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Friday, December 15, 2017
austrian media november
A quick-and-dirty synopsis of last month’s headlines in Vienna Coalition Talks Proceed, Parliament Assembles Sebastian Kurz, leader of the conservative Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP), has invited the Freedom Party (FPÖ) to coalition talks following his victory at the national election on October 15. The Social Democrats, of outgoing chancellor Christian Kern, vowed to go into opposition after a short meeting of...
peter pilz
On Saturday, November 4th, 2017, the head of the newly formed political party Liste Pilz was publically accused of sexual harassment. It sparked a second wave of media attention to the #metoo campaign in Austria Founder of Liste Pilz and former green party member and Peter Pilz is facing allegations of sexual harassment. The Austrian weekly Falter has received multiple...
austrian news october 2017
A quick-and-dirty synopsis of last month’s Austrian News Uber Faces Legal Headwinds in Vienna As in many other cities, an Uber ride is much cheaper in Vienna than taking a taxi. This is due to a lack of clarity in the legislation surrounding taxis and car rental companies. There is currently no law encompassing car sharing services. However, an October ruling...
study alcohol language
A study confirms what some of us may have already suspected: alcohol improves our foreign language skills Forget about the tongue twisters next time you hit the bar; it is proved small dose of alcohol has positive effects on the pronunciation of foreign language words. Researchers from the University of Liverpool, Maastricht University, and King’s College London tested this popular belief....
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