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Austrian resident in Nigeria Xmas murder

Austrian resident in Nigeria Xmas murder

Rose Aifuwa, a permanent resident of Austria originally from Benin, was murdered by her former lover in Nigeria on Christmas day.

Sicilian trash heading to Austria

Sicilian trash heading to Austria

According to a new agreement, trash from the Italian island of Sicily will next year be processed at special treatment plants in Austria.

Avalanche risk warning for Tyrol at level 3

Avalanche risk warning for Tyrol at level 3

According to ski-field operators and mountain rescue, the risk of avalanche in some regions of Tyrol has reached level 3 on a 5-point scale, and is likely to increase with more snow.

Armed robber captured with cash from hotel

Armed robber captured with cash from hotel

In the early hours of Christmas morning, a man armed with a replica gun held up the staff at a hotel near Mariahilferstrasse in Vienna, and made off with the contents of the cash box.

Pig's head hung on Mosque door in Vienna

Pig's head hung on Mosque door in Vienna

In a barbaric affront to Muslim sensibilities, part of a pig's head and some pork tripe was attached to the door of a Mosque in Vienna's 21st district on Christmas day.

Boxing day snow snarls traffic across Austria

Boxing day snow snarls traffic across Austria

The arrival of winter on Boxing Day has led to several accidents across Austria, as snow and ice make driving conditions dangerous.