A Colombian con artist who distracted bank employees in Austria and stole cash amounting to €184,000 has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Austria's Federal Agency for State Protection is currently reviewing what appears to be a pro-jihad video, which was posted on Youtube on July 28th, and is thought to have been shot in the picturesque spa town Bad Gastein, in Salzburg.
The chief of Austria's Air Support Command, Brigadier Andreas Putz, has warned that the government's austerity measures are having a negative effect on disaster relief.
An innocent man in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, had a rude and alarming awakening last week when an Austrian Special Forces police team broke down his apartment door at 6am, and woke him at gunpoint.
With the increasing amount of people living into their 80's and beyond, it's not surprising that a few old-timers occasionally exhibit behaviour we don't normally associate with the elderly. The Local takes a look at a few recent examples.
A 36-year-old German man led Austrian police on a wild chase on Thursday night, of around 100km on the motorway, through five districts in Tyrol's Inn valley.
The Austrian national bank (OeNB) has revised its expectations for gross domestic product (GDP) growth this year from 1.6 percent to 0.9.
Germanwings pilots have ended their six-hour strike which grounded 116 flights and up to 15,000 passengers of Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings on Friday.
Former Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger resigned on Tuesday after eight months in the role, over differences within the conservative People's Party (ÖVP) over how to overhaul Austria's tax system and reduce its debt. What will his legacy be?