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Glock family feud leaves millions at stake

Glock family feud leaves millions at stake

Austrian hand-gun maker Gaston Glock Sr. is engaged in a bitter tussle with his family over a divorce settlement, with accusations of hidden money and cheating from his ex-wife, Helga.

Australian investors seek stake in Vienna airport

Australian investors seek stake in Vienna airport

According to a report from Bloomberg, Australian fund IFM Investors Pty Ltd is seeking to acquire a half-billion Euro stake in Vienna Airport operator Flughafen Wien AG (FLU).

Corrupt politician Strasser heading to jail

Corrupt politician Strasser heading to jail

Former Austrian interior minister and European Parliament ex-lawmaker Ernst Strasser lost Monday a final appeal against a jail term for offering to change legislation in Brussels in exchange for money, according to Agence France-Presse.

Salzburg must pay €1 million to prostitutes

Salzburg must pay €1 million to prostitutes

According to a report Monday in the news daily Heute, the provincial government of Salzburg is being forced to hand back illegally-imposed fees for medical checks on several hundred sex workers.

2,869 Austrians want to be forgotten by Google

2,869 Austrians want to be forgotten by Google

Nearly 3,000 Austrians have taken advantage of the May ruling by the EU Court of Justice that gave Europeans the right to request search engines like Google to remove results about them.