Austria

Austrian train workers rescue wild goat buried in snowdrift

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Austrian train workers have shut down their track clearing operations to rescue a mountain goat after seeing it get buried in a deluge of snow they had been clearing...Read more

Shark-suit wearer runs afoul of Austria's "burqa ban" law

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An Austrian law that forbids any kind of full-face covering including Islamic veils has claimed an unusual victim — a man wearing a shark suit.Read more

Switzerland host for "World Championship Office Chair Race"

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People lined the streets of a town in Switzerland Saturday for an event billed as the "World Championship Office Chair Race." Read more


Austrian town finds its hermit after international search

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More than 50 people applied, and officials chose Belgian Stan Vanuytrecht, a former artillery officer, surveyor and a Roman Catholic deacon.Read more

Austrian customs officials find human intestines in luggage

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Austrian customs officials are used to finding unusual items in travelers' luggage. But human intestines were not on their list - until now.Read more