Seven activists from the Association against Animal Factories held a naked protest in central Vienna on Tuesday, packed into oversized meat trays in front of St Stephen's Cathedral.
The Austrian town of Grossmugl has built what is thought to be the world's first permanent star walk installation, open 24 hours a day.
A group of Holocaust survivors who escaped Nazi-occupied Austria will be visiting Vienna in September at the invitation of the city's Jewish Welcome Service.
Tuesday 12th August is Tax Freedom Day in Austria - the first day of the year in which the average Austrian taxpayer no longer pays his or her entire income in the form of taxes, but instead keeps their earnings.
According to a recently-released report called the Global Peace Index (GPI), Austria sits in third position, behind Iceland and Denmark, as three of the most peaceful countries in the world.
Police in Vienna are searching for a man who robbed a cash delivery van belonging to the Austrian Post on Friday, making off with €100,000.
According to a survey by the economic think tank WIFO for the ministry of family affairs the state pays out €9 billion a year to support families, but this money is being used ineffectively.
For the seventh year running, the sleepy Carinthian town of Velden hosts one of Europe's most charming - if low-key - gay festivals.
A father whose son was attacked by a neo-Nazi during a family hike in Styria has complained that the police failed to take his child to hospital and blamed him for being out so late with his children.