Hitler's birth house will be razed, Austrian minister says

The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be razed and a new building will be erected in its place, Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said Monday, announcing a final decision on the...

Climbing accident leaves man hanging upside down over 200-metre drop

A 75-year-old rock climber was left hanging upside down by a rope over a nearly 200-metre drop after a fall in Austria's Tirol region, local police reported Sunday.

Austria faces high costs for migration despite drop in asylum claims

Austria expects to receive less than half the number of asylum seekers this year than it did in 2015, but the government has still earmarked 2 billion euros (2.2 billion dollars) for migration-...

Creditors settle debt deal over failed Austrian bank

Creditors have settled their dispute with Austria's failed regional bank Hypo Alpe Adria, the liability fund of the province of Carinthia said Monday.

Vienna policeman says he shot girlfriend, strangled son after fights

The Austrian police officer who was arrested last week for killing his family has told investigators that ongoing disputes with his pregnant girlfriend led him to shoot her and strangle their...

Austrian police dog finds severed thumb, doctors sew it back on

An Austrian police search dog found a finger that a woman had cut off in a work accident, allowing surgeons to reattach the limb, police said Sunday.

Vienna police officer kills pregnant girlfriend and son

A Vienna police officer has killed his pregnant girlfriend and their small son in Vienna and hid their remains some 160 kilometres away in his home town, Austrian police said Friday.

Croatia cruised 6-0 in Kosovo. Spain held 1-1 by Italy, Wales draw 2-2 in Austria

Italy managed to battle out a 1-1 draw at home to a lively Spain on Thursday in Turin, in a high-profile World Cup qualifier.

Austrian province set to avoid bankruptcy as creditors accept haircut

Austria's Carinthia province stepped back from the brink of possible bankruptcy Tuesday when Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling announced that creditors have been accepting a haircut deal over...

4 held at German-Austrian border after bomb materials found in car

A Polish national and three African men were arrested after they were stopped at the German-Austrian border in a car that contained weapons and materials to build explosive devices, a police...

Moroccan woman takes late husband's bowels on flight to Austria

Austrian airport officials made the "strangest find of the past year" after discovering a man's intestines being taken through customs by a female passenger.

Merkel meets Balkan leaders to discuss migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, stung by several setbacks at the ballot box over her refugees policy, was due in Vienna Saturday for potentially tense talks with the leaders of countries along...

Austrian election pushed back to December due to unsticking envelopes

The Austrian presidential election set for October 2 will be postponed due to issues with the glue on postal vote envelopes, Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka says.

Envelope "glue crisis" may delay election in Austria, candidate says

Austria's presidential election is unlikely to take place on October 2 as planned due to a "glue crisis" caused by unsticking envelopes, Green-supported candidate Alexander Van der Bellen said on...

Austrian election could come unstuck again over postal vote problems

Austria's presidential election, which is to be repeated next month due to irregularities in the first round, is facing another challenge to its credibility in the form of unsticking envelopes....