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Strache is not allowed to say “Red Nazis”

Freedom party leader Heinz Christian Strache is not allowed to call the Viennese Socialdemocrats “Red Nazis”. The commercial court of Vienna has declared an interim injunction in that case. Strache has also accept the injunction that he is not allowed anymore to spread the rumour the Socialdemocrats would act as violent stone-throwing demonstrators against dissidents. “The court has noticed that the Socialdemocrats have a pristine white and clean slate”, explained a member of Viennas Socialdemocrats.

The Freedom party has not received the interim injunction yet. Freedom parties secretary Hans Jörg Jenewein said that an interim injunction is not an adjudgment. Strache was talking about “Red Nazis” several times in newspaper interviews. Austrias daily newspaper “Kleine Zeitung” confirmed that Strache also said during a pre-election party in Styrias town of Kapfenberg: “The only Nazis in Austria are the red Nazis.” Now he has to stop that.


Every tenth Austrian employee can’t survive with salary

Every tenth Austrian employee is not able to survive with the salary. 350.000 persons are affected. The numbers are increasing. 10 years ago only 256.000 were affected. In consequence of the financial crisis more and more Austrians, especially women, have to accept a precarious employment. Typical fields of such jobs are call center agents or […]

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Discharged Muscovite mayor Yury Luzhkov moves to Austria?

Austrian medias report that the discharged Muscovite mayor Yury Luzhkov wants to move to the fancy town of Kitzbuhel in Austrias Western province Tirol. Next week he and his partner wants to search for an appropriate domicile in Austrias popular holiday destination. Elena Baturina and Yury Luzhkov are one of Russias most iridescent personalities. She […]

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Freedom party: controversial comics as canvassing

Austrias Freedom party is involved in a new scandal. An advertising brochure with comics was sent to every household in Vienna. In that brochure a small Austrian boy was instigated to throw stones at a man called “Mustafa”. Afterwards he received a hot sausage with mustard as reward. The comic story takes reference to Viennas […]

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Austrians are angry about foreign car drivers

78 percent of Austrian car drivers are not happy about the behaviour of foreign car drivers, revealed the latest survey of an automobile association. Usually foreign car drivers have the habit to drive a bit too fast in Austria. The anger of Austrian car drivers is “extremly high” in such cases, reports the survey. Two […]

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Viennese policeman offered to take beer instead of financial penalty

The 28-year-old policeman from Vienna loves to drink beer. His thirst was so huge that he offered to take a beer crate instead of making out a financial penalty because of illegally parking. One time he also left a note on the car of a parking violator with the message that “this takes one beer […]

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200.000 Lower Austrians in online dating services

200.000 Lower Austrian men and women are registered in online dating services. Every fifth of them is going to find the true love, knows an online dating expert from the Lower Austrian city of Krems. Many people can’t find the right person in their life in pubs, during sport, work, or in everyday life. An […]

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Vienna: 15-year-old boy tried to kill 24-year-old prostitute

The parents of the 15-year-old boy were not at home. Was it pure boredom that he decided to order a prostitute to his appartment and kill her, or, how he told the police, hate on prostitutes? The 24-year-old prostitute survived the knife attacks of the minor with heaviest injuries. But she was able to escape, […]

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Vienna is one of the most expensive places for clothes

According to a world wide comparison of a Swiss bank, Vienna is one of the most expensive places in the world for buying clothes. Only Tokyo is more expensive as Vienna. The Swiss bank compared 122 goods and services around the world. Vienna has a good result in its buying power, and made the 24th […]

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Street fight in Upper Austria: Chechens and Albanians vs Turks

Last weekend a street fight between Chechens, Albanians and Turks took place in the Upper Austrian town of Mauthausen. One Turk sustained heavy injuries and had to be brought to hospital. Also baseball bats were used in the fight. The “Alliance For The Future Of Austria”, also known as the orange party called “BZÖ”, demands […]

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Natascha Kampusch presents her new book

These are the days of the new Kampusch biography. Newspapers and magazines are full of stories and reports about the new book. Experts label the work as a “programmed bestseller.” Natascha Kampusch illuminates thoughts about suicide and violence. The kidnapper Priklopil shaved her head bald. She tried to commit suicide three times. But worst of […]

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Police arrested 5 beggars in Vienna

“It is more blessed to give than to receive”, is an old sentence from the bible. The Viennese police is not impressed about such sententiously quotes from ancient compositions. Last weekend they arrested 5 people from Romania who wanted to earn some money with begging. Austrias Broadcasting Corporation reports that most of the beggars were […]

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4.000 inhabitant village in Tirol wants brothel

A Tirolean village of 4.000 inhabitants wants to have its own brothel. In the last conference the local council voted for the building of such an establishment. The brothel should be located on the border of the village centre in the premises of a former restaurant. The assessment of demand showed a negative result, but […]

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Freedom party with Anti Islam Online Game

Again a lot of rage and anger about the Freedom party. An Anti Islam Online Game was published on the official website of the party. The user has to terminate minarets by mouse clicks. Werner Kogler of the Green party reacts with a report to the police. He locates the legal violation of sedition. He […]

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21-year-old man from Armenia bit Austrian police woman in finger

A very aggressive man from Armenia was arrested in the city of Innsbruck. The detention was characterized by a lot of violence. Four police man and woman were injured during the official act. One police woman sustained heavy injuries on her finger. The Armenian tried to bite off a part of her fingertip. But that […]

