Eden Vered

Born in Israel in 1995, Eden grew up in Japan and worked as a classical violinist until joining Metropole as social media Assistant and journalist.

SPÖ | Rework the Working Hours Act 

The Social Democrats (SPÖ) unveiled their election campaign platform – which is full of promises: from a higher minimum wage (€1700) to shorter work days.
Caritas Wien

Caritas Wien | Back-to-School Made Affordable

As summer comes to an end, demand for affordable school supplies continues to grow. The Caritas Wien is now here to help.
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Austrians Support Flexible Working Hours

The global trends of flextime and home offices please employees and employers alike – but there’s still a need to build trust.

Vienna’s Climate Protection Zones

Local government announces plans for climate-friendly construction hoping to curb the devastating effects of climate change.
menstrual cup

Hofer’s Menstrual Cup Causes Online Firestorm

The company’s social media team triumphs over a wave of angry male-user comments
no longer Europe's ash tray, Austria's smoking ban

ÖVP Says Yes to Smoking Ban

With the FPÖ gone, the ÖVP pushes for controversial law in bars and restaurants
Austria World Summit

Thunberg, Schwarzenegger & Guterres in Vienna to Fight Climate Change

Arnold Schwarzenegger at a climate conference raises awareness with star-studded panel at the R20 Austria World Summit

Flight Shame Lands in Austria

A new initiative has European politicians calculating their carbon footprint.
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German Satirist Ruffles Official Feathers

Interviewed on ORF’s ‘Kulturmontag’, Jan Böhmermann’s harsh criticism of Austrian officials went down badly, drawing an ORF disclaimer and a citizen lawsuit. With an exhibition opening in Graz, German comedian Jan Böhmermann was a natural choice for ORF host Christian Konrad’s  ‘Kulturmontag’. So was the topic: A send up of Austria’s domestic politics through the […]
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