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# austria - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Hotel quarantine: Why is Austria on Ireland's list of 'designated countries' but not France and Germany?
# Oh Vienna
# Oh Vienna

Hotel quarantine: Why is Austria on Ireland's list of 'designated countries' but not France and Germany?

Apr 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 54,632 Views 61 Comments

Officials want to add 17 EU countries to the list.

# austria - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?
# Lifting Lockdown
# Lifting Lockdown

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 52,320 Views 70 Comments

Let’s take a look.

# austria - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Germany partially shuts borders with Czech Republic and Austria amid fears over virus mutations
# Troubling Surge
# Troubling Surge

Germany partially shuts borders with Czech Republic and Austria amid fears over virus mutations

Feb 14th 2021, 11:44 AM 25,049 Views 40 Comments

The move from Germany earned a rebuke from the EU.

# austria - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Austria admits security failings leading up to deadly Vienna shooting rampage
# Austria
# Austria

Austria admits security failings leading up to deadly Vienna shooting rampage

Nov 5th 2020, 8:07 AM 15,071 Views 2 Comments

Police detained 14 people in the wake of the shooting.

# austria - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Gunman killed in Vienna terror attack had tried to join IS
# Austria
# Austria

Gunman killed in Vienna terror attack had tried to join IS

Updated Nov 3rd 2020, 6:11 PM 67,846 Views 89 Comments

Two men and two woman were killed in the attack yesterday evening.

# austria - Monday 2 November, 2020

Two dead and 15 wounded in Vienna terror attack on eve of lockdown
# Shooting
# Shooting

Two dead and 15 wounded in Vienna terror attack on eve of lockdown

Updated Nov 2nd 2020, 11:29 PM 119,752 Views 79 Comments

Vienna police tweeted that the exact circumstances of the incident were still being determined.

# austria - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Authorities could have contained spread of Covid-19 that infected thousands in Austrian ski resorts, report finds
# Austria
# Austria

Authorities could have contained spread of Covid-19 that infected thousands in Austrian ski resorts, report finds

Oct 13th 2020, 10:45 PM 40,711 Views 48 Comments

The mishandling has been blamed for allowing sick tourists to carry the virus to their home countries.

# austria - Sunday 5 July, 2020

'I will not take the knee' - Leclerc and Verstappen confirm split among F1 drivers
# Stance
From The42
# Stance

'I will not take the knee' - Leclerc and Verstappen confirm split among F1 drivers

Jul 5th 2020, 1:01 PM 23,017 Views 10 Comments

The Ferrari driver said it ‘does not mean at all that I am less committed than others in the fight against racism.’

# austria - Monday 9 March, 2020

Six people killed in Austrian avalanches
# Dachstein
# Dachstein

Six people killed in Austrian avalanches

Mar 9th 2020, 7:15 AM 26,404 Views 4 Comments

Five people swept away were part of a walking group.

# austria - Friday 11 October, 2019

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender
# Peter Handke
# Peter Handke

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender

Oct 11th 2019, 9:10 AM 27,817 Views 28 Comments

Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

# austria - Monday 30 September, 2019

Victory for Kurz in Austrian election but tough coalition talks ahead
# Most Seats
# Most Seats

Victory for Kurz in Austrian election but tough coalition talks ahead

Sep 30th 2019, 7:02 AM 6,476 Views 4 Comments

A corruption scandal with Kurz’s coalition partners brought down the last government and prompted early elections.

# austria - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Conservative Sebastian Kurz on track to retake power in Austrian snap election
# Austria
# Austria

Conservative Sebastian Kurz on track to retake power in Austrian snap election

Sep 29th 2019, 6:13 PM 9,110 Views 10 Comments

Kurz’s former allies, the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe), were the biggest losers, falling 10 percentage points.

# austria - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Seven Irish crews reach semis at World Rowing Championships
# Linz-Ottensheim
From The42
# Linz-Ottensheim

Seven Irish crews reach semis at World Rowing Championships

Aug 28th 2019, 10:40 PM 2,574 Views 2 Comments

Five Irish boats are still in contention for Olympic qualification in Austria.