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Transsexual teacher is allowed to teach in Vienna

The anxiety among the parents was huge. A transsexual teacher should educate their children in a Viennese school. Massive protests were the consequence. The transsexual teacher should leave the school. Now the Education Secretary exercised her authority. The transsexual teacher is allowed to stay and teach the pupils. The Education Secretary explains: “Transsexuality is not […]

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Tourism in Upper Austria with a clear minus in overnight stays

The federal state of Upper Austria has a problem with its tourism industry. The overnight stays experience a dramatic decrease. There was a minus of 4,2 percent between May and July. In numbers: 10.000 visitors fewer with a minus of 92.000 over night stays. There is no difference between domestic and foreign guests. The interesting […]

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Town sign defiled: 50-year-old Carinthian arrested

A 50-year-old Carinthian man was arrested because he has defiled one of the new bilingual town signs with a white varnish spray. There was a long discussion about bilingual town signs in Carinthia. Since the end of the second world war Carinthians consider the deployment of bilingual town signs. The first of them were positioned […]

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Chancellor Faymann: Islam is no problem for Austrians

In Austrias daily newspaper called “Österreich” chancellor Werner Faymann of the Socialdemocrats declared that Islam is no problem for Austrians. Faymann is angry about Freedom party leader Heinz Christian Strache who wants to start a public opinion poll against minarets and headscarfs. Faymann calls such ambitions “changing cheap loose cash for the election campaign”. “The […]

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Soldiers song in retirement home

Discomposure in the Freedom party. Freedom parties borough chairman of Viennas district Brigttenau indicates in one of his press releases that members of the Socialdemocrats sang the German soldiers song “Lilli Marleen” during the celebrations in a retirement home. The song “Lilli Marleen” was written by the German soldier poet Hans Leip during the first […]

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Toilet fight between Russian man and Albanian family in Austria

A bizarre toilet fight between one Russian man and an Albanian family took place in the province of Tirol. Both parties to the dispute were discordant in the use of a toilet on the motorway service area Gries. The 52-year-old Russian knocked the 62-year-old Albanian family patriarch down with one stroke. Then the son of […]

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Austria needs German and maths teachers

Summer holidays are almost over and Austrian medias report already about the first problems in the new school year. There will be not enough teachers for the subjects of maths and German. The problems are homemade. Just some few years ago the Education Secretary warned young people to become a teacher. “We have too much […]

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Viennese mayor outraged about election posters of Freedom party

Every time there is an election in Austria, the Freedom party is faced with loud criticism from all competitors about their way of election campaign. This time no less a figure than the mayor of Vienna seems to be very unhappy about the election posters of the Freedom party for the next election in Vienna. […]

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Austrians spend a lot of money for their garden

Garden centres make magical sales in Austria. The reason is simple. Austrians enjoy to spend loads of money to embellish their garden. Now also a study proves that. Austrians love to spend their money in garden centres. Not even the crisis can change such a behaviour. The garden is an important retreat area of the […]

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Austrians are very unhappy about their salaries

Compared to other nations, Austrians are very unhappy about their salaries. This shows a new study of the future researcher Reinhold Popp. Not even a fifth of all working Austrians is satisfied with the salary. Only 16 percent are happy with the amount of money they receive from the employer. There is much more satisfaction […]

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Innsbruck: 63-year-old hotel owner raped 17-year-old chamber maid

One year ago a 63-year-old hotel owner from Tirol raped a 17-year-old chamber maid. Yesterday he was sentenced to 12 months prison. In his defence strategy he declared that he was seduced by the young girl. The judge did not believe him and replied it’s quite cynical to claim seduction for the reason of his […]

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Young female politican of Socialdemocrats wants minister of justice to resign

Laura Rudas, who is a young politican of the Socialdemocrats and a hope for a better future, made it into the headlines of Austrias newspapers again. She is not happy about the work of Austrias minister of justice, and wants her to resign. There are some scandals around the Socialdemocratic coalition partner Peoples party, and […]

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Very expensive hotel prices in Salzburg

Devastating result for Salzburgs hotel prices in the trivago hotel price index. While hotel prices in all important European cities decrease, Salzburg is the only exception. The hotel prices were even increased. And that not in a modest way. In Venice, Rome or Paris the prices for a hotel room decreased down to 19 percent. […]

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Too little money for summer holiday: murder!

A blonde 34-year-old fivefold mother from Upper Austria killed her 77-year-old neighbour because she had too little money for a summer holiday with her husband and her 5 children. The murder already happened on the 28th July, but it took some time to find the offender. The victim was killed in her own house by […]

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Carinthians not friendly enough to tourists?

“Carinthia – holiday by friends” is a famous advertisment for making holiday in Austrias southern province of Carinthia. But are Carinthias really such friends and very friendly to their tourists? A survey among 7.000 tourists who spent their holidays in Carinthia shows something else. The beauty of Carinthias landscape was confirmed and is undisputed, but […]

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Public toilet in Vienna under monumental protection

Anger about a public toilet in a Viennese park. The toilet is closed since more than 10 years. Reason: the facility is under monumental protection and a redevelopment would cost 300.000 Euro. Too much for the financial stricken city of Vienna. But visitors of the park can’t understand that. They want to have a toilet […]

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