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Drastic lack of psychiatrists in Austria

Drastic lack of psychiatrists in Austria

Austria has a “scandalous” lack of publicly funded psychiatrists, psychotherapy representatives have said ahead of World Mental Health Day.

Pizzeria Anarchia eviction cost €870,000

Pizzeria Anarchia eviction cost €870,000

The cost of the police eviction of the ‘Pizzeria Anarchia' squat in Vienna's 2nd district came to €870,000, Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner (ÖVP) has revealed.

Muslims criticize Law on Islam bill

Muslims criticize Law on Islam bill

Fuat Sanac, the President of the Islamic Community in Austria (IGGiÖ), has criticized the government's draft bill for the new Law on Islam.

Woman (20) murdered in Saalfelden

Woman (20) murdered in Saalfelden

A 20-year-old woman has been killed in a knife attack in Saalfelden, in the Pinzgau region of Salzburg province.

Poll: Vienna SPÖ 'losing support'

Poll: Vienna SPÖ 'losing support'

Ahead of Vienna city council elections next June a survey for the Heute newspaper suggests that Michael Häupl's Social Democrat (SPÖ) party - currently governing the city in a coalition with the Greens - could be in for a dramatic defeat with a loss of 9.3 percent.

'Increase in racism' due to Ebola fear

'Increase in racism' due to Ebola fear

The Austrian Red Cross is warning that black people are being unnecessarily stigmatised in Austria because of fears of an Ebola outbreak.