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

3 Ways to Swear Like a Real Wiener

Entire books have been written about the ingenious ways the Viennese swear, rant, yammer and nag. And we know how to help you get acquainted with the high art of Viennese swearing.
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5G Comes to Austria

In a “game-changing” advance, all major Austrian telecom companies have launched the next generation of telecommunications network – 5G.
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Can’t Vote in Vienna? Here’s Your Chance to Have a Voice

A new project by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) aims to bring Viennese who are not citizens into the political conversation. And you can be part of it!
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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