# austria - Friday 26 July, 2019

Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go
# Kumberg
# Kumberg

Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go

Jul 26th 2019, 8:26 PM 30,769 Views 11 Comments

“He was full of hatred,” Nathalie Birli said. “He blindfolded me, forced me to drink wine, and he always held a knife in his hand.”

# austria - Monday 27 May, 2019

Austrian chancellor removed from office following no-confidence vote
# Ibiza Gate
# Ibiza Gate

Austrian chancellor removed from office following no-confidence vote

May 27th 2019, 6:25 PM 15,928 Views 9 Comments

The no-confidence vote comes following the resignation of his deputy over a hidden camera sting.

# austria - Monday 20 May, 2019

Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting
# Austria
# Austria

Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting

May 20th 2019, 8:24 PM 20,175 Views 7 Comments

This comes after one of their number, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, was fired.

# austria - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Austrian Chancellor calls election after far-right vice chancellor resigns over hidden-camera sting
# Ibiza Affair
# Ibiza Affair

Austrian Chancellor calls election after far-right vice chancellor resigns over hidden-camera sting

Updated May 18th 2019, 7:09 PM 40,648 Views 83 Comments

Heinz-Christian Strache today insisted he was the “victim of a targeted political attack”.

# austria - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools
# Freedom Party
# Freedom Party

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools

May 16th 2019, 7:29 AM 25,200 Views 70 Comments

The measure was proposed by the ruling right-wing government.

# austria - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers
# All The Action
From The42
# All The Action

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers

May 4th 2019, 9:35 PM 4,957 Views 0 Comments

Iceland also came out on top this afternoon.

# austria - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

Updated Jan 13th 2019, 1:38 PM 18,950 Views 8 Comments

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

# austria - Friday 11 January, 2019

Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption
# Storms
# Storms

Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption

Jan 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 51,623 Views 25 Comments

Snow in parts of Austria and southern Germany has been causing widespread issues in recent days.

# austria - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Ecstasy to agony: O'Neill and Ireland have been on a steady decline since brilliant Vienna win
# Fall From Grace
From The42
# Fall From Grace

Ecstasy to agony: O'Neill and Ireland have been on a steady decline since brilliant Vienna win

Oct 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,061 Views 15 Comments

In November 2016 Ireland sat top of their World Cup qualifying group, but ever since Martin O’Neill’s side have regressed significantly.

# austria - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Putin defends 'private' trip to Austrian FM's wedding after dance photos emerge
# Rocking The Boat
# Rocking The Boat

Putin defends 'private' trip to Austrian FM's wedding after dance photos emerge

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:50 PM 42,071 Views 39 Comments

He said the trip was “purely private”.

# austria - Monday 23 July, 2018

Dundalk could face Ajax or Austrian side Sturm Graz in third round of Europa League qualifiers
# Dutch Gold
From The42
# Dutch Gold

Dundalk could face Ajax or Austrian side Sturm Graz in third round of Europa League qualifiers

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:01 PM 4,611 Views 1 Comment

The Premier Division leaders will take on the loser of the Champions League second qualifying round tie.

# austria - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Neymar accuses opponents of 'UFC' tactics after surviving first start since February
# Octagon Control
From The42
# Octagon Control

Neymar accuses opponents of 'UFC' tactics after surviving first start since February

Jun 10th 2018, 8:54 PM 9,583 Views 15 Comments

The PSG star netted a stunning goal against Austria in Brazil’s final pre-World Cup friendly.

Neymar, Coutinho and Jesus secure win as World Cup favourites Brazil head for Russia
# Looking Good
From The42
# Looking Good

Neymar, Coutinho and Jesus secure win as World Cup favourites Brazil head for Russia

Jun 10th 2018, 5:57 PM 9,076 Views 1 Comment

The Selecao put three unanswered goals past Austria at the Ernst-Happel-Stadium this evening.

# austria - Friday 8 June, 2018

Austria to expel 'several' foreign-funded imams and shut seven mosques, Chancellor says
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Austria to expel 'several' foreign-funded imams and shut seven mosques, Chancellor says

Jun 8th 2018, 8:26 AM 17,539 Views 123 Comments

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said “political Islam and radicalisation have no place” in Austria.

