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Austria's far right seeks interior ministry job in coalition talks

2017-10-18 22:45

Austria's far-right Freedom Party says it wants the top job in the interior ministry in exchange for entering a coalition with election winner Sebastian Kurz.

Austrian 'whizz-kid' projected to triumph in election

2017-10-15 18:11

Austria's political "whizz-kid" Sebastian Kurz, 31, looks on course to become Europe's youngest leader, likely in coalition with the far-right, after his conservative party was projected to come first in elections.

Shark-suit wearer runs afoul of Austria's 'burqa ban' law

2017-10-10 12:22

An Austrian law that forbids any kind of full-face covering including Islamic veils has claimed an unusual victim _ a man wearing a shark suit

Schwarzenegger debuts 'dream' electric Hummer

2017-09-21 20:31

'Kreisel Electric electrified my G-class last winter. And now a Hummer,' Politician and former action star Arnold Schwarzenegger presented his electric off-road Hummer.

EU court backs migrant deportations by Austria, Slovenia

2017-07-26 15:05

The EU's top court on Wednesday backed decisions by Austria and Slovenia to deport asylum seekers back to Croatia at the height of the European migrant crisis in 2015.

'I gave it everything' - disappointed Hamilton

2017-07-09 16:43

A downcast Lewis Hamilton said he had tried everything to claim a podium finish before finishing fourth in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix won by his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas.

Valtteri Bottas wins comfortable 2017 Austrian GP

2017-07-09 15:36

Mercedes' Valterri Bottas has taken a comfortable victory at the 2017 Austrian GP after starting the race on his second pole of his career.

Will Vettel manage to keep it clean this time?

2017-07-09 06:03

The FIA has drawn a line under Baku, but the action has heated up in Austria where Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton will try to keep it clean.

F1: Lewis Hamilton dominates both Austrian GP practice sessions

2017-07-07 20:36

Lewis Hamilton delivered an emphatic signal of his intent when he completed a Friday double by topping the times for Mercedes in both practice sessions for Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix.

'No more chances' for temper-prone Vettel

2017-07-06 12:21

The FIA would have to act if Sebastian Vettel loses control of his temper one more time.

 

Austria's Kurz vows zero tolerance on anti-Semitism

2017-10-17 22:15

Austria's election winner Sebastian Kurz, who may form a coalition with the far-right, has vowed "zero tolerance" on anti-Semitism in any future government.

Austria sues over German motorway toll

2017-10-12 13:31

Austria said Thursday it is launching a lawsuit at the European Union's top court over Germany's planned motorway toll for cars, calling it discriminatory.

Passenger stops driverless bus from plunge

2017-09-25 16:37

Austrian police say a passenger in a bus with 23 others on board narrowly averted tragedy after the driver lost consciousness.

8 Alpine climbers die in 3 different accidents

2017-08-27 16:29

Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents in the Austrian and Italian Alps.

Nope! Bottas hilariously rejects Ricciardo's 'Shoey'

2017-07-10 13:15

Would you drink from a race drivers shoe? Well neither would Mercedes' Valterri Bottas as he rejects Daniel Ricciardo's 'shoey' ritual at the 2017 Austrian GP.

Bottas beats Vettel in Austria, Hamilton fourth

2017-07-09 16:35

Valtteri Bottas roared to the second victory of his career on Sunday when he won the Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari.

'Something changed' in McLaren-Honda divorce

2017-07-09 14:54

After a tumultuous period in the McLaren-Honda marriage, the works collaboration now appears to be back on track.

Austrian GP: Hamilton hopes hit by 5-place grid penalty

2017-07-08 09:37

Lewis Hamilton's hopes of reducing Sebastian Vettel's 14-points lead in this year's drivers' world championship suffered a setback late Friday when he was handed a five-place grid penalty for this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix.

Austrian GP: Sizzling Lewis Hamilton burns off rivals in 1st practice

2017-07-07 13:59

Lewis Hamilton delivered an early signal of his commitment to regain the momentum in this year's title race when he topped the times in Friday's opening free practice for the Austrian Grand Prix.

Austria: No immediate control plans at Brenner Pass border

2017-07-05 19:51

Austria's chancellor says there are no immediate plans to impose border controls at his country's most important crossing with Italy, as he seeks to reduce fears of such a move.

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