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Austria to use Hitler’s birthplace for police human rights training
House in Braunau am Inn will become police station and training centre after €20m renovation

Kate Connolly in Berlin

24, May, 2023 @11:58 AM

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Austria tightens border controls as Hungary frees convicted people smugglers
Budapest blames EU for decision to release foreign detainees provided they leave country within 72 hours

Lisa O'Carroll Brussels correspondent

23, May, 2023 @1:55 PM

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Helmut Berger, star of Visconti’s The Damned, dies aged 78
Acclaimed actor in European art cinema also secured a prominent role in US soap opera Dynasty

Andrew Pulver

19, May, 2023 @11:25 AM

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Scholz under pressure after sharp rise in illegal border crossings into Germany
Chancellor’s plans to tighten border controls as refugee numbers increase criticised by humanitarian groups

Kate Connolly in Berlin

17, May, 2023 @12:28 PM

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‘Design me a chair made from petals!’: The artists pushing the boundaries of AI
From restoring artefacts destroyed by Isis to training robot vacuum cleaners, architects, artists and game developers are discovering the potential – and pitfalls – of the virtual world

Oliver Wainwright

15, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Josef Fritzl writes book from prison in attempt to be reconciled with his family
Austrian, who was jailed in 2009 for murder, enslavement, rape and incest, co-authors book with his lawyer

Kate Connolly in Berlin

11, May, 2023 @2:30 PM

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If you think decent homes for all is an impossible dream, take a look at Vienna | Kenan Malik
In contrast to Britain, most people in the city live in good quality, subsidised housing

Kenan Malik

07, May, 2023 @6:01 AM

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Austrians embroiled in row over Nazi roots of regional anthems
Authors urge four of nine federal provinces to make changes but local leaders accuse them of trying to ‘cancel history’

Kate Connolly

25, Apr, 2023 @2:29 PM

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Endphase review – searing testimony to one of the last Nazi war crimes
Exemplary Austrian documentary chronicles the massacre of more than 200 women, children and older men just days before the end of the second world war

Phil Hoad

24, Apr, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Michael Haneke films – ranked!
The Austrian auteur has made his name with disturbing and superb studies of the violence and repression of bourgeois life. As he turns 81, we rate his finest films

Peter Bradshaw

23, Mar, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Ernest Simon obituary
Other lives: Austrian who fled to the UK before the second world war and later worked for ICI across Europe

Barnabas Balint

20, Mar, 2023 @8:26 PM

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‘Very precarious’: Europe faces growing water crisis as winter drought worsens
Multiple governments warn of critical water shortages as heatwaves and lack of rain leave river systems depleted

Jon Henley in Paris, Sam Jones in Madrid, Angela Giuffrida in Rome, and Philip Oltermann in Berlin

04, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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