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# Josef Fritzl

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# Room
An Irish film inspired by the Josef Fritzl case has just been given a MAJOR Oscar boost
Room by Lenny Abrahamson won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.
# hulkamania
Hulk Hogan has just fallen for the oldest Twitter prank in the book
# stunt
A pint in Fritzl's Cellar? New pub in Warsaw faces boycott over name
The manager of Fritzl’s Cellar says the name will stay – but a lot of people are outraged.
# Divorce
Josef Fritzl divorces wife for failing to visit him in prison
Fritz had kept his daughter in a basement for 24 years and, through repeated rape, had fathered seven children with her. His ex-wife, Rosemarie, will no longer be able to access his pension.
# Austria
Austrian incest suspect freed
The two adult sisters still say they were sexually molested but now say that another man — not their father — was responsible.
# Austria
Man accused of making daughters his sex slaves for 41 years
New Austrian case carries echoes of Josef Fritzl, as man found to have kept two mentally-disabled daughters locked in a room for decades.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
It’s your Friday Fix: the McGivern family react to the HIQA report, should our taxes be as high as Germany’s… and Enda Kenny the goat, King of the Puck Fair.
# Josef Fritzl
Josef Fritzl's basement dungeon to be filled with concrete
The cellar where rapist Fritzl kept his daughter Elisabeth prisoner for 24 years will be put completely beyond use.
# Josef Fritzl
Fritzl cellar to be sealed after Austrians partied inside
One local says it had become “cool” to party in the cellar where Joesf Fritzl imprisoned his daughter.
# Josef Fritzl
Fritzl 'house of horrors' to be bulldozed
An Austrian judge rules that there’s little chance of ever selling Josef Fritzl’s house – and so it will be destroyed.
# Josef Fritzl
"I dream of getting out of here alive" - a defiant Josef Fritzl gives his first interview
Claims he still “loves” the daughter he held captive for 24 years.