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Brexit road-tripper: 'It has made me appreciate what Europe has to offer and what we have to lose'

Brexit road-tripper: 'It has made me appreciate what Europe has to offer and what we have to lose'

Brit Andy Pardy quit his job to undertake an epic odyssey across Europe in order to write ‘Stop Brexit' with the resulting GPS route. Having recently concluded his more than 35,000-kilometre journey across 27 European nations, The Local caught up again with ‘The rogue consultant' and his ode to freedom of movement.

Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

The "treasure chamber" at Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum takes on a new meaning this week thanks to an exhibition curated by American filmmaker Wes Anderson and his partner, illustrator and author Juman Malouf.

Austrian president warns against 'politics of scapegoating' on anniversary of Nazi pogrom

Austrian president warns against 'politics of scapegoating' on anniversary of Nazi pogrom

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen warned against "the politics of scapegoating" on Thursday as his country marked the 80th anniversary of the Nazis' anti-Semitic Kristallnacht pogrom.

Austria says retired colonel suspected of spying for Russia

Austria says retired colonel suspected of spying for Russia

A retired colonel in the Austrian army is suspected of having spied for Russia for several decades, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Friday.