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Austria jails imam and three other men for Isis recruitment

Austria jails imam and three other men for Isis recruitment

An imam and three other men have been locked up by an Austrian court for running a religious group that recruited young men for Isis.

The unexpected side effect of moving abroad

The unexpected side effect of moving abroad

Moving overseas changes you in many ways but perhaps most surprising is the way it affects your relationship with your home country.

 
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Austrian father and son jailed for supplying guns to Italian mafia

Austrian father and son jailed for supplying guns to Italian mafia

The pair denied knowingly dealing with the mafia, insisting they had thought they were working with "vegetable traders".

What’s the reality of expat life in Europe today?

What’s the reality of expat life in Europe today?

Many of Europe’s 33 million international residents have hit something of a jackpot - at least if recent research is anything to go by.

 
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Can Sweden’s world-famous innovation mindset be taught?

Can Sweden’s world-famous innovation mindset be taught?

Has this university in southern Sweden found the recipe for innovation?

 
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The truth laid bare: What you need to know about Germany’s sauna culture
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The truth laid bare: What you need to know about Germany’s sauna culture

Germans love nothing more than enjoying a hot sauna during the colder months, but it can be a genuine culture shock for those who aren’t used to it. Here's how to embrace (and prepare) for it.

 

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Austria's far-right party elects leader ahead of polls

Austria's far-right party elects leader ahead of polls

Austria's far-right party on Saturday formally elected Norbert Hofer to lead it into national elections later this month.

Austrian train company denies plans for overnight Vienna–Malmö route

Austrian train company denies plans for overnight Vienna–Malmö route

The Austrian train company ÖBB has denied reports that it is considering extending its Vienna-Hamburg night train route on to Malmö, telling The Local that the roughly 17-hour journey would be too long.

Austria's leading telecoms provider is now letting customers pay in cryptocurrency

Austria's leading telecoms provider is now letting customers pay in cryptocurrency

Austria's telecoms giant A1 has launched a pilot project – letting customers pay in cryptocurrency.

Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

The "treasure chamber" at Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum takes on a new meaning this week thanks to an exhibition curated by American filmmaker Wes Anderson and his partner, illustrator and author Juman Malouf.