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McDonald’s in Austria to serve as mini-embassies for US tourists

As of Wednesday, May 15, staff in any McDonald's in Austria will be available to assist American tourists in making contact with the US Embassy for consular services, suc...

McDonald’s in Austria to serve as mini-embassies for US tourists

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Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans stranded abroad. Tourists can now go to any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria and be given a roun...
18:34, 05/17/2019

British mom buys son, 5, McDonalds Happy Meal before killing him and herself: report A depressed mom treated her five-year-old son to a McDonald's Happy Meal before tying their hands together and jumping to their deaths, an inquest has heard....
12:34, 06/26/2019

Amazon testing self-serve Starbucks lattes in self-serve stores Fellow humans: If taking out your phone while on the train, placing an order for a double tall vanilla latte, then grabbing it from the counter when you arrive at Starbucks seems like entirely too much trouble, Amazon would like your attention. Busin...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Salesforce and Tableau: How they can better serve customers together Salesforce success with Tableau will depend on continued investment in cloud migration, augmented analytics and deeper centralized data-governance and data-modeling capabilities....
08:51, 06/12/2019

Man gets first haircut in 15 years so he can serve his country He was ready to serve in his heart — but first, he needed to get his head straight. Reynaldo Arroyo, 23, just got his first haircut in 15 years. The Riverside, Calif., native’s lengthy locks were 150 inches long and reached down to his waist wh...
19:51, 08/19/2019

Pliskova uses 'amazing' serve to see off tricky Hsieh Former world number one Karolina Pliskova served superbly to beat Hsieh Su-Wei 6-3 2-6 6-4 on Friday and reach the Wimbledon fourth round for the second time....
20:34, 07/05/2019

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him for refusing to debate his Brexit policy....
12:34, 06/16/2019

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted. Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against sexual minorities....
05:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. reps from Texas serve as ambassadors of the border On an August morning in West Texas, a caravan rolled across the U.S.-Mexico border. Packed into a train of vehicles -- two vans and seven SUVs -- were 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives....
02:34, 08/21/2019

US gives Huawei another 90 days to serve existing customers The US government has granted Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers. The "temporary general license" extension will allow Huawei to continue servicing existing US customers before it is fully blacklisted, Reuters reports. The company....
20:51, 08/19/2019

India's Single-Serve Trash Problem Plastic waste generated by the average Indian climbed 69% between 2015 and 2018, prompting the government to crack down and consumer-products giants to scramble....
18:51, 07/05/2019

Oliver North won't serve second year as NRA president National Rifle Association President Oliver North has lost his nomination for a second year as NRA president after the CEO alleged he tried to extort him....
18:34, 04/28/2019

T-dot is opening a self-serve sandbag site to help you prepare for Monsoon Starting today, T-dot is opening a self-serve sandbag site to help you prepare for Monsoon. The sandbag site is in the east parking lot of Hi Corbett field. The bags are included but you will have to bring a shovel. A second site is opening in the no...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Rangers 3B Cabrera will serve reduced 3-game suspension ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera will miss a three-game series at Detroit after the reduction of his four-game suspension from Major League Baseball for hitting an umpire with equipment. The Rangers said Monday tha...
00:34, 06/25/2019

US military researching whether fish can serve as underwater spies Who better to know if something fishy is going on? The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting research to determine whether various forms of sea life — ranging from bioluminescent plankton to goliath grouper — could s...
03:51, 05/31/2019

Wily Rapinoe ready to serve again as U.S. defend World Cup There may be more heralded names in the United States squad heading to France for next month's World Cup but Megan Rapinoe will again be one of the most influential figures as the Americans seek to retain the trophy they won in 2015....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Trump jokes that he'll serve 5 terms at Pennsylvania rally President Trump joked that he could serve as many as five terms during a campaign rally Monday, just a month after saying on Twitter that his first two years in the White House were robbed from him as a result of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s inve...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Ask The Salty Waitress: I don't want to serve politicians against my moral code Dear Salty: I was reading on your site about a server at a Chicago cocktail bar who spat on Eric Trump, and it had me thinking. I’ve been a waiter for a few months at a restaurant in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Our restaurant i...
23:00, 07/09/2019

State Senate votes to allow felons to serve on juries ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will allow convicted felons to serve on juries. Felons who have completed their full sentencing, parole or supervision periods will be welcomed onto the juror’s bench. There is currently a li...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Royals to serve as extras in Donald Trump’s victory lap of UK US president to use state visit to promote House of Trump as he doubles down on Brexit betDonald Trump’s state visit this week to the UK is being promoted as a celebration of a close alliance tempered through war.It could be more accurately described...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Food-Delivery Companies Serve Restaurants Better Tech Delivery companies are sharing more data and fusing technology more seamlessly with restaurants to counter the growing sense that sending food to customers can be more trouble than it is worth....
10:00, 07/16/2019

