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MVienna chosen for Michael Jackson tribute concert

On 26 September Vienna will host the only official worldwide tribute concert to the late Michael Jackson, who died on 25 June. Talking to US talk show host Larry King, Jackson
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SPO plans for provincial elections

American political strategist and former Yale academic Stan Greenberg, who advised former president Bill Clinton and Tony Blair among others, is to bring his expertise to Vienna
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Pollution in Vienna

Vienna had the second highest level of toxic fine dust air pollution in Austria in 2008. The World Health Organisation (WHO) associates fine-dust pollution with 2,400 premature deaths, 55,00 asthma at...
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Crime gangs target Vienna cars

The sharp rise in car crime in Vienna is being blamed on organized crime gangs from eastern Europe, in particular Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, Croatia and the Czech Republic, says the Austrian T...
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Vienna gets elite anti-crime force

The Austrian Times reports that Vienna
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Albertina flooding

Almost 1,000 priceless works of art, including works by Michelangelo and Rubens, have had to be transported from Vienna
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Record for hard drugs capture

The Austrian Times reports that the Viennese police have so far this year confiscated record amounts of hard drugs. To the end of May the police had confiscated 65.2 kilos of drugs such as cocaine and...
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Vienna tops EU energy price list

Vienna has some of the highest energy prices in the European Union. A recent report released by Austrian energy watchdog Energie Control (E-Control) compared prices in the 15 capitals of all EU member...
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No cars in Bike City

Vienna City Council has announced plans for a new
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Vienna airport traffic slumps

Vienna International Airport (VIA) has announced a dramatic fall in passenger numbers for the first quarter of 2009. Overall, the number of passengers from January to March fell 14.8 per cent to 3,660...
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Mercer puts Vienna top

Vienna has the best standard of living in the world, according to the Mercer 2009 Quality of Living Survey, released on 28 April, which analyses 215 cities worldwide. Up from second place in 2008, Vi...
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Fritzl in Vienna jail.

It is reported that Josef Fritzl, recently sentenced to life in jail for the 24-year imprisonment of his daughter, has been moved to Vienna
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Parking by mobile phone.

The Austrian Times reports that in March over one million parking permits in Vienna were bought via mobile phones for the first time. The service has been available in Vienna since the end of 2003,...
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Salt grotto opens in Vienna.

An artificial salt grotto, reputed to have beneficial effects for people suffering from respiratory and skin disorders, has opened in Vienna
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More money for Vienna jobs.

The Vienna city council in conjunction with the capital
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Multicultural project competition in Vienna.

A competition for projects promoting multiculturalism and intercultural education has been set up by Vienna
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Promoting Vienna in Europe.

The Vienna Tourist Board has launched a
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Otto Wagner art nouveau map of Vienna.

The Vienna Architecture Centre has produced a special tourist map of the Austrian capital highlighting buildings designed by Otto Wagner (1841-1918), one of the great pioneers of Viennese art nouveau....


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