The Local List shines a little light on some of the charming eccentricities of the German language.
The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest - to be hosted by Austria in May - will be presented by three women, with this year's winner Conchita Wurst in the Green Room.
Austria has filed a lawsuit against BayernLB on the grounds that it believes it was misled by the German lender over the true financial state of the Hypo Alpe Adria bank, which had to be nationalised in 2009.
An upmarket jewellery shop in Vienna's 1st district was robbed on Thursday afternoon by two masked men who attacked and injured a security guard.
We've all been there. New country, new culture. It's so easy to make mistakes, either embarrassing, or potentially fatal. The Local's François Badenhorst takes a look at some of the more common errors tourists make.