The cushy prison where Michael Cohen will serve his sentence Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance violations tied to hush-money payments made on Trum...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I know that several members of my senior leadership team will be joining some sessions. I have asked them ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Dig in! Archaeologists serve up ancient menus for modern tables Porridge, loaves and sauces Egyptians and Romans consumed have become today’s cookbook crazeDuring a 1954 BBC documentary about Tollund Man, the mysterious body of a hanged man discovered in a peat bog in Denmark, the noted archaeologist Sir Mortimer...
12:34, 08/11/2019

Wimbledon targets using serve clock at 2020 tournament Wimbledon is "highly likely" at the 2020 tournament to introduce a serve clock for players that debuted in Grand Slams at last year's US Open        ...
01:17, 05/01/2019

Mess-Free Snacks You Can Serve At Your Pool Party If you have to throw a party during summers, a pool-side party is the ideal way to do it. We have curated some snacks ideas that you can use to serve some delectable meals to your guests....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Cook, Serve, Delicious 3 Takes The Intense Restaurant Sim On The Road The first two Cook, Serve, Delicious games cast players as the head chef and principle operator of small restaurants, cooking and managing their way to foodie fame. Announced today for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC, Cook, Serve, De...
18:17, 08/06/2019

Germany's Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent The leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at this month's European election....
01:34, 05/12/2019

Merkel should serve full term says heir Kramp-Karrenbauer Germany's CDU, the party once led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, is now led by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. She insists she is not trying to push Merkel out as chancellor before 2021....
08:01, 05/12/2019

"Politics A Medium To Serve Nation," Says Minister Pratap Sarangi Pratap Sarangi, who took oath on Thursday along with 57 other BJP-led NDA leaders, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for including his name in the list of cabinet ministers....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Jharkhand Man Allegedly Kills Mother, 55, For Refusing To Serve Meal A 28-year-old man has allegedly killed his mother at Kuldiha, about 28 km from Jamshedpur, after she refused to serve him meals, a police official said today....
12:17, 07/16/2019

Struggling to make next debate, Gillibrand warms to VP bid: 'I can serve in any capacity' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand indicated Tuesday that she’s open to serving as her party’s vice presidential nominee if her White House bid fails....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Zalando to build Rotterdam warehouse to serve western Europe Zalando , Europe's leading online fashion retailer, said it would build a 140,000 square meter warehouse near the Dutch port of Rotterdam to serve its customers in the Benelux countries, France, Spain and the United Kingdom....
06:34, 07/04/2019

High-Rank Lawyer Says CEO Asked Her To Serve Cake Because She's A woman Nancy Saltzman filed a discrimination complaint, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. It names the company, CEO Rohit Kapoor and several other executives....
04:51, 05/02/2019

Will Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal serve up another Wimbledon epic? Echoes of 2008 will reverberate around Wimbledon on Friday, when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal step out on Centre Court for a repeat of what many regard as the greatest tennis match of all time....
15:51, 07/12/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
05:17, 07/19/2019

Great public markets that serve up delicious city tastes Public markets sell regional produce and products and offer plenty of dining options. Explore 10 markets around the world.       ...
20:51, 07/23/2019

Tim Armstrong Makes Marketing Play to Serve Consumer Brands Former AOL chief Tim Armstrong is joining the chase for direct-to-consumer brands’ marketing budgets with a new venture called Unbox that will help consumer companies hawk their products....
00:51, 07/11/2019

Tart London serve up an al fresco feast of marinated sea bass Once summer arrives we try our best to eat al fresco as much as possible. While images of sitting outside in the evening sun with crickets chirping in the background come to mind, the reality is usually shivering outside in the wind and driving rain ...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Robin Givens, Brian White and Essence Atkins Serve Up Ambitions for OWN Are you ready for some Ambitions? That’s the question super-producer Will Packer (Girls Trip, Ride Along, Think Like a Man and OWN reality dating show Ready to Love) and Oprah Winfrey’s OWN ask with their brand-new primetime soap starring Robin Given...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Fiji Airways to serve food before boarding the plane but there’s a catch Would you rather sleep than eat over cooked pasta on your flight? Many people refuse to eat plane food, even those in business class.       ...
21:51, 07/24/2019

Hillary Clinton to serve as keynote speaker at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Ex-judge goes limp, is dragged off to serve jail sentence after courtroom drama After the jail sentence was imposed, Hunter went limp and was pulled out of the courtroom by a deputy.        ...
15:17, 07/23/2019

Minnesota Vikings rookie to serve military commitment while playing his first two seasons Austin Cutting will get to serve his country and still play on Sundays. The 22-year-old will be used in a recruiting role for the Air Force.       ...
19:00, 07/22/2019

