Austrian town finds its hermit after international search

2017-04-19 17:03

It took an international search and making a choice between more than 50 applicants, but an Austrian town has a new hermit.

Austrian SWAT units detain 5 in extremist probe

2017-03-06 23:00

Austrian law-enforcement officials say police have detained five people suspected of radical Islamic sentiments or activities.

Austria wants EU-wide ban on Turkish campaign events

2017-03-05 18:38

Turkish politicians should be banned from political campaigning across the European Union, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern says.

Vettel's Ferrari switch a mistake - Berger

2017-02-02 12:25

Former F1 driver Gerhard Berger says his compatriot Sebastian Vettel should not have moved from the successful Red Bull team to Ferrari.

German police arrest 'accomplice' of Austrian terror suspect

2017-01-22 21:31

German police say they have arrested a man accused of having ties to a suspected Islamic extremist captured in Austria and thought to have been plotting an attack.

Raids in Austria as 'terror' suspect grilled

2017-01-21 16:29

Austrian police have raided several addresses as they grilled a suspected Islamic extremist thought to have been planning an attack, authorities say.

Truck driver gets 4 years for human smuggling

2017-01-17 05:40

An Austrian court has found a man guilty of human smuggling and sentenced him to four years in prison after a truckload of migrants bound for Germany crashed.

OSCE confirms 'major' cyber attack

2016-12-28 20:28

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, an international observer body, has confirmed being the victim of a "major" cyber attack.

After Berlin, Europe beefs up security at Xmas markets

2016-12-20 22:25

Security has been beefed up at Christmas markets across Europe after a truck ploughed through a market in Berlin, killing 12 people and heightening security fears at the onset of the holiday season.

Austrians vote for president in election watched Europe-wide

2016-12-04 12:11

In an election sure to reverberate across Europe, Austrian voters are choosing between a right-wing populist and a left-leaning former politician for their next president


Austrian national guilty of terror-related crimes

2017-03-27 21:35

An Austrian court has found a man guilty of terrorism-linked charges for spreading videos of radical Islamic preachers and beheadings prepared by ISIS.

Austrian govt criticises headscarf advice for Muslim women

2017-03-06 20:00

Austrian government officials are criticising a recommendation by the country's Islamic leaders that Muslim women wear a headscarf with the onset of puberty.

Court convicts 8 Iraqis of gang-raping German

2017-03-02 19:49

An Austrian court has found eight Iraqi nationals guilty of gang-raping a German tourist and has given them jail sentences of between nine and 13 years.

Austrian police arrest 14 ISIS suspects

2017-01-26 22:10

Heavily armed Austrian SWAT teams supported by hundreds of other officers detained 14 people suspected of having ties to the Islamic State group in early-morning raids.

German police arrest 'accomplice' of Austrian terror suspect

2017-01-22 21:31

German police say they have arrested a man accused of having ties to a suspected Islamic extremist captured in Austria and thought to have been plotting an attack.

Austria arrests 'terror' suspect planning attack

2017-01-21 07:27

Austrian armed commandos have arrested a man suspected of planning a "terrorist" attack in Vienna, police say, with authorities deploying additional officers and warning the public to be vigilant.

'Jealous' Austrian falsely accuses Syrian of terrorism

2017-01-03 14:44

An Austrian man has been arrested for falsely accusing a Syrian migrant of being a terrorist and sparking a major police operation out of "jealousy", authorities say.

Austrian cows swap bells from 'hell' for GPS

2016-12-20 22:25

A farmer's cows in western Austria will swap their traditional bells for GPS trackers after the owner of a holiday home complained that the noise was irritating his guests.

Austria detains Moroccan over 'terror attack' plan

2016-12-20 19:44

A Moroccan asylum-seeker has been detained in Austria for allegedly planning a terror attack in Salzburg over the Christmas and New Year period, prosecutors say.

Half a ton of ivory seized in Austria

2016-11-17 08:31

Austrian authorities have seized more than 560kg of ivory, a haul they described as a national record and one of the biggest in Europe.

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