Gunman Opens Fire Into Concert Crowd In Austria After 'Loud Argument'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK

A gunman has killed two and wounded 11 at a concert in western Austria, then killed himself, police say. The gunman opened fire at an open-air concert...

The EU's Status as Europe's Peacekeeper Is an Insulting Myth

Oliver Norgrove | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Norgrove

Achieving ever-closer-union, as it foreshadowed, has been the driving force behind the gradual (and often forceful) assimilation of law, currency and culture across the European continent. To many, it seemed a wonderful way of enhancing international cooperation, and promoting both peace and unity.

Investigators Baffled By Mystery Of €100,000 Floating In River

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

Police have been left baffled after bank notes totalling around €100,000 (£72,000) were found floating in a river. Officers were first called to...

The British Medical Journal on Syria, Casualty Recording and Bombing in Populated Areas

Thomas Nash | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK
Thomas Nash

Image from Kobane, Syria, courtesy of Handicap International In an editorial accompanying a study of casualty data from the conflict in Syria, the Br...

Austrians Are Helping Thousands of Refugees Waiting to Go to Germany

Charlotte Spencer-Smith | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK
Charlotte Spencer-Smith

The city of Vienna is famous for its elegance: its classical music, dressage horses, waltzing balls and coffee houses. In the past few weeks however, ...

Jack Sommers

Germany's New Border Controls Could Hurt A Symbolic Success Of The EU

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK

Germany's decision to reinstitute border checks, restricting the flow of refugees its citizens have been warmly welcoming, has prompted a debate over ...

His Name Is Aylan Kurdi: And We Are The Humans Without Humanity

Shehnaz Khan | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
Shehnaz Khan

They say a picture tells a thousand words, but this one tells a million.

Hungary Takes Its Exhausted Migrants To A Warm Welcome In Another Country

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.09.2015 | UK

Thousands of exhausted, surprised and relieved migrants reached Austria early on Saturday, clambering off a fleet of Hungarian buses to find a warm we...

The Air Is Toxic: Refugees and the Ghosts of European History

Neil Durkin | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

Before they properly industrialised their killing of Jews, Roma and thousands of other victims in large-scale gas chambers, the Nazis had experimented...

Police Reveal Horrific Details About Those Who Perished Inside Austria Lorry

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

This story contains graphic content Some 59 men, eight women and four children perished in the back of a lorry abandoned at the side of the road in...

Up To 50 Refugees Found In Lorry Feared Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Austrian authorities say at least 20 migrants have been found dead in a lorry in the country's eastern province of Burgenland. Reports from Krone ...

Two British Men Killed In Austrian Mountain Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

Two young British men have died after their car careered off a mountain road in Austria on Friday. The two men, aged 22 and 25, were reportedly rac...

Three Days In Austria With Fink...

Tim Thornton | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Sit back and look at our Viennese friend Matthias Hombauer's jolly nice photos of the three days he spent with us as we belted across his home country, leaving approximately two thousand people fractionally more deaf and hopefully entertained.

Everything is Possible

Martyn Sibley | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

I thought I'd secured a monoski experience for 90 minutes, however my spontaneity meant getting the right equipment was not possible. However I'm going with the Catalan Tourist Board in December. All good...

Charm and Glamour in the Austrian Tyrol

Mark Hodson | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

Apart from the high-tech ski clothing draped over the backs of the wooden chairs, it's a timeless scene. There is no traffic noise and not a modern building in sight, only the schuss of passing skiers, twitching their noses at the glorious smells wafting out from the kitchen.

A Winter Break at Lech-Zürs in Austria's Vorarlberg Region

Stuart Forster | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Austria's Vorarlberg region is one of the world's leading winter sport destinations. The techniques employed on the mountains around Lech and Zürs in the early part of the 20th century became integrated into the Alpine skiing technique that would, in time, be taught in ski resorts around the globe.

Fighting Human Trafficking in Supply Chains: What You Can Do

Madina Jarbussynova | Posted 27.12.2014 | 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

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 ...