To Protect and Serve or to Terrorize Children? Sacramento Police Department Under Fire Again In the 14 months that have passed since Officers Terrence Mercadal and Jared Robinet gunned down 22-year-old Stephon Clark in the backyard of his grandparents’ home, the Sacramento Police Department has not managed to stay out of the headlines with n...
17:17, 05/31/2019

Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreement....
16:51, 07/21/2019

Incredible sportsmanship as Djokovic OVERRULES umpire, after Zverev serve called out "Novak Djokovic produced this amazing moment at the French Open on Thursday as he overruled a call from the umpire to award opponent Alex Zverev a point!"...
18:34, 06/06/2019

Jack in the Box will serve 'Tiny Tacos' that come in boxes with special dipping sauces Jack in the Box Jack in the Box's famous tacos are now available in bite-size form. The new "Tiny Tacos" are being tested in Dallas and Austin, Texas, and Fresno, California. At the Texas locations a box of 25 tacos costs $5, while the Fresno shops ...
03:34, 07/04/2019

Trevor Noah on police brutality video: 'What happened to protect and serve?' Late-night comics focused on the latest Trump controversy and highlighted a viral video of cops threatening a black family in PhoenixLate-night hosts made light of Trump’s re-election campaign efforts, his interview with George Stephanopoulos, and hi...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Nick Kyrgios Executes Perfect Underarm Serve Against Rafael Nadal The second round of Wimbledon offered Nick Kyrgios the opportunity to do what he loves best, which is to try to beat Rafael Nadal. Though he failed in that quest, falling in four sets in yesterday’s match, Kyrgios was able to realize his other great ...
02:17, 07/06/2019

Mystery airline in talks to buy Mitsubishi SpaceJet to serve US regional market The Japanese planemaker Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced it's in discussions with an unnamed U.S. airline over the sale of its SpaceJet M100 aircraft....
12:17, 06/19/2019

Colin Graves will serve extra time at ECB to oversee Hundred’s introduction • Chairman will remain in place until November 2020• Search for his successor will begin this SeptemberColin Graves will serve an additional six months as the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board after his plan to oversee the introduction ...
22:34, 05/07/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showing Moscow that the United States will not in any way back down in this important geopolitical area. CN...
18:17, 04/28/2019

French Open: Michael Chang recalls underarm serve memories Nick Kyrgios appeared to sparked more underhand serves in tennis recently but 30 years ago at the French Open, Michael Chang hit probably the most famous -- and important -- underhand serve in tennis history....
13:17, 05/29/2019

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wanted To Serve Goa "Till Last Breath" Manohar Parrikar, the Chief Minister of Goa and former defence minister, died at his son's home in Panajiin on Sunday evening after a long illness. He was 63....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe’s article with interest (“The infected blood inqu...
11:00, 05/12/2019

Karlovic and Lopez serve up oldest match in French Open history "Croatia\u0027s Ivo Karlovic became the first man in his 40s to compete in a Grand Slam singles match for 27 years when he beat fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez at Roland Garros on Tuesday."...
00:34, 05/29/2019

Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end of her term in 2021....
16:17, 07/19/2019

Chaos erupts as former judge Tracie Hunter is dragged off to serve 6-month sentence After the jail sentence was imposed, Hunter went limp and was pulled out of the courtroom by a deputy.        ...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Drunk Hawaiian Airlines passenger to serve 6 months, pay $172K for diverted Feb. flight Kyong Chol Kim will serve six months in jail and repay Hawaiian Airlines $172,000 after his behavior forced his February flight to turn around.       ...
15:34, 07/08/2019

Federer and Nadal renew old rivalry and serve up a contest for the ages | Jacob Steinberg Swiss justified the All England Club’s decision to make him No 2 seed as he came back from a limp second set against his old friend and rival to avenge 2008 final defeatTwo old friends played some tennis for a shade over three hours on a sunny Friday...
01:17, 07/13/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
10:34, 06/11/2019

John Thompson III’s Georgetown experience should serve him well in newly created Monumental role As the vice president of player development and engagement for Monumental Basketball, Thompson will call upon his ability to connect with young players....
05:00, 07/24/2019

American woman who helped ISIS will only serve 18 months of 4-year prison sentence A U.S. judge sentenced an American woman who pleaded guilty to helping recruit Islamic State fighters to a four-year prison term on Wednesday -- a sentence prosecutors argue is “exceedingly low” after she admitted she double-crossed prosecutors. ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury should serve as cautionary tale for athletes everywhere Game 5 of the NBA Finals will be a seminal moment for athletes everywhere: If you don’t look out for your best interests, who else will?       ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Merkel 'in good health' and ready to serve full term: chief of staff Chancellor Angela Merkel is in good health and on track to serve her full term in office through to 2021 in coalition with her Social Democrat (SPD) governing allies, her chief of staff told Reuters on Wednesday....
20:34, 07/17/2019

