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Man mummified mother’s corpse in basement to continue receiving pension payments for over a year

An Austrian son mummified the corpse of his mother in a basement for over a year while continuing to receive her pension payments, a police investigation has found. The 89-year-old woman had been suffering from dementia and is thought to have died of natural causes in June last year. Her son, 66, is said to […]

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Mystery brain illness affects more than 20 US officials in Austrian capital Vienna

The US government is investigating a series of health incidents in the Austrian capital Vienna involving its diplomats and other administration staff. More than 20 officials have reported symptoms similar to Havana Syndrome, a mystery brain illness since January this year. The syndrome is unexplained, but US scientists say it is most probably caused by […]

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Austrian man bitten by neighbor’s python while sitting on the toilet

An Austrian man had one of the worst morning nightmare’s when when a python slid through his drains and bit him while he was sitting on the toilet. The stunned 65-year-old in the city of Graz turned around shortly after 6:00am to see a roughly 1.6 metre albino reticulated python in the bowl, police in […]

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Italian woman wakes up from coma after 10 months, meets new-born daughter for the first time

An Italian woman has woken from a coma after 10 months, according to local media reports. Cristina Rosi, 37, was seven months pregnant when she suffered a heart attack in July last year. Her daughter, Caterina, was delivered by emergency Caesarean section. However, Ms Rosi was left in a coma with suspected brain damage. She […]

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Austrian hospital amputates wrong leg of 82-year old man in a ‘tragic mistake’

An Austrian hospital amputated the wrong leg of a patient, blaming human error for what it called a “tragic mistake”. The elderly patient is suffering from many illnesses, the Freistadt Clinic, in a town of the same name near the Czech border, said in a statement. Previous sicknesses have affected his legs, to the point […]

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Court reduces Austrian man’s €500 fine to €100 after he ‘farted provocatively’ in public

A man who was slapped with a fine of €500 for farting in public last year, now has a reduced amount of €100 after he challenged the matter at court. The unidentified Austrian man was charged with the fine in Vienna after ‘offending public decency’ by ‘farting provocatively’ at police. However, following an appeal, the […]

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Austrian man leaves his inheritance to village that saved family from Nazis

An Austrian man left his inheritance to a French village as a gesture of gratitude decades after residents took in his family during World War 2. Erich Schwam, who died last month at 90, arrived in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, in south-east France with his Jewish mother and father in 1943. The town’s mayor says he left […]

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Vienna gunman may have acted alone; Islamic State claim responsibility

Austrian police made 14 arrests after a gunman murdered four people in the heart of Vienna on Monday. The man, described as a 20-year-old Islamist terrorist who had been freed from jail last December, was shot dead by police as he fired on passers-by. Security has been tight in the Austrian capital as police launched […]

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Manhunt launched after gunmen attack Austria’s capital Vienna. 3 dead, several wounded

Gunmen attacked six locations in central Vienna, Austria’s capital on Monday, killing at least three people and wounding over a dozen. One suspect was shot dead by police and a manhunt was launched for at least one more, officials said. Interior Minister Karl Nehammer described the assailant killed by police as an “Islamist terrorist”. “According […]

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Austria and Portugal announce fresh restrictions to curb virus

As coronavirus infections continue to keep rising in Europe, many nations have once again imposed restrictions. On Saturday, Austria and Portugal announced new restrictions in an attempt to curb the spread of virus. Austria: In Austria, the restrictions include a curfew from 8pm to 6am Cafes and restaurants will be takeaway only. On Friday, Austria […]

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Austrian police fine man €500 for farting in the proximity of cops

Austrian police fined a man €500 for loudly breaking wind after officers stopped him earlier this month to check his identity. The police defended the massive fine saying he had deliberately emitted a “massive flatulence,” lifting his backside from the bench where he was sitting. The accused complained of what he called the disproportionate and […]

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Austrian Princess dies after suffering ‘sudden cardiac aneurysm’ at the age of 31

Austria Princess Maria Galitzine of Austria, who was married to Indian-origin chef Rishi Roop Singh, passed away in Houston after suffering a “sudden cardiac aneurysm” at the age of 31, Fox News reported. Maria Singh, nee Princess Maria Galitzine who lived in Houston, with husband Singh whom she had married in April 2017, leaves behind […]