Benjamin Wolf

Born 1991, studied Journalism, History and International Affairs. After stints with Cafébabel in Paris and Arte in Strasbourg, he is now working as managing editor and COO for Metropole in Vienna. Fields of expertise are politics, economics, culture, and history.Photo: Visual Hub
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Austria’s New Government | Who’s Doing What

Here are the people who will be running the country: their backgrounds, portfolios and plans
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New Austrian Government Sworn In

Austria’s first ever coalition between ÖVP and the Greens is being sworn in today – setting quite a few records.
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How the ÖVP & Greens Reached the Coalition Deal

How Austria got its first-ever coalition government between Conservatives and Greens
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“With Courage and Confidence”

Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen addresses the nation in his New Year’s Speech 2020
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The Best Train Trips from Vienna in 2020

The Austrian capital has become the best-connected city by rail in Europe
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Apprenticed Asylum Seekers Can Stay

A new law ends the practice of deporting asylum seekers in formal training for jobs in Austria
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Strache Loyalists Found New Party

Three FPÖ members of the Viennese municipal council announced today that they’d form a new political club – The Alliance for Austria (DAÖ). Former FPÖ chief H.C. Strache is expected to head the new party in due time.

New Nightjets for the ÖBB

New nightjets for the ÖBB | A new generation of sleeper trains promise futuristic comfort to train travelers all over Austria.

From Timber to Timbre

In a fast-paced, digital world, Vienna’s master instrument makers seem to live a time apart
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