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News Austria Carinthia: Could SPÖ’s Burgenland win be beacon of ‘red hope’ for Austria’s social democrats?

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
Could SPÖ’s Burgenland win be beacon of ‘red hope’ for Austria’s social democrats?
News source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/news/could-spos-burgenland-win-be-beacon-of-red-hope-for-austrias-social-democrats/

In Burgenland's state elections, socialist Hans-Peter Doskozil (SPÖ) won the absolute majority, bringing a ray of hope to the Austrian socialist party which has suffered a multitude of defeats recently. One would think the party could learn something from this, but a party insider thinks this is unlikely. EURACTIV Germany reports.

News Austria Carinthia: How the Far Right Became Europe’s New Normal

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
How the Far Right Became Europe’s New Normal
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/04/opinion/far-right-europe-austria.html

It was a scandal when a far-right party entered government two decades ago. Now it’s just routine. What happened? Twenty years ago, on Feb. 4, 2000, a shock wave reverberated from the heart of Europe: ...

News Austria Carinthia: Snowboarder's breathtaking helmet camera footage

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
Snowboarder's breathtaking helmet camera footage
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7975123/Snowboarders-breathtaking-helmet-camera-footage.html

Sascha Mortl, 30, from Villach, Austria, filmed himself going down the slopes of Carinthia in southern Austria. He is seen whizzing down the mountain at such speed that flecks of snow are thrown into ...

News Austria Carinthia: Dreams, take me home: Review of ‘Storm Still’ by Peter Handke, trs Martin Chalmers

Published on: Friday 03 January 2020
Dreams, take me home: Review of ‘Storm Still’ by Peter Handke, trs Martin Chalmers
News source: https://www.thehindu.com/books/dreams-take-me-home-review-of-storm-still-by-peter-handke-trs-martin-chalmers/article30460374.ece

Now, in the Middle Ages, or whenever...” — Storm Still slips us into the psychedelic, allegorical dream-play rendition of the narrator’s (presumably Handke himself) return to the land of his birth: ...

News Austria Carinthia: Hallstatt, Austria: Village that inspired Disney's Frozen overrun by tourists

Published on: Monday 06 January 2020
Hallstatt, Austria: Village that inspired Disney's Frozen overrun by tourists
News source: https://www.traveller.com.au/hallstatt-austria-village-that-inspired-disneys-frozen-overrun-by-tourists-h1kvv2

Popular perception tends to view Klagenfurt as a ski destination - but while the capital of the Austrian state of Carinthia is certainly a gateway to the pistes in winter, it is also a fine option for ...

News Austria Carinthia: A1 installs edge cloud at 5G Playground Carinthia R&D facility

Published on: Thursday 19 December 2019
A1 installs edge cloud at 5G Playground Carinthia R&D facility
News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/a1-installs-edge-cloud-at-5g-playground-carinthia-randd-facility--1320702

The 5G Playground Carinthia R&D in Austria now has an edge cloud from A1 Telekom Austria. This complements the 5G campus network available to research organisations and businesses. This new edge cloud ...

News Austria Carinthia: Gangs of marauding 'Krampus' Christmas devils are accused of string of attacks across Austria

Published on: Sunday 08 December 2019
Gangs of marauding 'Krampus' Christmas devils are accused of string of attacks across Austria
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7769809/Gangs-marauding-Krampus-Christmas-devils-accused-string-attacks-Austria.html

Krampus gangs are accused of starting fights, assaulting an 11-year-old and setting off fireworks in Austria, in the run up to Krampus Day. Their crime is a record high despite ban on 'causing fear'.

News Austria Carinthia: Snow, flooding, mudslides in Austria kill 1, injure 2

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Snow, flooding, mudslides in Austria kill 1, injure 2
News source: https://www.chron.com/news/world/article/Snow-flooding-in-Austria-destroy-homes-cuts-off-14842587.php

In Gurktal, in the Carinthia region, some 70 firefighters had to evacuate the residents of 15 buildings because of the swelling Gurk river. Several train lines were interrupted and about 1,700 homes ...

News Austria Carinthia: Snow, flooding in Austria destroy homes, cuts off villages

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Snow, flooding in Austria destroy homes, cuts off villages
News source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Snow-flooding-in-Austria-destroy-homes-cuts-off-14842587.php

In Gurktal, in the Carinthia region, some 70 firefighters had to evacuate the residents of 15 buildings because of the swelling Gurk river. Several train lines were interrupted and about 1,700 homes ...

