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Greens launch cannabis legalization tour

Greens launch cannabis legalization tour

Austria's Green party's youth wing has launched an initiative to drum up support for legalization of cannabis, by commencing a tour around the country promoting the benefits of smoking or otherwise ingesting the currently-banned natural substance.

Park and ride prices increase

Park and ride prices increase

From Monday, Vienna's residents who park in designated locations adjacent to subway stations and ride the train will have to pay more for their parking.

Hitler's home to become a holocaust museum

Hitler's home to become a holocaust museum

Hitler's two-storey childhood home has been the subject of much debate over the years, and now Austrian authorities have approved a new scheme. The house in the Upper Austrian town of Braunau am Inn will be turned into a museum called the "House of Responsibility."