Two Britons have died after the car they were racing fell more than 1,000 feet off a mountain road in Austria.Read the full story ›
A British soldier who raped a six-year-old girl after sneaking into her home near his post in Austria has been jailed for nine years.Read the full story ›
A man who killed three people while driving his car into a crowded Austrian shopping street is not suspected to have had a terrorist motive, police in the country say.
A 26-year-old male truck driver of Bosnian origin was arrested after the attack in Graz, with police saying he was known to them for domestic violence.
Officials said they believed family problems were behind the rampage.
Eyewitnesses told public broadcaster ORF that the SUV the man drove into the crowd had been travelling at around 60 miles-per-hour.
A man has been arrested after a van was driven into a crowd in the Austrian town of Graz.
The incident left at least three people dead and injured 34 others, police said.
Reports indicated that a child was among those killed.
Austrian broadcaster ORF cited witnesses at the scene who said the vehicle was ploughed into the crowd at random.
Three people have been killed and dozens injured in the Austrian city of Graz today, according to local media, after a man reportedly ploughed his car into crowds.
Controversial new laws regulating the practice of Islam have been passed in Austria, in a move criticised as a blow to religious freedom.Read the full story ›
A British soldier arrested on suspicion of raping a six-year-old girl in Austria has been charged, prosecutors have said.
The unnamed soldier, reportedly a bombardier from 7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery in Essex, was also charged with sexually abusing the young girl.
Prosecutors in the country said he had entered the family's unlocked home in the small town of Neustift, in the Stubaital valley in the early hours of one morning and was caught the girl's bedroom by her father, who had been woken by the noise.
He will face trial on March 10 and, if convicted, faces up to 10 years in prison.
A Ministry of Defence spokeswoman confirmed the Army was aware of the developments.
The Army is aware that a soldier has been charged in Austria following allegations of child sexual offences.
This matter is now subject to criminal proceedings led by the Austrian authorities and it is therefore inappropriate for us to comment further at this time.
Tributes have been paid to two young ski racers who were killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps while training with the US ski team.Read the full story ›
Two Austrian girls who are thought to have joined the radical group in March have reportedly asked to return after falling pregnant.Read the full story ›
Conchita Wurst stole the show at Europe's biggest charity event, despite plenty of big-name competition. Party-goers dressed in little more than body paint rubbed shoulders with men in tuxedoes and cross-dressers in wild costumes, transforming Vienna's City Hall into a fantasy land.
The occasion, Europe's biggest charity event, was serious - raising money for AIDS research.
"I feel so poorly dressed," quipped a black-suited Bill Clinton, glancing down from the stage at the feather boas, fantastic head-dresses and exotic outfits among the 4,000 or so ball goers.
The former president urged all attending not to forget what lies behind "all the joy of this evening: the determination of every person ... here to give every child a better chance".