"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Austrians head to the polls on Sunday, for a snap national election widely seen as the latest barometer of right-wing populist politics in Europe
This Sunday October 15 the Austrian people will be casting their votes in a parliamentary election.
A look at the candidates and hot topics ahead of Austria’s vote on Sunday.
Protesters gather in Vienna City Centre to oppose Austria's ban on full facial coverings.
Ars Electronica Festival explores Artificial Intelligence in Linz.
The renowned tenor takes on the part of Gennaro in Donizetti's tale of revenge.
The voice of world-renowned Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez has evolved over the past few years.
Austria deploys troops to secure border with Italy
Austria, where an election campaign is getting under way, sends troops to crack down on human trafficking on its Italian border.
Andrea Dovizioso holds off points leader Marc Marquez to win 2017 MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix at Spielberg.
Documentary explores life of actor Bud Spencer, with two fans attempting to meet him in person
This year opera program of the Salzburg Festival starts with Mozart’s last opera La Clemenza di Tito, sung in Italian.
A contemporary take on the Mozart operatic masterpiece is a star attraction at the annual summer festival
Austria's Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz calls on Italy to stop migrants from reaching the mainland suggesting it acts as a gateway for them for the rest of Europe.
Outstanding staging of Bizet's 'Carmen'
The EU's COSME scheme helps SMEs obtain finance via bank guarantees or equity.
Cecilia Bartoli takes on the eponymous male role in Handel's opera.
Austria has banned Turkish economy minister Nihat Zeybekci from attending an event to mark the anniversary of a failed coup.
Valtteri Bottas won a cliffhanger Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel finishing a mere 0.6 of a second behind
A crashed lorry has blocked an Austrain motorway for hours after its cargo of chickens escaped