Sebastian Kurz steps down
“Und nun?” (Now what?) asked Simon Rosner in the Wiener Zeitung after the Ibiza video bombshell: The coalition shattered and the once powerful Kanzler Kurz kicked out of office.  Indeed, what next?
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Hofreitschule
Sonja Klima, the President of the Ronald-McDonald Kinderhilfe and ex-wife of former SPÖ Chancellor Viktor Klima has been named the new head of Vienna's famed Hofreitschule (Spanish Riding School). The Aufsichtsrat (Supervisory Board) considered Kl...
Akademikerball Vienna
What is the Akademikerball? It is a ball that happens yearly, and before 2013, it was known as "Wiener Korporations-Ball" (WKR-Ball). WKR is an association formed by Burschenschaften, with an emphasis on the duelling Burschenschaften, which have bee...
Strache
The far-right FPÖ is accused of having secured a top position at Casinos Austria by making political promises to Novomatic.
fridays for future
This Friday, the youth-led movement will launch its largest collective action ever. Three local representatives tell us how complex the challenge is – and how, with collective effort, we can rise to the challenge.
coalition
Red, blue, green and pink: Each party has its color, each its own leader. Here, the first two of four mini portraits.
#dichterdran
In response to condescending treatment of an award-winning young novelist, many take to twitter to turn the tables and reveal sexist attitudes that often pass unremarked.

Opernball 2019

Vienna’s 63rd Opernball (Opera ball) once again attracted thousands to Vienna's Staatsoper on February 28. The traditional high point of the city’s ball season, the glamorous event was broadcast to 1.4 million viewers, who tuned in for an impeccab...
Sebastian Kurz
A coalition between Conservatives and Greens seems currently like the most feasible option. Will ÖVP chief Sebastian Kurz go for it?