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Thursday, January 18, 2018
austrian headlines
A quick and dirty synopsis of last month’s headlines in ViennaAustria’s Richest Man Seeks Truth Red Bull tycoon Dietrich Mateschitz is partnering with Michael Fleisch­hacker (former Editor in Chief of Die Presse and nzz.at), Niko Alm (former NEOs MP), Rainer Fleckl (formerly of News), Judith Denkmayr (formerly Vice Alps) to provide a “journalistic answer to the rampant culture of mistrust.”...
austrian elections
It's official. At 17:35 Norbert Hofer went on Facebook and congratulated Alexander Van der Bellen on his decisive victory. “My dear friends!Thank you all. You gave me so much support and I am unimaginably sad that it did not work out. I would have been glad to take care of our Austria.I congratulate Alexander Van der Bellen on his success and...
Prime Minister David Cameron to Step DownPound Sterling Pounded  Going against the pollsters, the odds makers and the advice of the majority of their own political leadership, 51.9% of Britons have voted in favor of leaving the EU in yesterday's so-called "Brexit" referendum.While it is too early to say what exactly will occur now (the referendum is not legally binding),...
AustrianStartups
Federal Chancellor Christian Kern spent an evening with inquisitive entrepreneurs from AustrianStartups in the over-crowded co-working space, sektor5. Our Editor-in-Chief, Margaret Childs was present and came prepared with her own questions.https://www.metropole.at/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Margaret%20Childs%2C%20Christian%20Kern%2C%20Austrian%20Startups.mp4 You can find the translation of his answer below:Margaret Childs: There are a lot of employees that help making these companies great and I’ve heard that you’re planning to favor...
Imagine coming out of the U-Bahn at Stephansplatz on your way to meeting a friend at the corner of the Haas House, weaving your way through groups of tourists gathered around St. Stephen’s Cathedral and dodging business people rushing through while talking on their phones. You watch couples sidle along holding hands, watching a street musician. Suddenly, there's a...
austrian news october 2017
A quick-and-dirty synopsis of last month’s Austrian NewsUber Faces Legal Headwinds in ViennaAs 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...
quotes stats numbers october
A look at foreigners and nationals living in major European Cities compared with ViennaHow Many, and Where A look at the percentage of foreigners in major European cities  Expats by the Numbers A district-by-district glance at the spread of foreigners in Vienna  Quotes You’re an expatriate. You’ve lost touch with the soil. You get precious. Fake European standards have ruined you. You drink yourself to death. You become obsessed...
Austrian headlines
A quick and dirty synopsis of last month’s headlines in ViennaBenefits for EU Citizens After Five Years In the ORF Pressestunde (ORF Press Hour), the Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Integration, Sebastian Kurz announced that he wants social welfare for EU citizens only to begin after 5 years of living in the country. In an interview with the Austrian...
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