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Austria slips in climate change rankings

Austria slips in climate change rankings

Austria has slipped by five places in a new report on global climate protection, released today in Lima, Peru as part of the United Nations Climate Conference on Monday.

Pastor Bell wants to silence the bells

Pastor Bell wants to silence the bells

The bells of St Martins may soon fall silent if Pastor Reinhard Bell in Mühlkreis (Upper Austria) has his way, according to a report in Austria's largest circulation news daily, Kronen Zeitung.

Water break reveals cannabis plantation

Water break reveals cannabis plantation

Police and firefighters were called out to a routine water leak in a residential building in Schönbrunnerstraße, Vienna, on Sunday night and got more than they bargained for when they discovered a giant cannabis farm.

Nuclear weapons meet starts in Vienna

Nuclear weapons meet starts in Vienna

Monday sees the start of a major two-day conference on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons at Vienna's Hofburg palace.