How Italians sold ice cream to the masses in Vienna

How Italians sold ice cream to the masses in Vienna

Residents of the Austrian capital have queued for more than 130 years to sample the Italian ice cream of the Molin-Pradel family, one of Vienna's oldest gelato dynasties.

Eight weird and wonderful Austrian place names
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Eight weird and wonderful Austrian place names

Man in Austria fined 500 euros for deliberate ‘massive flatulence’

Man in Austria fined 500 euros for deliberate ‘massive flatulence’

Austrian police stumped by spate of cowbell thefts

Austrian police stumped by spate of cowbell thefts

Austrian innkeeper throws plates and punches after customers complain

Austrian innkeeper throws plates and punches after customers complain

Elvis’ last Cadillac up for sale in Austria

Elvis’ last Cadillac up for sale in Austria

Austrian arrested after losing wallet full of fake notes

Austrian arrested after losing wallet full of fake notes

Austrian arrested at Paris airport with 80 birds in hand luggage

Austrian arrested at Paris airport with 80 birds in hand luggage

Austrian Greens teach women to pee standing up

Austrian Greens teach women to pee standing up

Penis ‘artwork’ costs Austrian teacher his job

Penis ‘artwork’ costs Austrian teacher his job

16 police officers hunt ‘escaped lion’ at Schönbrunn

16 police officers hunt ‘escaped lion’ at Schönbrunn

Man finds €269,500 in his cellar – and hands it to the police

Man finds €269,500 in his cellar – and hands it to the police

Calling a police officer ‘dude’ is a punishable offence in Austria

Calling a police officer ‘dude’ is a punishable offence in Austria

Supermarket manager embezzled €20,000 ‘for his cat’

Supermarket manager embezzled €20,000 ‘for his cat’

World of naturism split over Austrian presidency

World of naturism split over Austrian presidency

Austrian pensioner terrorizes German motorists with fake police stunt

Austrian pensioner terrorizes German motorists with fake police stunt

Armed robber turns out to be victim’s own son

Armed robber turns out to be victim’s own son

Ski-booted man causes ‘serious injury’ with groin kick

Ski-booted man causes ‘serious injury’ with groin kick

Naked cyclist says joyride prank was attempt to impress a girl

Naked cyclist says joyride prank was attempt to impress a girl

Naked cyclist leads police on caper during sub-freezing night

Naked cyclist leads police on caper during sub-freezing night

Tram thief is a former Vienna public transport employee

Tram thief is a former Vienna public transport employee

Austrian teenager builds model ski resort in his back garden

Austrian teenager builds model ski resort in his back garden

Wanted: Part-time hermit

Wanted: Part-time hermit

Ischgl ski resort bans off-slope ski boots after 8pm

Ischgl ski resort bans off-slope ski boots after 8pm

Woman fined for stealing son’s wedding gifts

Woman fined for stealing son’s wedding gifts

Austrian wins battle to change his name to Zebra

Austrian wins battle to change his name to Zebra

Giant yellow Pac-Man appears on Austrian motorway

Giant yellow Pac-Man appears on Austrian motorway

Austrian in Halloween costume found dead in NYC

Austrian in Halloween costume found dead in NYC

Chimney sweep rescues lost mushroom picker

Chimney sweep rescues lost mushroom picker

Clown scares passengers at Vienna’s Praterstern station

Clown scares passengers at Vienna’s Praterstern station

Sexy septuagenarians share secrets to enduring love life

Sexy septuagenarians share secrets to enduring love life

Austrian police dog finds woman’s missing thumb

Austrian police dog finds woman’s missing thumb

Drunk birds cause massive tailback on Austrian road

Drunk birds cause massive tailback on Austrian road

Würzburg, Salzburg? After Oktoberfest it’s all the same

Würzburg, Salzburg? After Oktoberfest it’s all the same

Rest areas on the A7 motorway closed after becoming ‘sex hotspots’

Rest areas on the A7 motorway closed after becoming ‘sex hotspots’

Suspicious wife travelled to Graz with husband’s entrails

Suspicious wife travelled to Graz with husband’s entrails

Sex whilst driving ends painfully for young lovers

Sex whilst driving ends painfully for young lovers

Austrian police seek mysterious ‘Goldfinger’ sprayer

Austrian police seek mysterious ‘Goldfinger’ sprayer

Austria Pokemon player sniffs out pot garden

Austria Pokemon player sniffs out pot garden

Plague of potato bugs invade Austrian village

Plague of potato bugs invade Austrian village

Austrian prisoners to receive condoms and lubricant

Austrian prisoners to receive condoms and lubricant

Father took 12-year-old son on robbery tour

Father took 12-year-old son on robbery tour

Overpaying a fine in Austria can be costly

Overpaying a fine in Austria can be costly

Identity theft victim hounded by Austria for child support

Identity theft victim hounded by Austria for child support

Policewoman ignored €36,000 parking fine bill

Policewoman ignored €36,000 parking fine bill

Ski town plagued by dog poo on the pistes

Ski town plagued by dog poo on the pistes

Sex club says it was evicted ‘to make way for refugees’

