Benjamin Wolf

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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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Diversity in Parliament

Austria’s newly elected National Assembly is the most female and diverse in its history – but imbalances remain.
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7 Austrian Expressions that Sound Hilarious in English

Translating expressions word for word into another language seldom makes sense, as anyone who ever tried it can attest. Chances are you will be met with befuddled looks or cackling laughter, like a human version of google translate.
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Metal Workers Get a 2.8% Raise

Always first to negotiate the new sectoral wages, metal workers are a bellwether for economy-wide wage negotiations in Austria.

Metropole Turns 4 🥳

Metropole turned 4 this week. Here are some of our major milestones.
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What Coalition the Media Expect – and Want

The elections have been fought, the winners and losers on the record. Now all eyes are turning to the decisive coalition negotiations.
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What Coalition Now for King Kurz?

A coalition between Conservatives and Greens seems currently like the most feasible option. Will ÖVP chief Sebastian Kurz go for it?
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Austria Goes to the Polls

With parliamentary elections less than four weeks away, parties put forward their ideas.

World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Light Rail to Be Built in Austria’s Zillertal

The popular tourist region in Tyrol has decided to replace its existing diesel system with a hydrogen-powered light rail, a world premiere on narrow gauge tracks.