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Every fourth Vienna cafe 'forced to close'

Every fourth Vienna cafe 'forced to close'

Vienna is famous for its coffee house culture, which has even been recognised by Unesco as part of Austria's cultural heritage, but many of its cafes are struggling to survive.

Two years in jail for violent people smuggler

Two years in jail for violent people smuggler

A Chechen man has been sentenced to two years in prison for people smuggling by a court in Linz. The 26-year-old has also been ordered to pay a fine of €17,000 - the amount of profit he made by smuggling 112 refugees into Austria and Germany.