At least eight killed in two days after three deadly avalanches hit Austria

A person was killed and four others injured in an avalanche in western Austria on Saturday, police said, a day after two other avalanches killed seven skiers as heavy snowfall followed by warmer weather made for unusually dangerous conditions. Austrian broadcaster ORF said the person killed in Saturday’s avalanche in the municipality of Schmirn, in […]

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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 […]