Read more about the article New Home For Rare Trafficked Reptiles
Image shows a gecko that was smuggled in May, 2023, undated photo. The Schoenbrunn Zoo, in the city of Vienna, Austria, will build a new home for the smuggled reptiles in the spring of 2024. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

New Home For Rare Trafficked Reptiles

A stash of rare chameleons trafficked into Austria has inspired a new enclosure for all smuggled reptiles in the country's Schoenbrunn Zoo. Keepers say they are rebuilding an enclosure to…

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Read more about the article Hundreds Of Snaps From NASA Moon Missions To Be Auctioned
Image shows the only photograph of Neil Armstrong on the Moon, undated photo. It is estimated to go under the hammer for EUR 15,000 - 25,000 (GBP 12,872 - 21,452) at the Dorotheum, in the city of Vienna, Austria. (Dorotheum/Newsflash)

Hundreds Of Snaps From NASA Moon Missions To Be Auctioned

More than 200 photos from NASA's pioneering 1960s space missions gathered by a single private collector are to go under the hammer in Austria later this month. The lots include…

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Read more about the article First Snaps Of Rhino That Kille Female Zookeeper And Critically Injured Her Husband At Salzburg Zoo
Image shows rhino Yeti, 30, (right) at the Salzburg Zoo, Austria, undated photo. A 33-year-old zookeeper was killed after a rhino attacked her in its enclosure at the zoo at around 6.55am on Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2023. (Newsflash)

First Snaps Of Rhino That Kille Female Zookeeper And Critically Injured Her Husband At Salzburg Zoo

These are the fist snaps of a near-threatened white rhino at an Austrian zoo that killed a female zookeeper while critically injuring her husband who tried to help her this…

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Read more about the article Experts Use Fibre Optic Cable Network To Detect Landslides, Quakes and Fires
Image shows (from left to right) Vlad Dumitru, Werner Lienhart and Lisa Strasser from the Institute of Engineering Geodesy and Measurement Systems at TU Graz, Austria, undated photo. They developed a measurement method that uses exciting fibre optic lines to detect landslides earlier. (Lunghammer - TU Graz/Newsflash)

Experts Use Fibre Optic Cable Network To Detect Landslides, Quakes and Fires

Scientists in Austria have developed a way of detecting fires, rockslides and earthquakes by measuring minute changes in the light pulses in fibre optic cable networks caused by shifts in…

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Read more about the article Adorable Snow Leopard Cubs Have Fun Playing In Grass
Image shows the adorable snow leopard cubs at the Salzburg Zoo, in Austria, undated photo. They were born on April 2, 2023. (Salzburg Zoo/Newsflash)

Adorable Snow Leopard Cubs Have Fun Playing In Grass

These heartwarming images show how two adorable snow leopard cubs explored their surroundings eight weeks after being born at a zoo in Austria. Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn said in a statement…

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Read more about the article Festival Guests In Austria Offered Free Public Transport For A Year If They Get A Tattoo
Image shows Austria's Minister of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology Leonore Gewessler, 45, holding a public transport ticket, undated photo. The country offered free public transport for a year to people willing to get a tattoo reading 'Klimaticket'. (Ministry of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology/Newsflash)

Festival Guests In Austria Offered Free Public Transport For A Year If They Get A Tattoo

Authorities in Austria have faced sharp criticism after offering festivalgoers a free nationwide public transport ticket in exchange for a tattoo. Austrian officials reportedly placed pop-up tattoo shops at the…

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Read more about the article Glass Dome Of Parliament Part Of 300M Renovation Smashed By Crow Vandals Dropping Stones On It
Image shows the Austrian Parliament's glass dome, undated photo. It was damaged by crows throwing rocks in July 2023. (Parliament Directorate, Johannes Zinner/Newsflash)

Glass Dome Of Parliament Part Of 300M Renovation Smashed By Crow Vandals Dropping Stones On It

The Austrian Parliament needs to close only a few months after reopening following a multi-million renovation as its new glass cupola needs to be repaired after being damaged by young…

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Read more about the article Austrian Cops Hunt Missing Schoolgirl Radicalised At 12 And Married At 15
Sara Maria R., aged 15, poses in undated photo. She went missing in the city of Innsbruck, Austria, on August 16, 2022. (LPD Tirol/Newsflash)

Austrian Cops Hunt Missing Schoolgirl Radicalised At 12 And Married At 15

A schoolgirl radicalised by people she met online and persuaded into an Islamic wedding despite being just 15 is being sought by Austrian police. The teenager named only as Sara…

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Read more about the article Niki Lauda’s Widow Demands Millions From F1 Champ’s Foundation
Image shows former Austrian F1 driver Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda and his wife Birgit Wetzinger, aged 44, from the city of Vienna, Austria, undated photo. She sued her late husband's foundation for a staggering EUR 30 million (GBP 26 million). (Newsflash)

Niki Lauda’s Widow Demands Millions From F1 Champ’s Foundation

Niki Lauda's widow is suing the Formula One legend's foundation to the tune of EUR 30 million because the tens of thousands she gets paid monthly is "not enough". The…

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Read more about the article Austrian Plane Carrying More Than 300 People Makes U-Turn Two Hours Into Flight To New York Because Of Clogged Toilets
Image shows an illustrative photo of a Boeing 777, undated photo. Three hundred passengers on a flight to New York had to rebook their trips after the toilets got clogged two hours in, forcing the plane to turn back to Vienna, Austria. (Austrian Airlines, Patrick Huber/Newsflash)

Austrian Plane Carrying More Than 300 People Makes U-Turn Two Hours Into Flight To New York Because Of Clogged Toilets

An Austrian Airlines plane carrying 312 people was forced to return two hours into a flight from Vienna to New York after passengers clogged five of the eight toilets aboard.…

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