What happens if Austria's chancellor is voted out? Sebastian Kurz may be about to lose his position as Austria's chancellor. But even if a majority of lawmakers side against him in a no-confidence vote, that doesn't necessarily spell the end of his political career....
04:34, 05/22/2019

A$AP Rocky found guilty in Sweden assault case, fined $1,300 but will not serve jail time A Swedish court ruled Wednesday that American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.        ...
17:17, 08/14/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump's nominee Rosen to serve as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's Deputy Attorney General nominee Jeffrey Rosen, an action that now paves the way for Rosen to receive a confirmation vote by the full Senate....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Dozens of dead horses were found on a Maryland farm. The owner will serve no jail time Barbara Pilchard, the Wicomico County, Maryland woman convicted of more than 30 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty in April, has been sentenced.        ...
05:34, 05/14/2019

Trump officials 'should consider dining at home,' says co-owner of restaurant that refused to serve Sarah Sanders The co-owner of a Virginia restaurant who refused to serve then-White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the "rules are changing" when it comes to businesses or staffers expressing political opposition. ...
23:17, 07/01/2019

After A School District Said It’ll Serve Jelly Sandwiches To Students With Lunch Debt, Chobani Stepped In (CNN) – The schools in Warwick, Rhode Island, can put those sun butter and jelly sandwiches away: Someone is stepping up to pay the massive lunch debt of some of its students. That “someone” is yogurt company Chobani, which is payin...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Tenants, son slam soft-serve king accused in multimillion-dollar ticket scam Accused ice-cream “cone” artist Dimitrios Tsirkos has a freezer full of problems. The soft-serve king, whose fleet of trucks got scooped up last week after he was charged with ducking $4.5 million in parking and traffic tickets, has angered a residen...
08:00, 06/09/2019

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Austria investigating Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
02:17, 06/14/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
09:34, 05/31/2019

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
02:34, 06/14/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
22:34, 05/30/2019

How Austria’s Leader Is Imperiled by a Video He’s Not In Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work with right-wing nationalists who once were at the fringes of politics. Now that strategy has come ba...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Austria's far-right ministers quit in unison: APA All the ministers from the far-right Freedom Party, the junior member of Austria's coalition government, have stepped down, news agency APA reported on Monday....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Germans living in Europe prefer Austria, UK According to a new report, almost 200,000 Germans have moved to neighboring Austria. The biggest surprise is that the UK is the second most popular destination, despite the looming threat of Brexit....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A Turbulent History Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption....
02:51, 05/19/2019

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
21:17, 05/30/2019

Austria's Kurz says open to new government coalition with far right A new government coalition between his conservatives and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could be an option after snap elections in September, former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz said in interviews on Tuesday....
03:17, 07/31/2019

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Satirist Jan Böhmermann fires at Austria's politics Austria's public TV aired a provocative interview with German comedian Jan Böhmermann, but added that it "distances itself from his views." Reporters Without Borders sees it as a sign that press freedom is under threat....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Dovizioso wins last corner thriller in Austria "Andrea Dovizioso passed MotoGP champion Marc Marquez at the last corner to win the Austrian Grand Prix for Ducati on Sunday and trim the Spaniard\u0027s overall lead to 58 points."...
23:51, 08/12/2019

Austria goes on a law-passing spree after 'Ibizagate' scandal Austria's parliament has taken advantage of a weak caretaker government to pass long-awaited reforms. However, not everyone is happy with the speed and the cost of these news measures....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Austria's AT&S hit by smartphone, automotive demand drop Austrian printed circuit board maker AT&S said its first-quarter core profit fell 33% due to lower demand from smartphone makers and the automotive industry, knocking its shares despite an upbeat medium-term forecast....
14:17, 08/02/2019

Bottas: Mercedes miscommunication hurt last Austria GP Q3 run Valtteri Bottas felt a small miscommunication with his Mercedes Formula 1 team hindered him when rival drivers "parked" on track before their final runs in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Austria plans to keep Hahn on as its European commissioner Austrian Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein plans to nominate the current European commissioner in charge of enlargement, Johannes Hahn, as the country's member of the new commission that will be headed by Ursula von der Leyen, Bierlein said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools Law refers to ‘ideologically or religiously influenced clothing’ but Sikh and Jewish headwear not affected Austrian MPs on Wednesday approved a law aimed at banning the headscarf in primary schools, a measure proposed by the ruling right-wing governm...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz under fire for far-right coalition The resignation of Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has led German politicians to warn against political alliances with populists. Many are now demanding new elections in Austria....
18:34, 05/18/2019

