Minister of Infrastructure Doris Bures (Social Democrats/SPÖ) 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.
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.
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.