Áustria

Kids On Skis At 15 Months? Head To Gerlos And The Kinderhotel Kröller

Pregnant City Girl | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Pregnant City Girl

If you want to ski and have young children, you'd better head to Austria. This is where they understand how to offer top notch childcare in luxurious hotels in an all-inclusive way, which is a godsend. You could pay alone in childcare what a whole holiday might cost.

A Body And Mind Cleanse At The Original FX Mayr, Austria

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Elite wellness fans have been flocking to The Original FX Mayr Health Centre on the banks of Lake Worthessee for over 40 years. The typical F.X Mayr client is usually at the top of their game in life and serious about their health.

Brexit And Trump: Why Austrians Voted Against The Far-Right

Katja Lehner | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katja Lehner

Not only Austrians but the whole of Europe breathed a huge sigh of relief when right-wing candidate Norbert Hofer conceded, and former Green Party chairman Van der Bellen stressed that he wanted to start building bridges right away.

Austrian Far-Right Defeated As Country Hasn't Suffered Enough 'Rape And Murder Yet', Says Ukip Donor

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK

Austria chose not to elect a far-right President because it has not “suffered enough rape and murder yet”, a key player in the Brexit campaign and...

Austria Far-Right's Norbert Hofer Loses Presidential Vote To Left-Leaning Rival

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK
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Far-right candidate Norbert Hofer has lost Austria’s presidential election to a left-leaning rival who campaigned on moderation and tolerance. Preli...

Landing And Leaving Expat Life In Dubai

Susan Devaney | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Devaney

I'm standing on the cobbled streets of Rome, surrounded by politely pink pastel walls. It's my final stop. I had moved to Dubai shortly after my 2...

A Teen Has Sued Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Pictures Of Her On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Tech

A teenager has sued her parents for posting ‘embarrassing and intimate’ baby photos of her on Facebook. The 18-year-old, who lives in Austria, i...

Amazon And Starbucks 'Pay Less Tax Than A Sausage Stand'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK

Austria’s chancellor has attacked Amazon and Starbucks for paying little tax in his country, saying cafes and sausage stands pay more tax than the g...

Tired of the EU Referendum? Here's Some Music

Tim Thornton | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.

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 11.02.2017 | 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 29.09.2016 | 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 21.09.2016 | 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 03.09.2016 | 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 02.09.2016 | 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.