Verstappen keeps Austria F1 win after Leclerc contact investigation Max Verstappen has kept his Austrian Grand Prix victory after stewards decided no further action was necessary over his contact with Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc...
21:34, 06/30/2019

Opinion: Austria's far-right show their true colors The audacity and arrogance of Austria's far-right led to their premature undoing. DW's Barbara Wesel sees the FPÖ scandal as a warning for conservatives willing to enter alliances with the far-right....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Croats gather in Austria for controversial commemoration Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters have gathered in a field in southern Austria to commemorate the massacre of pro-Nazi Croats by communists at the end of World War II....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Austria: Secret video ensnares far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has been accused of offering business deals to a woman who claimed to be Russian for helping his party in Austria's 2017 election. Two German media outlets published video footage of the meeting....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole in Austria "Charles Leclerc put Ferrari on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton second fastest for Mercedes but subject to a stewards\u0027 enquiry for alleged impeding."...
18:51, 06/29/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
23:17, 07/02/2019

Austria: Ukrainian businessman’s US extradition on hold Austrian officials say the country’s justice minister has approved the extradition to the U.S. of Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash, but his defense has filed a court application to reopen the case and he can stay in Austria for now...
13:34, 07/16/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2017 hazing death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Tim Piazza....
15:00, 05/16/2019

New York Jets fire general manager Mike Maccagnan after four seasons; Adam Gase to serve as interim GM After four years on the job, the New York Jets relieved general manager Mike Maccagnan of his duties Wednesday morning.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government Austria's president says he will appoint the head of the country's top court to lead a caretaker government until new elections in September following a video scandal that destroyed the previous government....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Austria F3: Hughes wins after Prema drivers collide on last lap Jake Hughes won the second Austria FIA Formula 3 race after on-the-road victor Robert Shwartzman was penalised for hitting fellow Ferrari Formula 1 junior Marcus Armstrong on the last lap...
12:34, 06/30/2019

Mercedes target cooling after feeling the heat in Austria Formula One champions Mercedes say they are working hard to improve their cars' cooling systems for future races after struggling with overheating at the Austrian Grand Prix at the weekend....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Italy and Austria Take the Bond Market to a Very Weird Place Ultra-long Italian debt at 2.85% is the flip-side of the same crazy coin that gave us 100-year Austrian at 1.17%. Investors are in a very weird place....
10:34, 07/10/2019

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move is the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-border transportation....
09:17, 06/21/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 in Austria migrant truck Four human traffickers were jailed for life in a Hungarian court on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway in August 2015....
10:17, 06/20/2019

How a Secret Video Felled Austria’s Wunderkind Leader Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work with right-wing nationalists who once were at the fringes of politics. Now that strategy has come ba...
17:17, 05/28/2019

F2 Austria: De Vries on pole, Renault F1 Hubert gambles for second Nyck de Vries took the fourth pole position of his Formula 2 career in Austria, while Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert used a clever strategy to land second...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Austria: photo show of Holocaust survivors vandalized again BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s president has condemned the repeated destruction of photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street. Alexander van der Bellen tweeted Monday that he was “deeply concerned” by the vandalism....
12:34, 05/28/2019

Austria’s Kurz says emails linking him to scandal are fakes BERLIN (AP) — Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says emails suggesting his involvement in a scandal involving his previous coalition partners are fakes. Kurz said Monday experts found multiple inconsistencies to confirm they weren’t gen...
15:51, 06/17/2019

Austria sets September 29 as date of next parliamentary election Austria's cabinet has set Sept. 29 as the date of the next parliamentary election, a spokesman for the head of the provisional government, Brigitte Bierlein, said on Wednesday....
09:51, 07/03/2019

Still reeling from scandal, Austria swears in provisional government Austria's new provisional government, which will act as a caretaker until an election widely expected in September, was sworn in on Monday and tasked with improving the country's image after an embarrassing political scandal....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Hamilton to be investigated for Raikkonen Austria qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton will face a stewards' investigation for allegedly impeding Kimi Raikkonen in the first part of Austrian Grand Prix qualifying...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigration cooperation Hungary's prime minister and Austria's vice chancellor have been criticized for their use of racist rhetoric. Hungary's leader said he would not support German politician Manfred Weber in the upcoming EU vote....
21:51, 05/06/2019

Hamilton: Mercedes "definitely underestimated" Ferrari Austria pace Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes "definitely underestimated" the pace of Formula 1 rival Ferrari after Charles Leclerc took pole for the Austrian Grand Prix...
01:00, 06/30/2019

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
15:51, 07/01/2019

Hamilton handed three place grid penalty in Austria "Stewards handed Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton a three place penalty for impeding in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, dropping the Mercedes driver from the front row of the grid."...
20:00, 06/29/2019

