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Hirscher seals giant slalom world title, as low-flying plane slices camera cable

Austria’s Marcel Hirscher won giant slalom gold at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday after a delay caused by a Swiss air force plane slicing through an overhead television camera…

Austria’s Marcel Hirscher won giant slalom gold at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday after a delay caused by a Swiss air force plane slicing through an overhead television camera…

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Missing cat found six months later and 950 kilometres away

A cat owner in The Netherlands is set to reclaim his pet who went missing and has been discovered 950 kilometres away in Austria.

A cat owner in The Netherlands is set to reclaim his pet who went missing and has been discovered 950 kilometres away in Austria.

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American sharp-shooter Bailey wins surprise biathlon gold

Lowell Bailey produced shock and awe at the World Championships in Austria by storming to victory in the men’s 20km biathlon.

Lowell Bailey produced shock and awe at the World Championships in Austria by storming to victory in the men’s 20km biathlon.

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Austrian president warns EU of the threat of 'simplistic populism'

Austria’s president has warned MEPs that Europe should not repeat its past mistakes, as so called populist parties look to do well in key European elections this…

Austria’s president has warned MEPs that Europe should not repeat its past mistakes, as so called populist parties look to do well in key European elections this…

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EU migrant crisis: Austria hails Balkan border cooperation

On a visit to Belgrade on Monday, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz praised Serbia and other countries in the region for their help last year in closing the so-called Balkan route used by migra

On a visit to Belgrade on Monday, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz praised Serbia and other countries in the region for their help last year in closing the so-called Balkan route used by migra

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'Mad Max' Stockl races into record books again

Getting into the record books is often a very hard slog, just ask Austrian speed cyclist Markus Stockl.

Getting into the record books is often a very hard slog, just ask Austrian speed cyclist Markus Stockl.

Europe

Austria eyes tougher border measures

Austria is planning to send troops to help patrol the EU’s external borders and shut down completely the so-called Western Balkan route for migrants.

Austria is planning to send troops to help patrol the EU’s external borders and shut down completely the so-called Western Balkan route for migrants.

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Austria : veil ban protest

Nearly 1000 people took to the streets of Vienna on Saturday to protest against the Austrian government’s plans to ban the full-face veil.

Nearly 1000 people took to the streets of Vienna on Saturday to protest against the Austrian government’s plans to ban the full-face veil.

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Austria: Protesters denounce plans to ban full-face Muslim veils

Defending what they say is a woman’s right to choose, some 3,000 people have marched through Austria’s capital, Vienna, to protest at government plans to ban full-face Muslim veils in public…

Defending what they say is a woman’s right to choose, some 3,000 people have marched through Austria’s capital, Vienna, to protest at government plans to ban full-face Muslim veils in public…

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How to be a hermit

Tired of Trump? Weary of war? Want to escape the trials and tribulations of modern life by becoming a hermit? A town in Austria may have the answer to your prayers.

Tired of Trump? Weary of war? Want to escape the trials and tribulations of modern life by becoming a hermit? A town in Austria may have the answer to your prayers.

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Alpine skiing: Reichelt produces rare win in number one bib

Hannes Reichelt stood on top of a World Cup podium for the 12th time in his career when he won the final men’s downhill race before the World Championships in St…

Hannes Reichelt stood on top of a World Cup podium for the 12th time in his career when he won the final men’s downhill race before the World Championships in St…

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Several arrested in Austria anti-terror raids

Austrian police have taken eight people into custody on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation.

Austrian police have taken eight people into custody on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation.

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Gut continues super-G dominance in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The impressive Lara Gut won the Super-G at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday to extend her unbeaten run in the discipline since start of the…

The impressive Lara Gut won the Super-G at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday to extend her unbeaten run in the discipline since start of the…

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Lindsey Vonn returns to skiing in Austria

American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is back on the World Cup circuit this week in Austria just nine weeks after surgery.

American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is back on the World Cup circuit this week in Austria just nine weeks after surgery.

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EU migration row escalates over Austria 'offshore' asylum plan

In a sign of further splits within the EU on migration, Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn has slammed Austrian proposals to create asylum centres outside the…

In a sign of further splits within the EU on migration, Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn has slammed Austrian proposals to create asylum centres outside the…

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Stoch claims prestigious Four Hills title with Bischofshofen victory

Poland’s Kamil Stoch won the final round of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping tournament at the Austrian resort of Bischofshofen on Friday and with the victory he took the overall…

Poland’s Kamil Stoch won the final round of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping tournament at the Austrian resort of Bischofshofen on Friday and with the victory he took the overall…

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Special unit to investigate mass sexual assaults in Austria

The new police unit are looking for six perpetrators of non-European appearance in relation to the New Year's Eve attacks against 18 women.

The new police unit are looking for six perpetrators of non-European appearance in relation to the New Year's Eve attacks against 18 women.

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Val d'Isere, Alta Badia, and the 'Bomba' in Gravity

Euronews’ Vincent Ménard guides us through all things fast and white this time from the French Alps: ‘‘Hello and welcome to this edition of Gravity from the French resort of Val…

Euronews’ Vincent Ménard guides us through all things fast and white this time from the French Alps: ‘‘Hello and welcome to this edition of Gravity from the French resort of Val…

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Freight trains searched in Austria after migrants crushed to death

Austrian police have started searching freight trains travelling from Italy at night in an attempt to tackle illegal migration and prevent further deaths.

Austrian police have started searching freight trains travelling from Italy at night in an attempt to tackle illegal migration and prevent further deaths.

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2016, literally: the words that have defined this year

The year 2016 is days away from ending and with it, many people throughout the world hope next year will bring less uncertainty and conflict

The year 2016 is days away from ending and with it, many people throughout the world hope next year will bring less uncertainty and conflict