine. He must serve six months of the time in prison, Vienna's Criminal Court ruled.
The Local's media insider muses on Austria's frequent calls to ban begging.
Austria's Turkish Cultural Community (TKG) is calling on its members and sympathizers to join a peaceful protest march against the persecution of Iraqi Christians through Vienna's city centre on Sunday.
A swimming trip in Schwechat, Lower Austria took a nasty turn for a family when they were attacked by a vicious beaver.
The trial against former Austrian footballers Dominique Taboga, Sanel Kuljic, Thomas Zündel and seven other people who are charged over allegations of match-fixing started on Friday in Graz.
As another hot and muggy weekend approaches, with temperatures of 30 degrees forecast for most of the country, a new survey shows that Austrians love the summer sun and wearing skimpy outfits but hate being bitten by mosquitoes.
Minister for Agriculture Andrä Rupprechter (People's Party/ÖVP) has said the European Union should help Austrian farmers who suffer financial losses due to EU sanctions over Russia.
Pro-Palestinian protesters who staged a 'flash-mob' style theatrical protest over the weekend in Vienna are under investigation for hate speech.