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article 20 May 2014 World, France
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New voice in Europe for EU's right-wing parties

With the prospect of success in this week's European elections, right-wing parties are creating a new, Eurosceptic bloc. Pauline Lockwood looks at the policies behind this new political grouping.

article 11 May 2014 World, Austria
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Drag queen hails Eurovision win as victory for tolerance

Austria's 'bearded lady' Conchita Wurst triumphs at the Eurovision Song Contest despite petitions to have her edited out of the broadcast.

article 23 February 2014 World, Austria
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So long, farewell: the last von Trapp child dies aged 99

Maria von Trapp, the last of the singing children immortalised in the musical The Sound of Music, dies at the age of 99. Channel 4 News looks back at her life.

article 30 September 2013 World, Austria
Drugs testing ecstasy cocaine MDMA nightclubs Austria
Cordelia Lynch by Nightclub drug tests: saving lives or quality control?

In Austria and some other European countries, testing services tell clubbers whether their drugs are cut with other substances. But are such checks any more than quality control for the drugs market?

article 04 July 2013 World, Bolivia
Bolivian President Evo Morales (G)
South American nations discuss Morales 'virtual kidnapping'

Latin American leaders slam European governments for diverting Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane on rumours it was carrying wanted former US spy Edward Snowden.

article 03 June 2013 World, Germany
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Thousands flee as Europe's flood waters take hold

Six people die as rising flood waters take their toll on countries across Europe, with emergency operations under way in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic.

article 15 October 2012 World, United States
Felix Baumgartner makes the world's highest freefall leap from 24 miles above the earth (Credit: Red Bull Stratos)
by Felix Baumgartner's 24-mile skydive triumph

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner survives a record-breaking 24-mile leap from the stratosphere to become the first person to break the sound barrier without the aid of a vehicle.

article 30 April 2012 World, European Union
The intrigue swirling around Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's former oil minister has followed him to Austria, where his body was found floating dead in the River Danube on Sunday.
Libyan oil minister's body found floating in Danube

The intrigue swirling around Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's former oil minister has followed him to Austria, where his body was found in the River Danube on Sunday. Police say he drowned.

article 29 November 2011 World, Austria
A new quality of life index ranks London top among British cities. But the UK capital can only manage 38th position compared to its international rivals, with Vienna claiming top spot.
London ranks 38th in tale of 221 world cities

A quality of life index ranks London top among British cities. But the UK capital can only manage 38th position compared to its international rivals, with Vienna claiming top spot.