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Man trashes parliament cameras with baseball bat

Man trashes parliament cameras with baseball bat

A man armed with a baseball bat managed to get into Vienna's parliament building on Monday afternoon and smash two surveillance cameras.

Ski town plagued by dog poo on the pistes

Ski town plagued by dog poo on the pistes

A ski town in the heart of the Salzburg Alps has declared war on dog poo after complaints that ski-tourers who like to ski with their dogs are letting the animals run free and do their business on ski pistes.

Suspect in stepbrother shooting released

Suspect in stepbrother shooting released

A banker suspected of killing his stepbrother by shooting him in the head in an apartment in Vienna's upmarket 18th district last September has been released from pre-trial custody.

Sending so many refugees 'unacceptable'

Sending so many refugees 'unacceptable'

Austria's decision to only accept 80 asylum seekers a day while letting thousands of others transit through sends "the wrong signal" and is "unacceptable", German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Sunday.