Why Verstappen escaped a punishment like Vettel's for Austria move Judging Max Verstappen's Austrian Grand Prix-winning move on Charles Leclerc alongside recent controversial Formula 1 penalties such as Sebastian Vettel's in Canada has been dismissed as comparing "apples and oranges"...
14:17, 07/01/2019

Verstappen: No point being in F1 if Austria move on Leclerc illegal Max Verstappen said drivers should "stay at home" and there is no point "being in Formula 1" if his move on Charles Leclerc to win in Austria gets punished...
21:34, 06/30/2019

Leclerc: New Ferrari F1 set-up philosophy boosted Austria pole lap Austrian Grand Prix polesitter Charles Leclerc believes a different set-up philosophy has given him a "stronger front" on his Ferrari Formula 1 car compared to previous events...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Austria's Löger in charge until interim cabinet formed Austria's finance minister Hartwig Löger has been elevated to run government business after the toppling of Sebastian Kurz. Other ministers are to stay on until an interim chancellor is picked, preceding fresh polls....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Austria's far-right FPO lose 5 points in poll after video scandal Support for Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) fell by 5 percentage points to 18 percent after longtime FPO leader Heinz-Christian Strache was caught in an apparent sting operation offering to fix state contracts, a poll showed on Monday....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigrant cooperation If the Hungarian prime minister and Austrian vice chancellor get their way, anti-migration forces will emerge as victors in the upcoming European Parliament elections....
14:17, 05/07/2019

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
18:17, 05/22/2019

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Austria's Kurz wants to fire interior minister The Latest on the video scandal that's rocked the Austrian government (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants to fire interior minister over the video scandal that's rocked the government....
21:17, 05/20/2019

Austria: woman survives abduction, convinces man to free her Austrian police say a 27-year-old woman has survived a kidnapping that included first being hit with a car by a 33-year-old man, being tied up with duct tape and then taken to a house where she was held for hours...
10:34, 07/26/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
05:17, 05/16/2019

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, offering lucrative public contracts in exchange for campaign support. The country's coalition governmen...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Marquez "like Houdini" with Austria MotoGP dominance - Crutchlow LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says his factory counterpart Marc Marquez is like "Houdini" in that he has "a trick" for every part of the Red Bull Ring circuit...
00:00, 08/11/2019

Austria Government's Breakup Is New Blow to Europe's Far-Right Movement Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dissolved the government after Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache, a prominent anti-immigration advocate, resigned after the release of a video of him offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Moscow...
04:17, 05/20/2019

Dovizioso: Manner of Austria MotoGP win will rejuvenate Ducati Andrea Dovizioso believes the manner of his victory over Marc Marquez in the last MotoGP race in Austria will rejuvenate himself and Ducati in the final part of the season...
16:17, 08/19/2019

Across the Alps by train: a feast of scenery from Switzerland to Austria After starting in London, this itinerary takes in Lake Geneva, the Austrian Tirol, and the heights of the Zugspitze in Bavaria, with stunning views all the wayA brace of fine Swiss lakes, glorious mountain views and some of Europe’s most comfortable ...
15:51, 05/04/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Austria's ex-vice chancellor sues over Ibiza video Heinz-Christian Strache has announced his is suing several people in connection with the video that ended his political career. He has denied that there is also footage of him doing drugs and committing sex acts....
18:51, 05/24/2019

Ricciardo: Wrong set-up direction behind Renault's Austria F1 woes Daniel Ricciardo thinks taking an incorrect set-up direction caused Renault's Austrian Grand Prix woes, as the Formula 1 team failed to find anything "crazy" that was wrong with its car...
17:34, 07/11/2019

Austria: Chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for new election on Saturday after a the release of a video showing his far-right Vice-Chancellor, Heinz Christian Strache discussing government contracts with an alleged Russian investor....
01:51, 05/19/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections....
01:17, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Austria eyes first ever debt sale below ECB deposit rate Austria is set to become the first euro zone country to conduct a public sale of debt below the European Central Bank's deposit rate, as monetary stimulus expectations and worries over the global economy push euro zone yields to new record lows....
13:17, 06/26/2019

Mercedes explains "painful" Austria Formula 1 cooling issues Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says it was "painful" to see Valtteri Bottas's and Lewis Hamilton's cars handicapped by cooling issues in the Austrian Grand Prix...
14:17, 07/01/2019

5 nations still committed to Iran nuclear deal to meet in Austria Iran and five countries that signed the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal have agreed to meet in Austria this weekend to discuss the agreement and try to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf region....
23:51, 07/23/2019

