Alliance for the Future of Austria (AT)

Type: Organization
Name: Alliance for the Future of Austria (AT) (Alliance for the Future of Austria, Bündnis Zukunft Österreich, BZÖ)
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ulrike Haider-Querica withdraws candidacy for European elect

© J. Logan/Wikipedia09. 04. 14. - 13:59After just one month of her election campaign to become an MEP for Austria's right-wing BZO party, Ulrike Haider-Querica has withdrawn from the race.The daughter of the late populist leader Joerg Haider, who founded ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Austrian far-right politicians quit EU parliament campaign

VIENNA (Reuters) - Two top far-right Austrian candidates for next month's EU parliamentary elections quit on Tuesday, under fire from their own party ranks, bucking a trend of Eurosceptic parties in the ascendancy. The co-lead candidate for the anti-immigrant ... [Published Sharenet - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

EXTRA: Daughter of Austrian rightist Haider

Vienna (dpa) - Ulrike Haider-Quercia, the daughter of late Austrian right-winger Joerg Haider, has dropped out of the race for May‘s European Parliament elections.The reason given for her resignation as the top candidate of the eurosceptic Alliance for ... [Published Europe Online Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Andy McSmith's Diary: It’s all about knowing your target (super) market, Dave

David Cameron picked an odd location to air his view that you are more likely to have an interesting conversation in Waitrose than any other supermarket. "I have got a piece of supermarket sociology, which is that there is something about Waitrose customers... ... [Published The Independent - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

[EU Elections] Far-right waltz in Vienna: the Freedom Party and its fraternities

Vienna - Once a year, the Viennese faction of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) invites members and friends of the Burschenschaften (student fraternities) to a ball night at the city’s imperial Hofburg palace.On 24 January the ball was held once again. ... [Published EUobserver - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Austria Eurovision song chosen by Conchita Wurst

Conchita Wurst, Austria's entry to the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, has announced what song she will be singing in the competition taking place in May.What is on at Haydn Kino this week (24 March - 26 March)See what films are on at the English language ... [Published Austrian Times - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 3 reports

Ulrike Haider-Querica official BZO candidate for Europe

Stain glass artist to come to AustriaA glass painter who has had his work featured in museums and galleries around New York is coming to Austria next year to provide glass painting workshops. Initially a graphic designer, Joseph Cavalieri is now a glass ... [Published Austrian Times - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ruling SPÖ and ÖVP Coalition at Record Low Over Hypo Scandal

16. 03. 14. - 09:00Austria's coalition government is under fire over its management of a banking crisis in which it agreed to nationalise the Hypo Alpe Adria bank in a move that has saddled the country with an estimated 18 billion euros in debt.The Carinthian ... [Published Austrian Times - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Haider's daughter to lead Austrian far-right party in EU vote

Austria's right-wing BZO party on Saturday named a daughter of Joerg Haider as its lead candidate in European Parliament elections in May, hoping to recapture the charisma and political acumen of its late leader.Ulrike Haider-Querica, 37, a university ... [Published Reuters - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Nov 15 2013 - Updated Nov 15 2013 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Austrian Institute Opposes Use Of Tax Lever To Close Budget Gap

Confirming an anticipated budget shortfall of around EUR30bn (USD40.4bn) by 2018, Head of the Austrian Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Christian Keuschnigg, underlined the need for the Government to introduce a savings and investment package, while ... [Published Tax-News.com - Nov 15 2013]

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"Criticism was raised against my pro-European positions and my views on security policy in Europe. Therefore, I am no longer available as lead candidate for the BZO list" she has said
...they are the most talkative," he told the staff today. "I found that if I shop in Waitrose it takes me about twice as long, as everyone wants to stop you and have a chat. Whereas in other supermarkets I find I can dart round very quickly and get everything. It is something about your customers, they are very talkative, engaged people." He said this during a visit to the North-west, presumably hoping to persuade people in that region to vote Tory...
Explaining these student fraternities, Heribert Schiedel, an expert on right-wing extremism in Europe and author of Extreme Rechte in Europa says: "Strongly traditional Burschenschaften in Austria are mainly characterised by support for German nationalist ideology and the continued practice of academic fencing, a traditional initiation rite that is carried out to undermine self-defence strategies and break individualism among young members."
She said: "The reality is that my father sold the bank at a profit to the Austrian taxpayer. The question is, why did the Austrian government then buy it back?"

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Ulrike Haider-Querica withdraws candidacy for E... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 09 2014]
Austrian far-right politicians quit EU parliame... [Published Sharenet - Apr 08 2014]
EXTRA: Daughter of Austrian rightist Haider [Published Europe Online Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
Andy McSmith's Diary: It’s all about knowing yo... [Published The Independent - Apr 03 2014]
[EU Elections] Far-right waltz in Vienna: the F... [Published EUobserver - Apr 01 2014]
Austria Eurovision song chosen by Conchita Wurst [Published Austrian Times - Mar 18 2014]
Ruling SPÖ and ÖVP Coalition at Record Low Over... [Published Austrian Times - Mar 17 2014]
Ulrike Haider-Querica official BZO candidate fo... [Published Austrian Times - Mar 17 2014]
Language institute celebrates third birthday [Published Austrian Times - Mar 17 2014]
Ulrike Haider-Querica official BZO candidate fo... [Published Austrian Independent - Mar 17 2014]
Haider's daughter to lead Austrian far-right pa... [Published Reuters - Mar 15 2014]
Tax-News.com: Austrian Institute Opposes Use Of... [Published Tax-News.com - Nov 15 2013]
Governing parties suffer losses in Austrian ele... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Oct 05 2013]
Austria on the eve of parliamentary elections [Published World Socialist Web Site - Sep 28 2013]
Tax-News.com: Austria's BZÖ Unveils 'Business T... [Published Tax-News.com - Sep 16 2013]
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