A recent article in Britain's Independent newspaper lists its picks for Europe's top six ski hotels - and two of them are in Austria.
With the end of daylight saving time for the year this weekend, railway clocks will be paused for one hour, starting at 3am.
Police announced today that they have arrested five people in connection with the stabbing injuries of two teenaged participants in a demonstration by Kurds on October 11 in the western Austrian town of Bregenz.
A serious armed robbery on a hotel in the Vienna Woods community of Gablitz was thwarted by police on Wednesday, according to the National Police Directorate of the northeast region.
At a press conference on Friday, the Austrian Road Safety Board (KVB) and the Austrian Insurance Association (VVÖ) explained that many Austrians underestimate the risks of burglary, and outlined some simple measures to be taken to avoid getting ripped off.
Austria unveiled Friday its first national monument to the estimated 1,500 people executed by the Nazis for deserting or refusing to fight in World War II, 69 years after the conflict ended.
A narrow-body twin-engined Fokker 70 belonging to Austrian Airlines (AUA) was forced to make an emergency landing back at Vienna's international airport on Wednesday due to an on-board computer failure.
Police from Upper Austria announced on Friday the successful completion of an operation to disrupt the import and trafficking in illegal drugs from the Czech Republic, including crystal meth.
A bomb alert was triggered on Friday morning at Vienna's Schwarzenbergplaz because of a suspicious package.
Austrian tourism bosses have been busy promoting skiing holidays by offering a quiz in the back of a London taxi.