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If you know these 10 things, you're a German grammar master

If you know these 10 things, you're a German grammar master

Do you do all these things without thinking twice? Then you're either native or you have truly become a master of the German language.

Austrian emergency services chase 7,000 chickens blocking the motorway

Austrian emergency services chase 7,000 chickens blocking the motorway

Emergency workers in Austria were called out to remove an estimated 7,000 chickens which were blocking a busy motorway on Tuesday.

Italy summons Austrian ambassador over threat of border controls

Italy summons Austrian ambassador over threat of border controls

Italy's foreign ministry summoned the Austrian ambassador on Tuesday after Vienna said it was considering introducing border controls to block migrants from passing between the two countries.

Austrian dies after falling from Swiss via ferrata

Austrian dies after falling from Swiss via ferrata

An Austrian man died on Sunday afternoon after he fell from a rockface whilst climbing a via ferrata in the canton of Valais.

Austria ready to deploy army at Italy border

Austria ready to deploy army at Italy border

Austria will “very soon” impose border checks and deploy soldiers on its frontier with Italy if the influx of migrants across the Mediterranean does not slow, Vienna's defence minister was quoted as saying.