Austria F2: Matsushita stages late fightback to win feature race Honda Formula 1 junior Nobuharu Matsushita won the Red Bull Ring feature race for Carlin, expertly managing his tyres in a Formula 2 race dominated by high degradation...
01:00, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Austria leader to decide coalition govt’s future FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Austria is waiting for a statement from Chancellor Sebastian Kurz about the future of the country’s government after his vice chancellor and coalition partne...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Austria F1 penalty call threatened "every single principle of racing" Formula 1 would have "moved away from every single principle of racing" instead of kickstarting a more lenient policy, had Max Verstappen been punished in this year's Austrian Grand Prix...
20:17, 08/16/2019

Austria moves toward Sept. 29 election as parliament draws toward close Austria on Wednesday took a step toward setting Sept. 29 as the date of its next parliamentary election as lawmakers passed a bill ending the current legislative period in a few weeks....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Austria: ex-vice chancellor's home raided in corruption probe Heinz-Christian Strache has had his home searched. Authorities are investigating whether company appointments have been made in return for promises on gambling licenses....
00:51, 08/14/2019

I'm Sure Austria Is Really Scared by Uber's Threats to Pack Up Its Toys and Go Home Spurred on by looming unfavorable legislation and stock market disappointment, Uber is reportedly playing hardball again, this time with the entire country of Austria.Read more......
06:51, 06/19/2019

Austria's AMS aims to wrap up Osram takeover in first half of 2020 Austrian sensor specialist AMS aims to wrap up its planned takeover of German lighting group Osram in the first half next year, its chief executive said on Monday....
16:37, 08/12/2019

Slovakia delays nuclear plant expansion under pressure from Austria Amid complaints from Austria, Slovakia has decided to push back the long-awaited opening of two new nuclear reactors. Activists claim to have evidence that the reactors' safety structures are damaged and could fail....
08:51, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Austria eyes first ever debt sale below ECB deposit rate Austria is set to become the first ever euro zone country to conduct a public sale of debt below the European Central Bank's deposit rate, as monetary stimulus expectations and worries over the global economy push euro zone yields to new record lows....
12:17, 06/26/2019

US routs France, Russia shuts out Austria at hockey worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — The United States rebounded from an upset loss to Slovakia in the opening game at the ice hockey world championship by routing France 7-1 on Sunday. After losing 4-1 to the host, the U.S. was not ready for another upset. Alex ...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Trial of strength at 2,000 meters altitude: Celtic wrestling in Austria Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain in a traditional martial arts contest - the Hundstoa, or Jakobi Ranggeln....
04:51, 07/30/2019

Austria to hold snap polls in September after corruption sting Austria is set to hold fresh elections in September following the collapse of the ruling coalition. Sebastian Kurz said he could no longer work with the FPÖ after a corruption scandal ensnared his vice chancellor....
16:17, 05/19/2019

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van der Bellen that early elections would be held in September....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Austria: 3 women found dead in Vienna apparently starved BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say that a woman and her two daughters who were found dead at their Vienna apartment earlier this week appear to have starved to death. The bodies of the 45-year-old mother and her daughters, both aged 18, were found in ...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany have come to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Austria's Kurz hopes to sidestep scandal to stay in power Even though he brought the far right into power, Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hopes voters will see him as having put his country first by sticking by his coalition partners despite their history of scandals, and then ditching them....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already facing a no-confidence vote and may not survive next week....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Motor racing: Austria an eye-opener for Leclerc in duel with Verstappen Even if he insisted revenge was not on his mind, Charles Leclerc gave Max Verstappen a taste of his own medicine in another thrilling duel between the talented 21-year-olds at the British Grand Prix on Sunday....
23:34, 07/14/2019

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Loses No-Confidence Showdown Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Monday lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, removing him and his cabinet from office over a corruption scandal that brought has down his coalition......
04:34, 05/28/2019

Freedom party will 'likely' support no-confidence vote against Austria's Kurz: APA Austria's Freedom party will probably support a no-confidence vote scheduled for Monday against Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, news agency APA said on Monday....
11:17, 05/27/2019

Austria prepares for fresh elections after Ibiza video scandal Footage appeared to show far-right vice-chancellor promise contracts in exchange for campaign supportAustria is bracing itself for fresh elections in September after a tumultuous weekend saw the country’s conservative-nationalist coalition government...
20:51, 05/19/2019

Hirscher future remains in doubt despite being named in Austria squad "The future of defending Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher remains in doubt despite being named in Austria’s squad for the 2019/20 season."...
02:17, 05/29/2019

Austria's Kurz faces ax as far-right opts to back no-confidence motion Austria's parliament appeared all but certain to sack Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Monday after lawmakers from the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) agreed to support a motion of no-confidence in his caretaker government....
12:34, 05/27/2019

Robust Leclerc still 'sore' after Austria Formula 1 clash - Verstappen Max Verstappen reckons Charles Leclerc was so robust with his defensive driving in the British Grand Prix because he was 'still sore' over their clash in Austria...
18:34, 07/15/2019

