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The girlfriend left behind in Vienna in 1939

The girlfriend left behind in Vienna in 1939

In ‘Paper Love,' Sarah Wildman searches for her grandfather's pre-war love.

Teen 'jihadist' arrested in train station plot

Teen 'jihadist' arrested in train station plot

A 14-year-old boy was arrested in Lower Austria as a suspected jihadist on Tuesday evening.

Minister sent death threats over refugees

Minister sent death threats over refugees

Vienna's public prosecutor is investigating death threats sent to Austria's Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner (ÖVP).

Mozart's clavichord returns to Vienna

Mozart's clavichord returns to Vienna

The clavichord on which Mozart composed some of his most famous works - including the Magic Flute - will be on display in Vienna for two weeks, for the first time since the 18th century.

Saudi-funded NGO under scrutiny in Austria

Saudi-funded NGO under scrutiny in Austria

The Austrian government has said it will be observing the activities of a Saudi-funded centre in Vienna, which is supposed to foster inter-religious dialogue, before extending its contract next year.

Die Partei promises to 'ruin' Austria

Die Partei promises to 'ruin' Austria

The German spoof political party Die Partei has set up an offshoot in Austria, in what it described as a "spectacularly easy" process.

Freedom Party demands special asylum session

Freedom Party demands special asylum session

Austria's right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ) is calling for a special parliamentary session on the current chaos associated with floods of asylum seekers entering the country, as well as concerns over Islamization.

Missing teen found at German train station

Missing teen found at German train station

A 15-year-old Belgian girl who went missing in Tyrol has been found by police at a train station in the German city of Mainz early on Tuesday morning, the Tiroler Tageszeitung newspaper reports.

Students' Union wants fraternity costume ban

Students' Union wants fraternity costume ban

The Austrian Students' Union at the University of Vienna has called for a ban on members of right-wing student fraternities (Burschenschaften) wearing their traditional hats and chest bands on university grounds and at university events.