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Austrian motorbike maker KTM profits race to record

2019-01-29 13:49

European's leading motorbike maker, KTM, booked record profits last year as it lifted sales and expanded its market share, according to preliminary figures obtained by AFP.

WATCH: Snow chaos in the Alps

2019-01-20 08:36

Even older Austrians are amazed by the amount of snow that's fallen in a matter of days. Soldiers, firefighters and volunteers are helping in the most affected areas.

Austrian woman killed when train hits car driven by husband, 81

2019-01-03 10:27

Police say an 81-year-old woman died and her husband was injured after a freight train hit their car at a crossing in northern Austria.

WATCH: These alpacas are fascinated by a tiny hedgehog visitor

2018-12-08 17:06

This little bunch of curious alpacas recently stumbled across a hedgehog seemingly for the first time and the the herd is absolutely fascinated by the prickly little critter.

Austria FM bow to Putin at wedding dance goes viral

2018-08-20 20:33

The Austrian foreign minister's deep bow to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a dance at her wedding made waves, causing more furore for the already-controversial visit.

'Spectre', 'Skyfall' actress Naomi Harris to open 007 Elements

2018-07-13 12:10

007 Elements, an exciting new James Bond experience built inside the summit of the Gaislachkogl mountain in Sölden, Austria, is now open to the public.

Ecclestone questions 2019 Miami race

2018-07-04 15:06

Bernie Ecclestone has questioned whether Liberty Media will be able to add Miami to next year's Formula 1 calendar.

Renault 'party mode' disappoints drivers

2018-07-04 15:06

Renault drivers say they could barely feel the effect of the new qualifying 'party mode' in Austria.

Mercedes hopes to avoid Silverstone penalties

2018-07-04 15:06

Mercedes is hoping to avoid penalties this weekend at Silverstone.

Hulkenberg doubts Renault can catch top teams

2018-07-02 13:04

Nico Hulkenberg doubts Renault can catch up with the top three teams in 2018.

 

Royal mystery: Austrian feared kidnapped safe with family

2019-01-24 11:12

Austrian police say an 88-year-old woman with links to Austro-Hungarian nobility who was the feared victim of a brazen daytime kidnapping has surfaced unharmed at her daughter's house.

Road to snowed-in Austrian nuns cleared, but they stay put

2019-01-18 08:04

Authorities have cleared the road to 30 Catholic nuns whose Alpine convent was cut from the outside world by heavy snowfall for more than 10 days.

Austria to press ahead with digital tax

2018-12-31 23:50

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz vowed Saturday to press ahead with a tax on large internet and technology companies, following France's example.

WATCH: Scary masks and hairy suits at the traditional pre-Christmas Krampus run

2018-12-08 07:35

In the run-up to Christmas, the scary companion of St Nicholas, the Krampus, creates excitement for Austrian children as the villiagers take part in this annual tradition.

WATCH: Vladimir Putin dances with Austrian foreign minister

2018-08-20 10:07

Russian President Vladimir Putin dances with Austrian foreign minister Karin Kneissl at her wedding.

Mercedes apology 'bizarre' during Austrian GP - Horner

2018-07-05 08:22

Christian Horner says Mercedes threw a key team member 'under the bus' during last week's Austrian grand prix.

Brawn hopes 'fast' Alonso stays in F1

2018-07-04 15:06

Formula 1 sporting boss Ross Brawn says he hopes Fernando Alonso stays in F1.

Ferrari have best F1 engine now - Hamilton

2018-07-04 15:06

Ferrari may now have overtaken Mercedes as the maker of the best engine in Formula 1.

Vettel takes the lead, Max Verstappen scores his 1st win in 2018 - The F1 season so far

2018-07-02 23:00

The drivers' championship lead has changed hands many times this F1 season so far. Here are the latest driver standings and race winners!

Mercedes to announce drivers 'soon' - Wolff

2018-07-02 13:04

Toto Wolff says Mercedes will announce its 2019 driver lineup "soon".

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