News Austria Carinthia: Austria man tries to kill ex-wife with homemade bomb

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Austria man tries to kill ex-wife with homemade bomb
News source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2019/oct/04/austria-man-tries-to-kill-ex-wife-with-homemade-bomb-2042824.html

The 27-year old victim, a mother of three children, was hospitalised after Tuesday's attack, in southern Austrian, which left her with serious ... outside her apartment in the town of Guttaring, in ...

News Austria Carinthia: Forest in a football stadium artwork comes under fire from far Right in Austria

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Forest in a football stadium artwork comes under fire from far Right in Austria
News source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/09/27/forest-football-stadium-artwork-comes-fire-far-right-austria/

Days before Austria goes to the polls in the wake of one of the worst political scandals in recent history, an exhibition about man’s impact on nature has been turned into a political football by the country’s furious far-Right.

News Austria Carinthia: Swiss Artist Installs 299 Trees in Soccer Stadium in Austria

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Swiss Artist Installs 299 Trees in Soccer Stadium in Austria
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/editors-choice/swiss-artist-installs-299-trees-soccer-stadium-austria-1311669

The curator Klaus Littmann expected complaints when he installed 299 trees — some up to 50 feet tall — in a soccer stadium in Austria. In a telephone interview, Mr. Littmann said he wanted people who saw the forest to think about humanity’s impact on the environment in places like the Amazon. One day, he added, seeing trees could be a rare spectacle, like going to a soccer match or looking at animals in a zoo.

News Austria Carinthia: Forest in a Soccer Stadium Outrages Austria's Far Right

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Forest in a Soccer Stadium Outrages Austria's Far Right
News source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1923521/forest-soccer-stadium-outrages-austrias-far-right

“People are using it for political warfare.” Mr. Littmann’s project, “For Forest,” opened in Klagenfurt, a small city in the southern state of Carinthia, on Sept. 8, as Austria was gearing up for ...

News Austria Carinthia: Drei, ZTE and the Federal State of Carinthia start 5G operations in the digital showcase region “Wörthersee”

Published on: Tuesday 13 August 2019
Drei, ZTE and the Federal State of Carinthia start 5G operations in the digital showcase region “Wörthersee”
News source: http://virtual-strategy.com/2019/08/13/drei-zte-and-the-federal-state-of-carinthia-start-5g-operations-in-the-digital-showcase-region-worthersee/

Drei, ZTE, SURAAA and the Federal State of Carinthia are bringing 5G, the technology of the future, to lifeWill showcase new opportunities for digitisation, tourism and the environmentReal 5G, instead of 5G ready - real applications in the 5G network, 5G smartphone and will top transfer speeds up to one…

News Austria Carinthia: Pope puts Austria abuse diocese

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
Pope puts Austria abuse diocese
News source: http://www.ansa.it/english/news/vatican/2019/06/28/pope-puts-austria-abuse-diocese_69965f7f-461c-4015-8467-4fdc0b384e19.html

Pope Francis on Friday put an Austrian diocese hit in recent years by sex abuse and financial scandals into administration. The pope appointed Mons. Werner Freistetter, a military bishop, as apostolic administrator of the diocese of Gurk. © ANSA

News Austria Carinthia: Slovenian president’s Austrian démarche

Published on: Monday 01 April 2019
News source: https://www.politico.eu/article/slovenia-austria-carinthia-borut-pahor-language-constitution-news/

BERLIN — Slovenian President Borut Pahor warned Austrian officials they risked reigniting cross-border tensions if they backed away from a promise to anchor protections for Slovenes in the southern ...

News Austria Carinthia: T-Mobile Austria launches first 25 transmitters for 5G network

Published on: Tuesday 26 March 2019
News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/t-mobile-austria-launches-first-25-transmitters-for-5g-network--1286189

Austria’s 5G pioneers are the municipalities of Feichtendorf (Carinthia), Hochstrass (Lower Austria), Hohenau an der March (Lower Austria), Innsbruck (Tyrol), Kaindorf an der Sulm (Styria), Kalsdorf ...

News Austria Carinthia: T-Mobile activates 5G base stations in Austria

Published on: Tuesday 26 March 2019
News source: https://www.telegeography.com/products/commsupdate/articles/2019/03/27/t-mobile-activates-5g-base-stations-in-austria/

T-Mobile Austria has switched on its first 25 5G transmission stations, following the conclusion of the 5G mobile spectrum auction earlier this month. The stations are located in primarily rural ...