austria

April 9, 2016
April 9, 2016

Austria 'to seize' Hitler's house

The Austrian government says it plans to seize the house where Adolf Hitler was born to stop it being a focal point for Nazi sympathisers.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

EU migrant crisis: Germany returns migrants to Austria

Germany sends an increasing number of migrants back to Austria every day since the beginning of the month, Austrian police say.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Terror alert for New Year celebrations

Security is being stepped up in major European cities ahead of New Year celebrations, with officials wary of possible terror plots.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Austrian boy finds 100,000 euro in river

Money worth some €100,000 (£72,000; $108,000) are found floating down the river in Vienna leading one passer-by to jump in and salvage the money.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Austrian teenager beaten to death by IS

A teenage Austrian girl who fled to Syria along with her friend is believed to be beaten to death after being caught trying to flee the IS stronghold of Raqqa.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Germany seeks to slow migrant flow

Germany is to restrict the number of entry points for migrants arriving via Austria, in a bid to control the flow as thousands cross into Bavaria daily.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

'Spectre' plays like a swan song, and a long one

Agent 007's latest love interest, played by French actress Lea Seydoux in the new James Bond movie "Spectre," is called Madeleine Swann, because the film seems like a swan song for...

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU to boost aid to agencies

European Union leaders pledge another €1bn (£700m, $1.1bn) to help UN agencies support Syrian refugees in the Middle East, as part of renewed efforts to tackle the EU's migrant crisis.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

EU adopts migrant relocation plan

EU ministers approve plans to relocate 120,000 migrants, with Hungary and Czech Republic among four countries voting against.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Migrant crisis: Austria sees fresh influx

Austria saw the arrival of at least 10,000 migrants, amid bitter rows among EU nations on how to handle the growing crisis.