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Archive for Sat, 20 Dec 2014

Special streetcar operating this weekend

Special streetcar operating this weekend

The special Ströck Christmas Tram is operating this weekend around the Ring in Vienna, and will donate all proceeds to a charity for children with heart disease.

Couple intercepted at airport with machine gun

Couple intercepted at airport with machine gun

An Austrian man and a Turkish woman were arrested on a plane about to take off from Vienna for Istanbul after a machine gun was found in their checked-in luggage, authorities said Saturday.

Missing Austrian hiker rescued by copter in NZ

Missing Austrian hiker rescued by copter in NZ

An Austrian hiker who went missing in a forest in New Zealand after being separated from the group he was with has been rescued via helicopter after being spotted in a valley on Friday.

Police rescue kittens from illegal smuggler

Police rescue kittens from illegal smuggler

Police conducting a routine vehicle inspection in Nickelsdorf, Burgenland near the Hungarian border made a surprise find on Friday when they discovered four kittens being illegally transported, according to a report in the news daily Heute.