A 15-year-old boy from Salzburg has been convicted of Nazi offences, libel, and attempted coercion. The judge gave him a ten month sentence, and said he must serve two months of that in prison.
One of Austria's troubled Eurofighter jets has had to make an emergency landing at Innsbruck airport.
Austria's new Law on Islam will prohibit Muslim organisations receiving funding from abroad. This will also affect imams who work in Austria but are financially supported by Turkey.
The post has something for everybody, according to an Austrian Post slogan, but one pensioner received slightly more than she bargained for when she discovered she'd been sent a package of hashish from Holland.
A former brothel in Styria, which closed just last week, has been made into temporary accommodation for asylum seekers.
E-cigarettes should not be marketed as the "healthier alternative" to traditional cigarettes, experts at the annual meeting of the Austrian Society of Pneumology (ÖPG) in Salzburg have warned.
A 60-year-old man in Burgenland tried to attack two policemen with a chainsaw on Tuesday evening after they admonished him for blocking off part of a country road whilst he was sawing wood. No one was injured.
According to a recent poll, nearly one fifth of those living in Austria, Southern Germany and German-speaking Switzerland suffer from some form of food intolerance or allergy.