Austria real-time news

Austrian hospital completes first coronavirus lung transplant in Europe (source — 25/05/2020 17:06:01

Lufthansa state rescue deal agreed in principle: sources (source — 25/05/2020 16:00:00

FRANKFURT: Coronavirus-stricken German airline group Lufthansa has agreed in principle a nine-billion-euro ($9.8 billion) rescue deal that would see the government come onboard as a shareholder, sourc...

Austrian president apologizes for breaking Covid-19 curfew (source — 25/05/2020 13:15:01

Coronavirus: Austrian president 'sorry' for breaking lockdown curfew (source — 24/05/2020 23:24:52

President Van der Bellen stayed at a Vienna restaurant beyond the mandated closing time of 23:00.

Coronavirus: Austrian president 'sorry' for breaking lockdown rules (source — 24/05/2020 23:24:52

President Van der Bellen stayed at a Vienna restaurant beyond the mandated closing time of 23:00.

Coronavirus live news: Austria's president apologises for curfew breach (source — 24/05/2020 22:24:52

France asks citizens to avoid foreign trips; US likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil; Afghanistan cases top 10,000Austrian president apologises for breaching curfewCoronavirus latest: at a g...

Formula One drivers fully support 'ghost races' plan to get season started (source — 23/05/2020 12:38:00

The sport aims to kick off a season delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic with two back-to-back races without spectators at Austria's Red Bull Ring in July

EU crisis: Merkel and Macron's plan derailed amid furious Brussels revolt over COVID-19 (source — 21/05/2020 12:33:00

ANGELA MERKEL and Emmanuel Macron's plans to set up a €500billion to help the economic recovery of EU states following the coronavirus pandemic has been derailed by Austria, Sweden, the Netherlands an...

F1 ready to unveil eight-race European start to season from 5 July (source — 20/05/2020 17:15:06

Two British meetings pencilled in for SilverstonePlan depends partly on UK government quarantine decisionFormula One has mapped out a blueprint for an eight-race, behind-closed-doors European leg to k...

No freebies! Kurz rejects Macron and Merkel's £447bn EU giveaway plan 'Loans not grants' (source — 19/05/2020 18:19:00

AUSTRIA's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has poured cold water on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's €500billion coronavirus recovery fund - by saying countries in the north of the EU cannot be expected to ...

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