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Teacher sues pupil for tripping her up

Teacher sues pupil for tripping her up

An Austrian teacher is suing one of her pupils for €1,700, claiming that he tripped her up on purpose in the classroom, causing serious bruising, pain and suffering.

Nuclear incidents highlighted in Vienna

Nuclear incidents highlighted in Vienna

When a nuclear bomb landed in the Gregg yard in South Carolina in 1958, it left a big crater, killed a few chickens, caused the family minor injuries and wrecked their Chevrolet.

Vienna one of the best value cities to stay in

Vienna one of the best value cities to stay in

The Austrian capital is one of the best value cities in the world for tourist and business accommodation, according to the results of a survey released by the GoEuro Accommodation Price Index.

Interior Ministry holds asylum crisis meeting

Interior Ministry holds asylum crisis meeting

Austria's Interior Ministry is holding a crisis meeting on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the country's urgent need for more accommodation for asylum seekers.

Ten things to know before an Austrian party

Ten things to know before an Austrian party

As the festive season gets underway, here are The Local's tips on how to prepare for a party in Austria. From taking off your shoes, to the perils of Schnapps and what songs you really shouldn't sing, we've got you covered.

Austria complicit in US torture program

Austria complicit in US torture program

Austria was one of many European and Arab countries which was complicit in US torture programs, by supporting the secret and illegal transfer of detainees to some of its 'black site' prisons, according to a new report released on Tuesday.