Áustria

Fighting Human Trafficking in Supply Chains: What You Can Do

Madina Jarbussynova | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK
Madina Jarbussynova

As more and more stories of human trafficking appear in newspapers and on television, consumers are increasingly asking what they can do to fight this problem. Many are frustrated, and feel disconnected from the people who make the clothes they wear or pick the fruit they eat, toiling in foreign countries and even on distant continents thousands of kilometres from the stores and markets where the products are sold...

Wine of the Week: Esterházy, Estoras Zweigelt 2011, Austria

Tom Cannavan | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

The red wines of Austria are still not common on UK wine shelves, but a few are starting to appear, generally of high quality, and often made from indigenous grape varieties Blaufränkisch and, as in this case, Zweigelt.

Europe's Best Children's Museums 2014

Andrew Matthews | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

The only voices that weren't heard were the ones of the marauding mountaineers themselves. Too young to comment? Maybe. Or perhaps they were just confused as to why there was an argument in the first place - 'We've got our own museums anyway.'

Planet Appetite: A Taste of Tyrolean Cuisine in the Alpbach Valley, Austria

Rupert Parker | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The idyllic Alpbach Valley is home to authentic Tyrolean cooking, using local ingredients, and mixing tradition with new tastes and inspirations.

Sporting Diplomacy: Did Rugby Almost Change the Face of Europe Before 1914?

Stephen Cooper | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport
Stephen Cooper

In the 19th century the very British game of rugby football was adopted successfully throughout her Dominions; by 1906, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa were regularly beating us at our own game. In the years preceding the First World War, rugby tried to conquer territories closer to home with expeditionary forays into Continental Europe.

Five Chocolate Hotels for Valentine's Day

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

From our very own Bournemouth to Paris and Mexico, guests can enjoy chocolate breakfasts, cocktails and even chocolate body treatments at these carefully selected establishments.

MPs Call Austrian Courts 'Corrupt' And 'Kafkaesque' Over Tug-Of-Love Case

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Rarely would a tug-of-love custody battle in Austria merit the attention of a British MP. Far less the attention of a House of Commons debate. But ...

British Teen Killed In Avalanche

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A British teenager has been killed in an avalanche while skiing in Austria on Tuesday afternoon. The unnamed 16-year-old was off-piste with his twi...

Is Britain Being Left Behind In The Global Race?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Britain has fallen down a global league table of prosperous countries, with countries like Denmark and Iceland now deemed better off. The Legatum ...

Eastern Europe's Best-Kept Secrets

The Lazy Travelers | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Lazy Travelers

While the smaller cities and towns found in Eastern Europe's less-traveled pockets may not get as much love, we're here to say: they definitely deserve more.

Altitude Camp With the Men of GB Rowing

Nathaniel Reilly-O'Donnell | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Sport
Nathaniel Reilly-O'Donnell

Lake Silvretta is 2000m up in the Austrian Alps and has been used by GB's heavyweight men for the past 20+ years. Not one of our world championship or Olympic crews has missed this prep camp.

Bolivian President's Plane Rerouted Amid Suspicion Snowden On Board

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK

A diplomatic crisis engulfing three continents was sparked at midnight after the plane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales was rerouted to Austria...

This Is What We Know So Far About Snowden's 21 Asylum Bids

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in 21 countries, but most of Europe has swiftly rejected his plea. Russia says that Snowden's request for asy...

LOOK: Devastating Floods Sweep Across Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

Homes have been destroyed and at least seven people killed in devastating floods across central Europe, amidst fears that rising waters could swamp th...

Not a Marathon Runner? Try a Walking Holiday

Andrew Matthews | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

The truth is, for whatever reason, we're not all runners. Walking on the other hand, that's something anyone can get into.

Festival Review - Snowbombing 2013

Carly Wilford | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Taking festivals to a completely different altitude, Snowbombing is Austria's answer to your most hardcore lads holiday frantically shaken with the best bits of summer's hottest festivals.

Contemporary Photography and Video at the Austrian Cultural Forum

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

A new exhibition by one of the leading Austrian photographers has just open at the ACF in Knightsbridge, London. It shows an excellent selection of in...

Schoolgirl Dies On Skiing Trip To Italy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

Tributes have been paid to a schoolgirl who has died on a skiing trip to Italy. Poonam Bhattal died in a "tragic accident", her school said. The...

Funeral For Schoolgirl Killed In Austrian Skiing Accident

PA | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

The family of a British schoolgirl who died in a skiing accident in the Austrian Alps have spoken of how she "lived every day as if it might be her la...

Spice Up Spring: Enjoy Holidays With A Difference

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

With each sunny - but snow-laden - morning we greet, we know that Spring will soon be rolling round. If you're lucky enough to have that long weekend to yourself, why not treat your friends or family to an Easter break?

10-Year-Old Girl Dies Skiing After Tree Collision

PA | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A 10-year-old British girl died after ploughing into a tree on a family skiing holiday in Austria, local police said. The child is understood to ha...

Would You Have Done This?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

An Austrian bus driver who found a bag stuffed with €390,000 (£316,387) handed it in to police who traced the elderly woman who had left it behind,...

Naked Footballers Cause Outrage In Sell Out Art Show (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.01.2013 | Home

An art exhibition about male nudes has proven a sell-out success at a gallery in Austria - despite causing outrage before it opened with a picture of ...

I Cycle-Climbed the Alps and Found it Easy-Peasy(ish)

David J Constable | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

Plenty of people ski The Alps. Some, with more grit, hike the rocky terrane. I've done both, across Austria, Switzerland, France and Italy, but not Slovenia, Liechtenstein or Germany, where the ranges stretch across Upper Bavaria and the Allgäu.

Method Acting Gone Too Far?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

The actress playing Austrian kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch has revealed her startling weight loss for the role. Antonia Campbell-Hughes appeare...