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Austrian GP: Racing Point narrowly misses out in Spielberg

2019-07-01 12:52

SportPesa Racing Point Formula 1 team narrowly missed out on earning a point at the dramatic Austrian grand prix at the Spielberg circuit.

'If that’s not allowed, what’s the point in racing in F1?' - Verstappen triumphs, Leclerc furious in controversial wheel-to-wheel Austrian GP battle

2019-06-30 16:44

Max Verstappen overcame a poor start to storm to the sixth victory of his career and end Mercedes’ record unbeaten start to the season when he triumphed at the thrilling Austrian Grand Prix.

2019 Austrian GP: Ferrari's Leclerc on pole, nightmare weekend for Vettel

2019-06-29 16:10

Ferrari rookie Charles Leclerc had a fantastic qualifying session grabbing pole position for the 2019 Austrian GP. Meanwhile team mate Sebastian Vettel suffered a nightmare session...

Austrian GP preview: Racing Point wary of challenging 'Ring

2019-06-27 13:12

SportPesa's Racing Point Formula 1 team heads to the challenging Red Bull ring this weekend for the Austrian grand prix.

Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier

2019-05-30 19:53

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn.

Thousands expected in Vienna to pay respects to F1 legend Lauda

2019-05-29 08:35

Thousands, including Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton, are expected to throng Vienna's St. Stephen's Cathedral to mourn the giant of the sport, Niki Lauda, who died on May 20 at the age of 70.

Austria uncovers €100m online trading scam

2019-02-26 17:30

Austrian police says they had uncovered an online financial trading scam which according to initial estimates defrauded victims across Europe out of some €100m.

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.

 

Top 5 moments from the Austrian GP

2019-07-01 12:40

Red Bull's Max Verstappen won the Austrian grand prix in arguably one of the most exciting races in recent history. Check out all the top racing moments!

'The car felt amazing' says a delighted Leclerc as Hamilton hit by grid penalty in Austrian GP

2019-06-29 21:06

Lewis Hamilton was handed a three-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after stewards ruled that he had impeded Kimi Raikkonen during qualifying on Saturday.

2019 Austrian GP: Leclerc tops final practice

2019-06-29 14:53

Charles Leclerc stayed on top of the times for Ferrari ahead of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Saturday morning’s final free practice for this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix.

WATCH: Red Bull take their F1 Car to the fair

2019-06-20 05:30

Red Bull's Formula 1 car took in the sights of the ferris wheel at a Viennese fun fair ahead of their home race the Austrian Grand Prix later this month.

WATCH: 'Bye Niki' - Austria says farewell to F1 icon Lauda

2019-05-30 11:34

Thousands of mourners, including motor racing world champion Lewis Hamilton, bid farewell to Formula 1 legend and Austrian national hero Niki Lauda at a ceremony in Vienna's historic cathedral.

Niki Lauda is 'not suffering anymore' - Ecclestone

2019-05-22 09:45

Although Niki Lauda once said he has no real friends, plenty of them are paying emotional tribute to the inimitable Formula 1 legend this week, including former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

WATCH: Audi E-Tron successfully ascends one of the toughest ski courses in Austria

2019-02-20 07:00

Racer Mattias Ekström pilots specially equipped version of first fully-electric Audi up the steepest section of Kitzbühel’s Streif downhill course in Austria.

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.

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