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From TheJournal.ie Austria admits security failings leading up to deadly Vienna shooting rampage Austria

Austria admits security failings leading up to deadly Vienna shooting rampage

Police detained 14 people in the wake of the shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman killed in Vienna terror attack had tried to join IS Austria

Gunman killed in Vienna terror attack had tried to join IS

Two men and two woman were killed in the attack yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead and 15 wounded in Vienna terror attack on eve of lockdown Shooting

Two dead and 15 wounded in Vienna terror attack on eve of lockdown

Vienna police tweeted that the exact circumstances of the incident were still being determined.

From TheJournal.ie Authorities could have contained spread of Covid-19 that infected thousands in Austrian ski resorts, report finds Austria

Authorities could have contained spread of Covid-19 that infected thousands in Austrian ski resorts, report finds

The mishandling has been blamed for allowing sick tourists to carry the virus to their home countries.

From The42 'I will not take the knee' - Leclerc and Verstappen confirm split among F1 drivers Stance

'I will not take the knee' - Leclerc and Verstappen confirm split among F1 drivers

The Ferrari driver said it ‘does not mean at all that I am less committed than others in the fight against racism.’

From TheJournal.ie Six people killed in Austrian avalanches Dachstein

Six people killed in Austrian avalanches

Five people swept away were part of a walking group.

From TheJournal.ie 'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender Peter Handke

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender

Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie Victory for Kurz in Austrian election but tough coalition talks ahead Most Seats

Victory for Kurz in Austrian election but tough coalition talks ahead

A corruption scandal with Kurz’s coalition partners brought down the last government and prompted early elections.

From TheJournal.ie Conservative Sebastian Kurz on track to retake power in Austrian snap election Austria

Conservative Sebastian Kurz on track to retake power in Austrian snap election

Kurz’s former allies, the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe), were the biggest losers, falling 10 percentage points.

Seven Irish crews reach semis at World Rowing Championships

Five Irish boats are still in contention for Olympic qualification in Austria.

From TheJournal.ie Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go Kumberg

Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go

“He was full of hatred,” Nathalie Birli said. “He blindfolded me, forced me to drink wine, and he always held a knife in his hand.”

From TheJournal.ie Austrian chancellor removed from office following no-confidence vote Ibiza Gate

Austrian chancellor removed from office following no-confidence vote

The no-confidence vote comes following the resignation of his deputy over a hidden camera sting.

From TheJournal.ie Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting Austria

Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting

This comes after one of their number, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, was fired.

From TheJournal.ie Austrian Chancellor calls election after far-right vice chancellor resigns over hidden-camera sting Ibiza Affair

Austrian Chancellor calls election after far-right vice chancellor resigns over hidden-camera sting

Heinz-Christian Strache today insisted he was the “victim of a targeted political attack”.

From TheJournal.ie Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools Freedom Party

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools

The measure was proposed by the ruling right-wing government.

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers

Iceland also came out on top this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises Extreme Weather

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption Storms

Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption

Snow in parts of Austria and southern Germany has been causing widespread issues in recent days.

Ecstasy to agony: O'Neill and Ireland have been on a steady decline since brilliant Vienna win

In November 2016 Ireland sat top of their World Cup qualifying group, but ever since Martin O’Neill’s side have regressed significantly.

From TheJournal.ie Putin defends 'private' trip to Austrian FM's wedding after dance photos emerge Rocking The Boat

Putin defends 'private' trip to Austrian FM's wedding after dance photos emerge

He said the trip was “purely private”.

From The42 Dundalk could face Ajax or Austrian side Sturm Graz in third round of Europa League qualifiers Dutch Gold

Dundalk could face Ajax or Austrian side Sturm Graz in third round of Europa League qualifiers

The Premier Division leaders will take on the loser of the Champions League second qualifying round tie.

Neymar accuses opponents of 'UFC' tactics after surviving first start since February

The PSG star netted a stunning goal against Austria in Brazil’s final pre-World Cup friendly.

From The42 Neymar, Coutinho and Jesus secure win as World Cup favourites Brazil head for Russia Looking Good This post contains videos

Neymar, Coutinho and Jesus secure win as World Cup favourites Brazil head for Russia

The Selecao put three unanswered goals past Austria at the Ernst-Happel-Stadium this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Austria to expel 'several' foreign-funded imams and shut seven mosques, Chancellor says Crackdown

Austria to expel 'several' foreign-funded imams and shut seven mosques, Chancellor says

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said “political Islam and radicalisation have no place” in Austria.

Neuer makes long-awaited comeback in surprise Germany defeat to Austria

A returning Manuel Neuer was unable to prevent Germany falling to an unlikely defeat to Austria at a sodden Worthersee Stadion.

Inspired by McIlroy, Antrim-born golf prodigy set for European Tour debut

15-year-old Tom McKibbin will compete at the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria next month.

From TheJournal.ie At least three people injured in a knife attack on the streets of Vienna Austria

At least three people injured in a knife attack on the streets of Vienna

A motive for the attack wasn’t immediately known.

From TheJournal.ie 'Step on the gas - we can make it to seven million': Austria shaken by 'Nazi songbook' scandal Nazis

'Step on the gas - we can make it to seven million': Austria shaken by 'Nazi songbook' scandal

Far-right parties in Austria are becoming more popular.

From TheJournal.ie Austria is clamping down on a student fraternity that sings about Nazis Anschluss

Austria is clamping down on a student fraternity that sings about Nazis

The Germania zu Wiener Neustadt is connected to some politicians

From TheJournal.ie Austrian police confirm body of missing 21-year-old Irishman found in Vienna Ross Hanlon

Austrian police confirm body of missing 21-year-old Irishman found in Vienna

His death is being treated as a tragic accident.

From TheJournal.ie Police focusing search for Irishman missing in Vienna on Danube river area Ross Hanlon

Police focusing search for Irishman missing in Vienna on Danube river area

Ross Hanlon, 21, was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort Ross Hanlon

Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort

Ross Hanlon, 21, was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Family appeal for help finding Irishman (21) missing in Vienna Appeal

Family appeal for help finding Irishman (21) missing in Vienna

Ross Hanlon from Athboy, Co Meath went missing in Vienna at 2am yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna Austria

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna

The accident occurred at 5pm near the station of Kritzendorf.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing to fear' as anti-immigration Austrian far-right enters government Vienna Waltz

'Nothing to fear' as anti-immigration Austrian far-right enters government

The anti-immigration FPOe came third in the election with 26% of the vote.

From TheJournal.ie One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria Baumgarten

One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader World's Youngest Leader

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the world’s youngest leader in waiting.

From TheJournal.ie Austria is set to elect this 31-year-old as its leader Whizzkid

Austria is set to elect this 31-year-old as its leader

The People’s Party (OeVP), rebranded by “whizz-kid” Kurz as a “movement”, is forecast to reap more than 30% of the vote.

From TheJournal.ie Man in shark costume fined under Austria's new 'burqa ban' law Grey Area

Man in shark costume fined under Austria's new 'burqa ban' law

Police said there were certain “grey areas” in the law that need to be ironed out.

From TheJournal.ie Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains Culture Of Fear

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains

As Austrians grow more openly hostile towards Muslims, major political parties are deliberately brandishing Islamophobia in the hope of gaining an advantage at the polls.

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