A Syrian migrant went on trial in Austria on Wednesday for allegedly executing 20 wounded government soldiers in his home country.
Down-to-earth English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently celebrated his 26th birthday in Austria. Not in a Michelin-starred restaurant, but in a rustic guest house.
Anyone who attacks a bus-driver or a ticket-collector in Austria could face up to two years in prison from September.
An Austrian appeals court has authorised the extradition to the United States of Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on bribery charges, overturning an earlier ruling.
Austria’s coalition government says it has reached agreement on a new plan to provide incentives for Austrian businesses that hire additional workers.
Hungary on Monday announced an inquiry after a study by the food safety agency suggested many food products sold with identical packaging were superior in neighbouring Austria.
The community of Nussdorf, near Lake Attersee in Upper Austria, is in shock after a popular teacher (38) killed her nine-year-old son and then attempted to kill herself.
A cat who disappeared from her home in the Netherlands six months ago and was recently found in an Austrian village 950 kilometres away, has been collected by her Dutch owner.
When it comes to drugs, Austrians are increasingly turning to cannabis and buying from ‘home growers’ based in Austria, according to a leading public prosecutor in Wiener Neustadt.
A woman who denied that the Holocaust took place and displayed a sign over her toilet saying “This Hitlerine needs a clean latrine” has been found guilty of breaking Austria’s anti-Nazi law and given a seven month suspended jail sentence.
Fasching, or carnival season in Austria, isn't just about wearing crazy, colourful costumes and watching parades - it's also the time of year when you can eat as many Krapfen, or jam-filled doughnuts as you want. On Faschingsdienstag, or Shrove Tuesday, here are some things to know about Krapfen before you give them up for Lent.
It happens to the best of us when we move to Austria - our kids, whether they were born here or not, slowly become Austrian. Here are some signs to look out for, so you can prepare yourselves.
Slovakian food inspectors have carried out tests that reveal that many of the same grocery items sold in both Slovakia and Austria differ in quality - with many food items costing more in Austria, but generally of a higher quality.
A German tourist has been killed by a snow groomer at Austria’s Silvretta Arena ski resort in Tyrol.
Plans to build a sausage and bacon factory on the site of a former Nazi forced labour camp in Austria have been heavily criticised by locals.
Fines for throwing cigarette butts on the street and not cleaning up after your dog are set to increase in Vienna from March 3rd.
Five young people who beat up a 15-year-old girl last November in Vienna and broke her jaw have received prison sentences.
Austria says it will sue European aerospace giant Airbus over a $2-billion sale of Eurofighter jets that has long been plagued by allegations of kickbacks.
A Viennese cafe has started adding an extra charge of €1 for customers who use their electricity supply by charging their phones or tablets.
Austrian Greens MP Peter Pilz has said that the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “should be investigated by the Austrian state prosecutor”, as he has ordered Turkish diplomatic offices around the world to spy on organizations loyal to a Muslim cleric who Turkey believes was behind last year's coup attempt.