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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Alpine Boardwalk | Our Guide to Wörthersee

From jet setters to families, Carinthia's Wörthersee is the waterfront escape Austrians keep coming back to.

Austrian Parliament Goes Into Overdrive

On July 2, the Austrian parliament passed a raft of consequential measures covering everything from paternal leave to a smoking ban.

Making a Big Splash at Vienna’s Pools

Vienna’s pools are more than just a place to cool off, they are an arena for the city’s social life
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Glitter & Hope at Life Ball 2019

A tradition both modern and deeply Viennese comes to a finale furioso – and perhaps opens the way for an encore

Caretaker Government Sworn In

Brigitte Bierlein becomes Austria’s first female chancellor and puts together an interim government with expertise, wide appeal and unknown ambitions.

Europe Has Voted

The new European Parliament is both more diverse and more fragmented. But the message voters sent turned out to be quite different from the populist wave many were dreading.

Lest We Forget

An exhibition of portraits of Holocaust survivors on Vienna’s Ringstraße has been defiled on three separate occasions since May 7. Now, civil society is stepping up to protect them.

Austria’s Hidden Champions

Between 175 and 200 Austrian companies are considered to be hidden champions. That’s the highest density per capita in the world. These companies are global leaders in their market while relatively un...

Who Would You Vote For?

In less than a week, Europeans go to the polls to elect the new European Parliament. Despite the transnational character of the EU elections, party lists are still national, so Austrians have a choice of 7 parties on their ballot on May 26: Christian Democrats / Conservatives (Ă–VP) Social Democrats (SPĂ–) Freedom Party (FPĂ–) The […]
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