Austria

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Madrid exhibition tells story of Spaniards sent to Nazi concentration camp
About 7,500 Spanish Republicans who fled to France were deported to Mauthausen camp in Austria

Sam Jones in Madrid

26, Jan, 2023 @1:50 PM

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Record warm winter in parts of Europe forces closure of ski slopes
Resorts open hiking trails and lifts for mountain bikes amid unseasonably high temperatures and lack of snow

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

04, Jan, 2023 @5:27 PM

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Corsage review – Vicky Krieps mesmerises as a rebellious 19th-century royal
The defiance and despair of glamorous Elisabeth of Austria, trapped in a loveless marriage, has a familiar ring in Marie Kreutzer’s stately psychodrama

Jonathan Romney

01, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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European New Year’s Eve TV staple Dinner for One to get prequel treatment
Based on a British variety sketch, comedy is traditionally shown at new year across swathes of mainland Europe

Philip Oltermann in Hamburg

30, Dec, 2022 @9:46 AM

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Corsage review – a cry of anger from the pedestal-prison of an empress
Vicky Krieps puts in a star turn as lonely, patronised Elisabeth of Austria in Marie Kreutzer’s austere drama

Peter Bradshaw

20, Dec, 2022 @11:01 AM

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Beef broth and body shaming: the punk drama about why Empress Elisabeth was the Meghan Markle of her time
Director Marie Kreutzer talks about her latest film, which aims to portray a complex female character – whose story resonates with modern pressures on royal women under the glare of media scrutiny

Cath Clarke

01, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Austere drama about Austrian empress wins top prize at London film festival
Corsage, directed by Marie Kreutzer, hailed as ‘mesmerising’ imagining of a year in life of Elisabeth in 1877

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

16, Oct, 2022 @3:30 PM

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‘Rage, but also joy and completeness’: bringing New Zealand’s stolen ancestors home
The remains of Māori people taken by an Austrian taxidermist in 1877 and displayed in a Vienna museum have finally been returned

Tess McClure in Wellington

04, Oct, 2022 @12:19 AM

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‘When mourning ends, reality will hit hard’: European journalists on Britain’s mood
UK-based correspondents assess how Britons will deal with political turmoil, Brexit, recession and the loss of the Queen

Stefanie Bolzen, Rafael de Miguel, Antonello Guerrera and Tessa Szyszkowitz

16, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Boos and encores: the division over Russian soprano Anna Netrebko
Mixed reaction in Vienna to Anna Netrebko symbolic of Russian soprano’s performing life since Ukraine invasion

Shaun Walker in Vienna

12, Sep, 2022 @3:44 PM

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Europe’s next-generation night trains aim to draw passengers away from planes
Austrian national railway unveils design for NightJet trains due to come into service from next summer

Kate Connolly in Berlin

08, Sep, 2022 @5:13 PM

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Outside Noise review – slacker hangout drama follows in footsteps of Before Sunrise
Ted Fendt’s enigmatic and unhurried conversational feature offers existential issues in a casual, naturalistic narrative

Phil Hoad

29, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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