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Neo-Nazi Dane jailed for racist attack

Neo-Nazi Dane jailed for racist attack

A Danish citizen well-known in the Austrian neo-Nazi environment was behind a racially-motivated pepper spray attack on an Afghan family.

Stag smashes through bus windscreen

Stag smashes through bus windscreen

A bus driver in Carinthia was lucky to walk away with just a few scratches after hitting a stag which hurtled through his windscreen and landed on the dashboard before running to the back of the vehicle in panic and eventually leaving by the rear door.

Praterstern murder suspect hands himself in

Praterstern murder suspect hands himself in

A suspected killer has handed himself in to police in Vienna, confessing to stabbing an Algerian man last month in Praterstern who later died.

Police 'struggling' with refugee crisis

Police 'struggling' with refugee crisis

Austria's Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner has warned that police are struggling to cope with the influx of thousands of refugees now crossing the border from Slovenia and that the force urgently needs reinforcements.

Footballer suspended in Nazi symbol row

Footballer suspended in Nazi symbol row

Carinthia's football association has suspended a footballer who wore socks with Nazi symbols on them during a match, allegedly gave a Nazi salute and insulted a player from the opposition.