According to initial estimates, so far the Russian import ban on foods from the EU has cost the Austrian agri-food sector €4.5 million.
An international arrest warrant has been issued by Bulgaria through Interpol for fugitive Bulgarian banker Zvetan Vassilev, who is believed to be residing in Vienna.
A Polish caver has been seriously injured and is trapped in Salzburg's Tennen Mountains. A rescue team is on the scene but may not be able to free the man until the weekend.
Schönbrunn Zoo's baby panda Fu Bao has celebrated his first birthday - by gobbling up his presents of sweet potatoes and carrots, and even clambering into one of the packages.
Police in Salzburg are being investigated after they charged a female driver for driving under the influence and damaging property - not realising that she had suffered a stroke.
An 84-year-old man flew into a jealous rage when his 52-year-old wife arrived home very late one night. After a furious argument that culminated in her hiding in her bedroom, he grabbed his shotgun and fired two shots at her through the door, seriously injuring her in the thigh.
Austrian police are warning elderly people to beware of a ‘nephew' scam in which criminals call up victims and typically pretend to be a nephew or grandson who needs money for an emergency.
The far-right Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) has tabled a question in parliament about the alleged situation with possibly tens of thousands of Turkish residents who illegally retain their Turkish citizenship after becoming Austrian citizens.
The president of the Austrian Jewish Community, Oskar Deutsch, this week led a delegation of ten Austrians on a mission to the south of Israel to show their support.