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‘Smartphone zombie’ halts Vienna driverless bus test

A test of driverless buses has been halted in Vienna after a woman distracted by her smartphone walked into the side of one of the mini-buses as it was moving.

Leclerc on top in Austria as Bottas, Verstappen crash

The Spielberg circuit delivered the busiest and most chaotic free practice of the season with two red flag interruptions.

Suspected gas blast in Vienna causes partial building collapse

A suspected gas explosion tears through a building near Vienna's city centre causing several floors to collapse and injuring twelve people, emergency services said.

Austria gets first female chancellor

The appointment comes after Sebastian Kurz became the first chancellor in Austrian history to be thrown out of office by a no-confidence vote.

Thousands expected in Vienna to pay respects to F1 legend Lauda

The body of the three-time world champion, clad in a race suit, will be in a close casket top with his race helmet in the centre of the cathedral.

Austria’s Kurz leaves office, eyes return within months

Sebastian Kurz remains leader of his People's Party and intends to lead it back to victory in September.

Austria’s Kurz faces likely ouster in no-confidence vote

Two no-confidence motions against Sebastian Kurz or his government are planned in parliament.

A story of fire and ice: Niki Lauda, Formula One legend

Lauda is one of the best racers of his generation, who also found success off the track.

Austrian cabinet fractures as Kurz ousts far-right minister

The FPO says they will vacate all ministerial posts if Herbert Kickl is forced out.

Austrian president calls for September poll in wake of scandal

President Alexander Van der Bellen will hold further talks with other party leaders to fix a date.

Austria’s President recommends parliamentary elections in early September

Van der Bellen says it was most important that Austrians were given the chance for a new start to rebuild trust in its government.

Austria headed for snap elections

Many are questioning whether conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz can still govern in coalition with the far-right Freedom Party.

Humiliating exit for Austrian far-right’s ‘Mr Clean’

The 49-year-old was forced to quit on Saturday after German media reports Strache promising public contracts in return for campaign help.

Want Alpine thrills? Try competitive paper plane flying

The winner of each category will take home a world title in a showdown which had its own qualifying tournament spread across 58 countries.

Austrian far-right leader resigns over ‘Ibiza affair’

Strache promised public contracts in return for campaign help from a fake Russian backer.

Not so crazy: Cannes film upends Hitchcock’s ‘hysterical’ women

Hausner’s new flick ‘Little Joe’ explores how ‘crazy’ becomes a label used to keep women down.

An Austrian bank goes where Sanders, AOC want the US to...

Oesterreichische Post AG are targeting customers that are no longer served by banks that are retrenching.

Parlimen Austria lulus larangan bertudung di sekolah rendah

Kerajaan Austria berkata, patka yang dipakai lelaki Sikh atau kippa oleh lelaki Yahudi tidak terjejas dengan larangan terbaru itu.

Austrian MPs approve headscarf ban in primary schools

Opposition MPs almost all voted against the measure, with some accusing the government of focusing on garnering positive headlines rather than child welfare.

Austria arrests Iraqi over 2018 Germany rail sabotage

The suspect admitted involvement in the two incidents, but has denied any terrorist motive for the crimes.

UK must take part in EU elections if Brexit delayed

Austrian diplomat Gregor Schusterschitz said the EU might have been too soft on Britain and allowed it too long to conduct a largely domestic discussion.

Life’s a ball in Vienna as city tops world rankings for...

Vienna was voted the best city for the 10th consecutive year for quality living, while Zurich came in second place.

‘Kampung Fucking’ memang wujud di Austria jadi tarikan pelancong

Austria mempunyai sebuah kampung yang menjadi tarikan banyak pelancong kerana keunikan namanya

Mahkamah di Austria batal rancangan kerajaan tutup 6 masjid

Tahun lepas, seorang wakil pihak berhaluan kanan, Sebastian Kurz memutuskan penutupan 7 masjid dan mengusir puluhan imam bagi menghalang aktiviti 'politik Islam'.