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Bures to be appointed First Speaker of Parliament

Bures to be appointed First Speaker of Parliament

Minister of Infrastructure Doris Bures (Social Democrats/SPĂ–) is due to follow deceased Barbara Prammer as First Speaker of the National Council, the first chamber of parliament. This was reported by the news daily "Kronen Zeitung" on Saturday.

Domingo can not sing due to illness

Domingo can not sing due to illness

Spanish star tenor Placido Domingo will not be able to sing the role of "Conte di Luna" in Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore" on August 18, 21 and 24 at the Salzburg Festival due to a sudden illness.

Ebola scare hits Tyrol as woman's body found

Ebola scare hits Tyrol as woman's body found

Latest update: Ebola was not the cause of death. The discovery of a woman's body triggered precautionary testing for the possible presence of the highly infectious ebola disease in the town of Vomp in Tyrol.