Publication: Austrian Independent

First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 1 reports

Michael Glawogger dies whilst filming in Africa

© Manfred Werner / Wikipedia24. 04. 14. - 14:45The Austrian filmmaker Michael Glawogger has died whilst filming his latest documentary in Africa. He was 54-years-old.Glawogger was a director, screenwriter and cinematographer whose documentaries and films ... [Published Austrian Independent - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Deal struck with America Movil over Telekom Austrian ownersh

© Telekom Austria AG24. 04. 14. - 14:57Telecom Austria will receive a 1 billion EUR boost in capital after the Austrian state agreed a deal yesterday with Mexican telecoms company America Movil to combine their shares in a co-ownership agreement.The move ... [Published Austrian Independent - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Playful panda bear cubs at Schoenbrunn Zoo

© Schoenbrunn Zoo24. 04. 14. - 14:44The latest additions to the panda enclosure at Schoenbrunn Zoo have been enjoying getting to know their toys.Baby Fu Bao's has discovered his new favourite pastime - rock climbing. Along with his older brother Fu Hu, ... [Published Austrian Independent - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Rock Climbing
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Faymann warns against further Russia sanctions

© Tsui / Wikipedia23. 04. 14. - 14:20Chancellor Werner Faymann has spoken out in support of moving away from additional sanctions on Russia.Speaking to press in Vienna this week, Faymann (SPOe) said he supports "100 percent" the position of the German ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Poacher in Vienna shoots five deer with bow and arrow

© Doris Antony / Wikipedia23. 04. 14. - 14:26A poacher is suspected to have killed five animals in Vienna using a bow and arrow, a hunting weapon that is forbidden throughout Austria.Authorities and hunting groups are alarmed at the rise in illegal hunting ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Vienna, Wikipedia, Austria
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Gazprom to explore expanding pipeline in Austria

© Sultan Dosaliev / Gazprom23. 04. 14. - 13:07Russia could soon begin constructing their South Stream gas pipeline in Austria after meetings were held this week with Gazprom.The Russian gas giant met in Vienna with Austrian partners on Tuesday, after ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Model helicopter chops up owner

© Wikipedia / Mike Lehmann23. 04. 14. - 14:24Austrian model aircraft enthusiast Uwe E., 50, is in intensive care after he tried to catch his expensive model helicopter when it suddenly dropped out of the sky in the town of Krenglbach in Upper Austria, ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Wikipedia, Austria
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Czech firm in the proverbial over dung parcel terror alert

© Facebook23. 04. 14. - 11:33A Czech mail order company that sends elephant poo around the EU could be faced with a hefty bill after a package of dung sparked a terror alert at an Austrian town hall.The Czech website www.darujhovna.cz offers people "joy ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Julius Meinl expands to UK

© Meinl Internet Commerce GmbH22. 04. 14. - 13:14Austria's prestigious coffee brand Julius Meinl is launching its famous product in the UK, with the hope of challenging the British culture of taking coffee to go.The Vienna coffee specialists have been ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wiener Linien grinds to a temporary halt Wednesday morning

© Wikipedia22. 04. 14. - 12:57Vienna's public transport will grind to a halt between 4 am and 6.30am on Wednesday morning as unions hold an emergency meetings to discuss the safety of Wiener Linien staff.The services will reduce from the normal 900 buses, ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vienna to host fashion awards

© 2014 Marjan Firouz PR & Events22. 04. 14. - 12:59By Anita MatkovicSince 2009, the Vienna Awards for Fashion and Lifestyle has played a big role in the Austrian fashion scene and has evolved itself into one of the country's most important events in the ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Austria to house a further 1000 Syrian refugees

© Parlamentsdirektion/Bildagentur Zolles KG/Mike Ranz21. 04. 14. - 15:48An extra 1000 Syrian refugees will be allowed into Austria on top of the original quota of 500, Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner has said.The Ministry has made the move to ... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 21 2014]
Entities: Refugees, Austria, Syria

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"Fu Bao finds it exciting that the swing moves when he climbs. But even his mother finds it very comfortable. Yang Yang enjoys spending her afternoon nap in the swing" said zoo director Dagmar Schratter
"I would fundamentally support what the German foreign minister Steinmeier made clear again today - that conflict between Russia and Ukraine should not be inflamed by additional sanctions, but on the contrary, that it is de-escalation that is required" Faymann said
"In two deer we are pretty sure that they have been hunted with bow and arrow, because they had the appropriate injuries" says Leopold Andra, the District Hunter said this week, adding that many arrows have also been found in the area
"In order to optimize the South Stream project and taking into account the existing portfolio of the Gazprom contracts, we agreed with the proposal of the Austrian side to explore the possibility of constructing the pipeline in Austria under the current intergovernmental agreement, along with the ongoing work on the construction of the pipeline on the territory of Slovenia" says Gazprom head Alexey Miller

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Poacher in Vienna shoots five deer with bow and... [Published Austrian Independent - Apr 23 2014]
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