Sex club says it was evicted ‘to make way for refugees’

Shoplifter smuggled stolen goods in swimsuit

Shoplifter smuggled stolen goods in swimsuit

Police dog finds lost life savings in kitchen

Police dog finds lost life savings in kitchen

25-year-old discovers she was switched at birth

25-year-old discovers she was switched at birth

500 pledge to join Vienna No Pants Subway Ride

500 pledge to join Vienna No Pants Subway Ride

Three years in jail for 40 unpaid traffic fines

Three years in jail for 40 unpaid traffic fines

Danube cash handed over to lost property

Danube cash handed over to lost property

Police break up rowdy ‘escalator party’

Police break up rowdy ‘escalator party’

Ticket inspector exposes student in train toilet

Ticket inspector exposes student in train toilet

Austrian granny shreds a million euros

Austrian granny shreds a million euros

Forest ‘hermit’ attacks police with axe

Forest ‘hermit’ attacks police with axe

Couple face losing home after nude swim row

Couple face losing home after nude swim row

Stag smashes through bus windscreen

Stag smashes through bus windscreen

Gran drives mobility scooter down motorway

Gran drives mobility scooter down motorway

Brits drive 25 km wrong way down A9 motorway

Brits drive 25 km wrong way down A9 motorway

Austrian gets tangled up in paragliding lie

Austrian gets tangled up in paragliding lie

Man faced with eviction threatens to blow up flat

Man faced with eviction threatens to blow up flat

Elderly father suspect in daughter’s poisoning

Elderly father suspect in daughter’s poisoning

Woman on trial after shooting herself in head

Woman on trial after shooting herself in head

Daredevil gran bungee jumps off Europabrücke

Daredevil gran bungee jumps off Europabrücke

‘Peeping Tom’ caught out in supermarket

‘Peeping Tom’ caught out in supermarket

Mystery of missing 15,000 kilos of apricots

Mystery of missing 15,000 kilos of apricots

Phallic trophy unveiled for volleyball champs

Phallic trophy unveiled for volleyball champs

Farm kitten hitches ride to Vienna

Farm kitten hitches ride to Vienna

Dad shoots suspected burglar – his son

Dad shoots suspected burglar – his son

Man bites off chunk of ear at stag party

Man bites off chunk of ear at stag party

Roofers scale nuclear plant chimney stack

Roofers scale nuclear plant chimney stack

Armed man in underpants sparks alarm

Armed man in underpants sparks alarm

Divorced couple split house in two

Divorced couple split house in two

Austrian couple fined for outdoor sex in Croatia

Austrian couple fined for outdoor sex in Croatia

Boy locks parents out over lack of pizza

Boy locks parents out over lack of pizza

Firefighters rescue ‘Santa cat’ from chimney

Firefighters rescue ‘Santa cat’ from chimney

Cheaper kebabs for ‘polite customers’

Cheaper kebabs for ‘polite customers’

Police break up brawling marriage proposal pair

Police break up brawling marriage proposal pair

Police track down exploding poo suspect

Police track down exploding poo suspect

Austrian to deliver love letter by gondola

Austrian to deliver love letter by gondola

Sugary twin towers attacks Austrian politics

Sugary twin towers attacks Austrian politics

Burglars cover tracks with pumpkin seed oil

Burglars cover tracks with pumpkin seed oil

Gold prospector irks Salzach fishermen

Gold prospector irks Salzach fishermen

Austrian dad steals 120 Lego figures on day out

Austrian dad steals 120 Lego figures on day out

Camel found in cellar belonged to Ottomans

Camel found in cellar belonged to Ottomans

Psychotic ‘Shaolin monk’ injures six police officers

Psychotic ‘Shaolin monk’ injures six police officers

Man shoots neighbour over noisy rooster

Man shoots neighbour over noisy rooster

Search for owner of 50-year-old roll of film

Search for owner of 50-year-old roll of film

Man hurls toilet bowl at special forces police

Man hurls toilet bowl at special forces police

Man tries to rob bank armed with spoon

Man tries to rob bank armed with spoon

Woman bitten by rattlesnake at reptile zoo

Woman bitten by rattlesnake at reptile zoo

Pensioner stole undies worth €1,100

Pensioner stole undies worth €1,100

Pez sends supply of sweets to Norwegian boy

Pez sends supply of sweets to Norwegian boy