The city of Salzburg has responded to reports that dogs are being killed with poisoned bait by closing and screening the city's dog zones and putting surveillance cameras in a park that is popular with dog walkers.
After years of debate a memorial to the thousands of people executed by the Nazis for deserting or refusing to serve in the military during World War II will be opened in Vienna on Friday.
Former Austrian politician Karl-Heinz Grasser has appeared in court today as the plaintiff at the civil trial against his former tax consultant and the agency Deloitte.
Although Austria is widely acknowledged to be a trouble-free destination for tourists there are still warnings in place for the almost 30 million people who visit Austria each year. The Local List looks at ten things other countries warn their citizens before making the trip.
A telephone hotline intended to help deradicalize young Muslims in Austria will launch in December, according to an interview with Family Affairs minister Sophie Karmasin of the conservative Austrian People's Party (ÖVP).
Austria's first specialist vaccinations clinic will open at the Medical University of Vienna on October 22nd. The outpatient clinic will specialise in patients who, as a result of illness or disease, require personalised care in relation to vaccinations.
Multilingual posters to inform people about the symptoms of Ebola and Mers virus are being put up at airports and train stations across Austria, Health Minister Sabine Oberhauser (SPÖ) told the state broadcaster ORF.
A 30-year-old Slovak man was arrested for assault after lashing out at a sauna employee when he was being ejected from the sauna where he had been canoodling with his 26-year-old girlfriend.