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Wolfgangsee infections

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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Are mortgages available in Austria?

Mortgages in Austria are available if you are a local…but what about if you are foreign buyer? Over the past few years, many changes have taken place in the finance markets and the hardest hit were mortgages. On top of this there was new regulations on ownership and residency...

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Corona cases on the increase again

Most new cases are in Vienna, Upper and Lower Austria.So far there have been 19,154 positive test results in Austria. As of today (July 15, 2020, 9:30 a.m.), 710 people across Austria have died from the effects of the Corona virus and 17,175 have recovered. Currently, 96 people are...

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Austria again bans flights

Flights from listed countries are no longer allowed to land in Austria Landings of regular flights from the entire Western Balkans are prohibited in Austria as from Thursday 16th July.In order to contain the coronavirus pandemic, Austria is relying even more on landing bans for aircraft from so-called “SARS-CoV-2...

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Austria dine out voucher system

Perhaps the UK can take some notes from the Viennese experience of eat out vouchers to help re-build the hospitality sector. Mostly good experiences have been related by Viennese restaurateurs accepting the vouchers. Restaurants report only a few cases of abuse and complications. An inn in Vienna-Donaustadt, the gastro...

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Italy threatens to close border with Austria

Salvini wants to close border with Austria Salvinis Lega harshly criticizes the Austrian government: “There is no point in forcing Italians to lockdown for almost three months if we now allow the virus to be imported from other countries.” Italy’s oppositional Lega accuses the government in Rome of undertaking...

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Madman surfs at high tide on the river Ybbs

Madman surfs at high tide on the river Ybbs Video of the daring action goes viral. The fire brigade is very very angry! The situation was dramatic: heavy rain on Saturday night and until late in the evening on Sunday caused around 410 firefighting operations in the Lower Austrian...

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