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Not-a-fence planned to seal border

Not-a-fence planned to seal border

Austria's interior minister on Thursday reiterated the need for some kind of "barrier" at its Slovenian border to control the record migrant influx, but eased off her call for an actual fence.

Teen confesses to swastika graffiti

Teen confesses to swastika graffiti

Police in Vorarlberg have arrested a 17-year old male for vandalising Jewish and Muslim cemeteries in Hohenems and Altach.

Families pay for truck dead to be flown home

Families pay for truck dead to be flown home

Some of the relatives of the 71 migrants who were found dead in a truck on an Austrian motorway in August have had to foot the bill to have their loved ones bodies flown home.

4,000 refugees spend night in Spielfeld

4,000 refugees spend night in Spielfeld

Four thousand refugees spent the night in Spielfeld in Styria, after crossing the Slovenian border into Austria. All the women and children were accommodated in heated tents, but 300 men had to sleep out in the open.