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Hoverboards permitted on Austrian streets

Hoverboards permitted on Austrian streets

Hoverboards may have yet to make the leap from the "Back to the Future" movies to reality, but Austria's transport ministry has given them the green light anyway.

Exploring what makes Vienna a liveable city

Exploring what makes Vienna a liveable city

London-born Eugene Quinn is a founding member of culture group space and place, which this year is putting on creative events celebrating Vienna as a city to explore on foot - all part of Vienna's Year of Walking campaign.

Slovenian army to help 'manage' refugee flow

Slovenian army to help 'manage' refugee flow

Slovenian soldiers will help police manage a surge of migrants and refugees from Croatia, the country's government said on Tuesday after an all-night emergency meeting. More than 4,280 people entered Austria from Slovenia on Monday.

How to become best friends with your spouse

How to become best friends with your spouse

Feel like you and your partner are drifting apart? Marriage and Family Therapist Helen Rudinsky looks at how to revive a sense of friendship in your marriage.

Gran drives mobility scooter down motorway

Gran drives mobility scooter down motorway

An 89-year-old gran who was spotted driving her mobility scooter (maximum speed 10 km/h) down the hard shoulder of the A1 motorway in Lower Austria has received an official police warning.

Unicredit to award €50k for best new banking app

Unicredit to award €50k for best new banking app

Italian bank Unicredit will give €50,000 to the creator of the best mobile banking app as part of Appathon 2015, which takes place in Milan, Munich and Vienna in November.

Beauty queen dies after mountain fall

Beauty queen dies after mountain fall

Former Miss Austria Ena Kadic has died in hospital from injuries sustained after she fell down a mountain while jogging in her home state of Tyrol.