# austria - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Neuer makes long-awaited comeback in surprise Germany defeat to Austria
# Guess Who's Back
From The42
# Guess Who's Back

Neuer makes long-awaited comeback in surprise Germany defeat to Austria

Jun 2nd 2018, 9:20 PM 9,602 Views 7 Comments

A returning Manuel Neuer was unable to prevent Germany falling to an unlikely defeat to Austria at a sodden Worthersee Stadion.

# austria - Friday 18 May, 2018

Inspired by McIlroy, Antrim-born golf prodigy set for European Tour debut
# Teenage Dreams
From The42
# Teenage Dreams

Inspired by McIlroy, Antrim-born golf prodigy set for European Tour debut

May 18th 2018, 8:42 PM 7,040 Views 1 Comment

15-year-old Tom McKibbin will compete at the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria next month.

# austria - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

At least three people injured in a knife attack on the streets of Vienna
# Austria
# Austria

At least three people injured in a knife attack on the streets of Vienna

Mar 7th 2018, 9:55 PM 33,315 Views 46 Comments

A motive for the attack wasn’t immediately known.

# austria - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'Step on the gas - we can make it to seven million': Austria shaken by 'Nazi songbook' scandal
# Nazis
# Nazis

'Step on the gas - we can make it to seven million': Austria shaken by 'Nazi songbook' scandal

Feb 4th 2018, 7:45 AM 28,480 Views 46 Comments

Far-right parties in Austria are becoming more popular.

# austria - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Austria is clamping down on a student fraternity that sings about Nazis
# Anschluss
# Anschluss

Austria is clamping down on a student fraternity that sings about Nazis

Jan 31st 2018, 8:18 PM 11,807 Views 63 Comments

The Germania zu Wiener Neustadt is connected to some politicians

# austria - Friday 26 January, 2018

Austrian police confirm body of missing 21-year-old Irishman found in Vienna
# Ross Hanlon
# Ross Hanlon

Austrian police confirm body of missing 21-year-old Irishman found in Vienna

Jan 26th 2018, 7:51 PM 58,758 Views 22 Comments

His death is being treated as a tragic accident.

# austria - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Police focusing search for Irishman missing in Vienna on Danube river area
# Ross Hanlon
# Ross Hanlon

Police focusing search for Irishman missing in Vienna on Danube river area

Jan 25th 2018, 2:15 PM 12,410 Views 1 Comment

Ross Hanlon, 21, was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning.

# austria - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort
# Ross Hanlon
# Ross Hanlon

Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort

Jan 21st 2018, 1:17 PM 36,789 Views 8 Comments

Ross Hanlon, 21, was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning.

# austria - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Family appeal for help finding Irishman (21) missing in Vienna
# Appeal
# Appeal

Family appeal for help finding Irishman (21) missing in Vienna

Jan 20th 2018, 9:58 AM 69,901 Views 4 Comments

Ross Hanlon from Athboy, Co Meath went missing in Vienna at 2am yesterday morning.

# austria - Friday 22 December, 2017

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna
# Austria
# Austria

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:11 PM 7,668 Views 2 Comments

The accident occurred at 5pm near the station of Kritzendorf.

# austria - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'Nothing to fear' as anti-immigration Austrian far-right enters government
# Vienna Waltz
# Vienna Waltz

'Nothing to fear' as anti-immigration Austrian far-right enters government

Dec 16th 2017, 2:48 PM 11,566 Views 37 Comments

The anti-immigration FPOe came third in the election with 26% of the vote.

# austria - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria
# Baumgarten
# Baumgarten

One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria

Dec 12th 2017, 11:00 AM 10,895 Views 12 Comments

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

# austria - Monday 16 October, 2017

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader
# World's Youngest Leader
# World's Youngest Leader

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader

Oct 16th 2017, 8:55 AM 17,629 Views 67 Comments

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the world’s youngest leader in waiting.

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