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Cancer report on processed meat 'a farce'

Cancer report on processed meat 'a farce'

Austria's Agriculture Minister Andrä Rupprechter has defended Austrian sausages as "the best there is" after a report from the World Health Organization (WHO) said that processed meats such as bacon, sausages and ham cause cancer.

Forest 'hermit' attacks police with axe

Forest 'hermit' attacks police with axe

A former prisoner who violated his parole terms and had been hiding out in a forest hut for months in Carinthia is back in custody after attacking two policemen with an axe.

Eisenstadt digitizes over 1,000 Jewish graves

Eisenstadt digitizes over 1,000 Jewish graves

After months of work Eisenstadt's Jewish Museum has completed a project to document and digitize graves in the city's old Jewish cemetery.

Bavaria slams Austria for unchecked refugee flow

Bavaria slams Austria for unchecked refugee flow

Bavaria's state premier has blasted Austria for waving on thousands of refugees to Germany without informing local authorities and has called on Chancellor Angela Merkel to intervene.