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Gambler wins big in court

Gambler wins big in court

Jackpot! An Austrian gambling addict gets €440,000 back after a court victory on Thursday.

'Angel' sentenced for sex acts film in church

'Angel' sentenced for sex acts film in church

"Believe me, if you see what other people get up to, I'm really an angel," said the young Polish woman under cross-examination in court on Thursday after being charged with making a pornographic video in a church.

Top ten list of unusual locations for sex

Top ten list of unusual locations for sex

A recent poll of Austrian women conducted by the affairs web portal Victoria Milan has identified the unusual locations where Austrian women fantasize about having a fling.

Waltz nominated for third Golden Globe award

Waltz nominated for third Golden Globe award

Austrian-German double-Oscar winning actor Christoph Waltz, who is due back in Austria shortly to start work on filming the latest James Bond movie opposite Daniel Craig, has been nominated for a Golden Globe award for the third time.

Vienna voted Europe's third best Xmas market

Vienna voted Europe's third best Xmas market

European culture organization "Best European Destinations" announced this week the results of voting for Europe's best Christmas market, based on the opinions of its voters, placing Vienna's markets as third best.

Tales of Couchsurfing in Vienna

Tales of Couchsurfing in Vienna

Francois Badenhorst writes about his experience of finding a place to stay in Vienna using Couchsurfing - a hospitality exchange network for young globetrotters.

Out of control Ferrari lands in pond

Out of control Ferrari lands in pond

A 36-year-old man who lost control of his Ferrari F430 Spider ended up driving it into a pond in the Carinthian village of Wernberg on Wednesday night.

Austria passes anti-terrorism law

Austria passes anti-terrorism law

Austria's parliament has passed an anti-terrorism law which bans the symbols of the Islamic State group (Isis) and al-Qaeda, as well as creating the possibility of issuing travel bans on minors suspected of seeking to join Islamic radicals in the Middle East.

Russian and Chechen wanted for Linz murder

Russian and Chechen wanted for Linz murder

Police are searching for a young Russian and a Chechen man in connection with the murder of a 45-year-old Albanian man in Linz in mid-October.