Archive for Category: Austria News

Stop corruption

Is Austria more corrupt?

Austria loses points in international corruption ranking Is Austria more corrupt? The Austrian Republic shares 13th place with Canada, Estonia, Iceland and Ireland. The reasons for the loss of points are anti-corruption projects that have been announced but not implemented and political scandals. Vienna – Austria has become more...

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Brit wins medal

Brit wins medal at kitzbühel Ski

Brit wins medal at kitzbühel Ski…being only 0.15 of a second from first place!! Britain’s Dave Ryding won the third World Cup medal of his career with slalom bronze in Adelboden. The three-time Winter Olympian, 34, finished 0.15 seconds behind Austrian winner Marco Schwarz, with Germany’s Linus Strasser taking...

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Austria a problem

Is Austria now a major headache for Brussels!

Is Austria becoming more right wing? Austria’s political elite have been embroiled in a number of controversies over recent years, some of which implicate the country’s new Chancellor Karl Nehammer. Since 2019 two government regimes in Austria have collapsed due to scandals. The most recent led to Karl Nehammer...

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Fatal crash

Fatal crash with snow blower!

Winter always brings it fare share of accidents, some more serious than others. in Villach a Fatal crash with snow Tractor, with a mounted snow blower, hurled the car of a 24-year-old into oncoming traffic. A collision with a tractor cost the life of a 24-year-old female car driver...

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Police patrol shops

Police patrol shopping malls.

Corona controls will be greatly intensified. The government fights the Omikron variant with three packages of measures. In addition to the reorganization of the quarantine regulations and extension of the FFP2 mask obligation, the police controls are also intensified. Minister of the Interior Gerhard Karner (ÖVP) has given new...

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Aust5ria new corona regs

Is Austria becoming more authoritarian?

Is Austria becoming more authoritarian? Controls and financial penalties tightening up next week     Police Obligation to check in retail stores and shopping areas: at points of interaction (e.g. at the entrance or at the latest at the time of payment; these rules from 11 January.All local authorities should also...

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Austria Entry regulations

Austria update Entry Regulations

Entry Regulations for Austria Austria has tightened its entry rules due to the outbreak of the Omicron variant: Travel for touristic purposes is possible for vaccinated and recovered people. However, additional documents may be required. Read on to get all the details. Last update: 5 January Everyone else entering...

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Austria stokes fear

Is Austria stoking fear of British tourists?

On Sunday 28 planes from Great Britain landed in Austria. Vienna and Salzburg. checks on passengers at Innsbruck could be slack. So is Austria stoking fear of British tourists? The rush is enormous. On Sunday alone, 28 planes from the omicron high-risk country of Great Britain landed in Austria....

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