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Austria-Germany, the best of fremenies

The difference between Austrians and Germans, the Viennese actor Christoph Waltz once observed, “is like the difference between a battleship and a waltz.” “Germans always go for a head-on collision, it rarely has grace, humility or rhythm” Waltz told a talk show interviewer, thrusting a fist into his palm....

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Austria news

We have taken enough says Kurz

The Chancellor argues that Austria has already taken in 3,700 children this year – but the terminology is confusing with regard to Moria Camp in Greece. Should children be brought to Austria from the burned down Moria refugee camp? A sharp debate has arisen over the past few days...

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Property madness in Austria

Most expensive apartment, most expensive house: concrete-Gold knows no more limits. Real estate madness in Austria: While the average Austrian wonders in which city you can actually still afford to buy a house or apartment, the prices for the mega-real estate of the super-rich no longer know any limits....

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Austria news

Why are so many houses in Austria yellow?

A running gag in episode 33 of the Monty Python’s Flying Circus series from 1972 is that someone suddenly and incoherently asks the question: “Lemon curry?” A question that is asked more and more often when walking through Austria. Because Austria, according to the subjective impression, is becoming more...

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Austria’s foreign trade collapsed in May

  Exports fell by 25.5 percent and imports by 24.8 percent. Nevertheless, the National Bank assumes that Austria’s economy will recover more quickly than expected. Austria’s foreign trade slumped again in May due to the corona crisis. According to Statistics Austria, exports and imports were around a quarter lower...

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Austria news

snow in the middle of August!

While there is torrential rain in the valleys, there is fresh snow on the mountains. There was even fresh snow on the mountains of western Austria – in the middle of August. The snow line temporarily dropped to 2000 meters, particularly affected were Vorarlberg, Tyrol and Salzburg. Flood: The...

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Austria news

Return of the Mask!

The Corona traffic light system is not yet in operation – but new infections are making the country red! Every day, new clusters pop up all over the country. On Friday it was to St. Wolfgang in Upper Austria (now 70 Corona Falls), the Tyrolean mountain resort of Kleinarl,...

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Wolfgangsee new virus infections

The tourist resort on Lake Wolfgang looks as if it has died out on Monday afternoon. “You have never seen St. Wolfgang like this,” says a saleswoman at a souvenir stand in town. Only occasionally do people go through the lake community in pairs or in small groups. Despite...

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