Austria

June 28, 2022

'Unimaginable': Austria prepares to reopen coal power station

As an "emergency measure", Austria is getting ready to reopen a coal-fuelled power station near Graz amid fears there will be disruptions to the gas supply from Russia this winter.
June 28, 2022

When and where to avoid driving in Austria this summer

While driving is a convenient way to get from A to B - or to go on holiday - there are some key dates and locations to be aware of in Austria this summer. Here’s what you need to know.
June 28, 2022

Austrian people smuggler jailed over deaths of Syrians in minivan

An Austrian court on Monday sentenced a people smuggler to seven years in prison over the deaths of two Syrians who suffocated in the crammed minivan he was driving, Austria's news agency reported.
June 28, 2022

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

End to Covid quarantine rumoured, man sentenced for people smuggling, petitions against compulsory vaccination reach Parliament and more news from Austria on Tuesday.
June 27, 2022

What tourists in Austria should do if they test positive for Covid

As the summer holidays begin here's all you need to know about Covid-19 in Austria, how to get a free test and what to do if it comes back positive.
June 27, 2022

Everything that changes in Austria in July 2022

From travel issues and the end of the mandatory vaccination law, here are some of the most important changes you need to be aware of in Austria in July.
June 27, 2022

Vienna: How tourists, visitors (and residents) can get free Covid tests

Austria has changed its testing policy, but tourists, visitors (and residents) can still easily access free Covid tests. Here's a step-by-step guide to registering for the free tests.
June 27, 2022

Heatwave in Austria: Temperatures to top 36C from Monday

Extreme heat and thunderstorms are expected in Austria on Monday evening with temperatures set to remain high throughout the week.
June 27, 2022

Austria sees scores of flight cancellations after airline staff contract Covid

Over the weekend, dozens of Austrian Airlines flights had to be cancelled on short notice due to staff taking sick leave after catching Covid-19.
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