Monday, 20. May 2013 - 04:05
Key for Two at Viennas English Theatre [Review]
Key for Two at Vienna’s English Theatre is a quintessentially British comedy. The play by John Chapman and Dave Freeman has to be one of the funniest and timeless shows about in the Austrian capital.
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A statue to Michael Jackson has gone on display in the middle of a tiny Austrian town so that fans can have a tribute to their hero.
New baby wolves born in the Schönbrunn zoo
Five wolf cubs are the latest addition to the Schönbrunn zoo in Vienna this spring.
Berrys Fake Agents 150k Con
Eccentric celebrity-mad multi-millionaire Richard Lugner was conned out of 150,000 GBP by fraudster claiming to be Halle Berry's manager, a court has heard.
No smoking in bars does not work finds new study
A new study of the Medical University of Vienna shows that separated rooms in gastronomy are not effective in regards to smoking. The Institute of Environmental Hygiene measured the effect of ultrafine dust particles on the health of non-smokers in 134 bars and restaurants in Vienna.
Raiffeisen boss has to pay crash costs himself
Erwin Hameseder, head of the Raiffeisen-Holding Lower Austria-Vienna will have to pay himself for the damage of the car accident he caused with his Porsche 911 on 3 April. An expert report stated that there was a cause and effect relationship between tyres and the accident.
Mass picnic to protest against ban on sitting on the lawns
Visitors of the Augarten park in Vienna were driven off green areas as the Federal Parks and Gardens Authority have started to control the observance of park rules. This has caused a debate.
Row over slow pace of Schwedenplatz redevelopment
The planned redevelopment of Schwedenplatz and Morzinplatz in Vienna has caused troubles. Head of the district Ursula Stenzel (ÖVP) thinks that the planning phase is taking too long. Planning Chief Maria Vassilakou rejects the accusations.
Fire show at medieval village in the Bohemian Prater
The Bohemian Prater in Vienna Favoriten will turn into a medieval village, once again. Visitors will be able to experience dances of witches, show fights, fire breathers and a torture show.
Schools in Vienna discuss possible phone ban
Several schools in Vienna are currently considering whether they can ban mobile phones. Phones often disturb the lessons and students also use their smartphones in the breaks. The school board of the city opposes a complete ban.
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