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So here we are, at press time, with Austria’s governing coalition deservedly in tatters. After the release of a fatally compromising video – documenting efforts to broker government contracts for illegal campaign contributions from wealthy Russians – the far-right vice chancellor H.C. Strache has been shown the door. While it’s not over yet, Str...

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Pam’s Jam

She’s a fresh faced, bright-eyed optimist with an easy laugh. She is also confronting a task daunting enough to wipe the smile off the sunni...

Growth and Its Discontents

Central Europe has experienced a soaring economy in the last two decades. Yet the disaffection of many shows the limits of what ec...

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In Case of a Nationwide Blackout

What would happen if the power failed across Europe? Last week, the Austrian government ran a three-day trial to find out – and they have some pointer...

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Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s populist swipes at Brussels in the run-up to the EU election reap opposition scorn, but maybe a few votes, too Part of ...

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OeNB VP Accused by the SPÖ of Fraud

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It’s Party Time

Three mainstream parties and two and a half smaller ones are competing to represent Austria in the EU parliament. The left-right divide is there, but ...

Trojan Dragon?

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Every day, new TV series pop up and disappear – most we will never remember. Every once in a while, though, a show like Game of Thrones (GoT...

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A Pig in a Poke?

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From Canvas to Silver Screen

Julian Schnabel and Willem Dafoe bring the final years of Vincent van Gogh to life. Painting’s appeal is ethereal; the very best works mo...

New Rules for Cyclists in Vienna

New rules for cyclists have been in force since April 1st as a result of the 30th amendment to Austria’s Road Traffic Regulations (StVO) ...

Nina Burger | A Striking Career

After nearly 14 years on the field, Austria’s women’s football bids adieu to the celebrated Nina Burger Austrian Football Association (ÖFB)...

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Banking for the People

In the first installment of our new series of how expats built their careers in Vienna, we talked to Maurizio Poletto, the de...

Crossroads by the Sea

The Adriatic’s window to Mitteleuropa, Trieste flares with Viennese charm and Italian flavor. Vienna, for all its charms, does lack one t...

The Code Makers

Programmers are in high demand. Two Viennese are helping more women to close the digital gap. It’s going on 18:30, but the wind...

Taking to Horse

In Vienna riding clubs, lessons, dressage, tracks and majestic horses are just a few bus stops away. Vienna is a city that revels in it...

City Guide

Westbahnstraße West Side Story

Vienna may not be quite as hip as Berlin – though not from lack of trying, as anyone who’s been to Westbahnstraße in the 7th district can attest. Armies of young and trendy 20- to 30-somethings roa...

Dorotheerviertel | Imperial Backstreets

Particularly during the holidays, it’s impossible to avoid the hustle and bustle of the 1st district – from Schottentor to Stubentor, you’re bombarded by sights, sounds and noises. Yet, nest...

Brunnenmarkt

United We Eat If you’re accustomed to the glitz and Old World charm of Vienna’s inner city, stepping out of tram No. 46 on Brunnengasse can transport you to another world: A sea of market stalls open...

Altlerchenfeld

If Goldilocks had to choose a neighborhood in Vienna, it might be Altlerchenfeld. Laidback yet central, this neighborhood strikes the perfect balance – not too trendy, but exciting enough; not to...

Lainzer Tiergarten

As hard as it is to find solitude in a city of almost two million, it’s far from impossible: at the Lainzer Tiergarten nature preserve in the 13th and 23rd districts, you can have a whole forest to yo...

Cottageviertel

by Anastasia Gromontova & Binu Starnegg The lure of suburbia, with its promise of the tranquility of country life within city limits, is a strong one. And while Vienna mostly consists of large ...

Food & Drink

Holiday on Rice

David Zoklits and André Spitzinger bring Southeast Asian flair to Josefstadt while paying homage to a German comedy legend. For a few years now, the 25-seat local favorite Es gibt Reis (There will ...

Beating the Heat

The 2018 Austrian wines are defined by last year’s long summer and sweltering temperatures. Like love and moonlight, wine and sunshine go hand in hand, but too much of a good thing can be as harmf...

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In Vienna, quality baked glossare more accessible than ever before. The challenge for bakers is to keep standards high, while still growing their businesses. In many cities, peo...
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