Austria's coalition govt collapses over scandalous Ibiza video Austria's government has collapsed following the release of a video that shows the leader of the junior coalition party negotiating deals with the purported niece of a Russian oligarch. ...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
13:34, 05/23/2019

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
16:51, 08/16/2019

'Game of Thrones' star Nathalie Emmanuel says the reaction to Missandei's death can serve as a diversity lesson for casting future shows HBO Actress Nathalie Emmanuel, who played Missandei on "Game of Thrones," recently spoke to Entertainment Tonight about how many viewers had such strong reactions to Missandei's death. The reaction was especially strong because Missandei was the on...
22:51, 08/01/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an online cow-kissing challenge, calling it a dangerous nuisance.A Swiss app called Castl launched the KuhKu...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Austria's Kurz seeks to oust far-right interior minister before early election Austria's two ruling parties agitated to end their coalition on Monday, with the chancellor seeking to oust the interior minister and his far-right coalition partner threatening to quit the teetering government if he does....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Austria far-right leader ramps up anti-immigration rhetoric before European elections The head of Austrian junior coalition partner and far-right Freedom (FPO) party pledged on Sunday to fight "creeping Islamisation", doubling down on his anti-immigration stance ahead of European elections on May 23....
15:51, 05/05/2019

Austria video 'a trap' to sour relations with Moscow, Russian media say Austria's far-right vice chancellor, who quit after apparent dodgy dealings with a bogus Russian investor, was "a promising politician," said one Russian newspaper. Another hit out at the West's "blame Russia" rhetoric....
19:17, 05/19/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls for snap elections after corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Kurz has requested new elections after a corruption scandal brought down his vice chancellor. Footage showed the far-right deputy allegedly offering contracts to a supposed Russian investor....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Wolff: Leclerc starting on softs in Austria Formula 1 race "risky" Austrian Grand Prix poleman Charles Leclerc and his Ferrari Formula 1 team have picked a "risky" strategy for Sunday's race, reckons Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff...
12:34, 06/30/2019

From gas in Russia to China-bound plastics, Austria's OMV shifts focus for growth After years of largely banking on low-cost Russia for growth, OMV is shifting attention towards the Middle East as its chemist chief executive chases his vision of making the Austrian oil and gas group a major supplier of plastics....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Austria's Kurz says email hoax tried to link him to Ibiza video scandal Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said on Monday that an email hoax had attempted to implicate him in a video sting scandal that felled the leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) and blew up their coalition government....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Crutchlow distracted by suspected Miller Austria MotoGP jump-start Cal Crutchlow says a suspected jump-start from Jack Miller prompted his poor launch in MotoGP's Red Bull Ring race, which ultimately led to the LCR Honda rider's early race-ending collision...
00:51, 08/14/2019

Austria’s Parliament Ousts Chancellor Sebastian Kurz With No-Confidence Vote (BERLIN) — The Austrian parliament has voted to oust Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his ministers, paving the way for a caretaker government before a new election in which the young leader and his party could emerge strengthened. Parliament need...
18:34, 05/27/2019

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
19:00, 07/02/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as committed to fighting “population exchange,” a term associated with and used by the extreme right....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote, right after EU poll success The government of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to face a vote of no confidence amid a scandal surrounding his far-right coalition partners. The main opposition party has urged its members to support the motion....
10:34, 05/27/2019

Austria's President calls for early elections after vice chancellor resigns Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state contracts to an alleged Russian investor....
00:51, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Austria vice chancellor quits amid video scandal The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential...
14:17, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with a far-right party....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situation may now be out of his control....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Defying Macron, Austria's Kurz says ax European Parliament's Strasbourg site Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month, as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the European Union....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Kremlin denies Russian involvement in Austria's Freedom Party scandal The Kremlin said on Monday that Russia was in no way involved in a political scandal in Austria after the country's vice-chancellor was shown on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Austria debates bike trailers for children after fatal road accident The debate on traffic safety broke out after two children died when a car hit the bike trailer they were riding in. The far-right is mulling a ban, while others say more limits are needed for cars — not for bicycles....
23:51, 08/07/2019

MotoGP leader Marquez takes record 59th pole in Austria "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez celebrated a record 59th MotoGP pole position at the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday to overtake retired Australian Mick Doohan in the all-time lists."...
21:34, 08/10/2019

Austria far right leader quits after video corruption sting; snap election possible Austria appeared headed for a snap election on Saturday after its far right party leader quit as the government's number two, over video showing him discussing state contracts in return for favors from a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Austria's Kurz pulls plug on coalition, calls for snap election Conservative Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on Saturday on his coalition with the far-right Freedom Party after a damaging video prompted its leader to step down as vice chancellor....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Amazing destinations with no tourists Some of the world's least-visited countries and territories have some of the best things travelers want: culture, history, gorgeous scenery. All that's missing? Hordes of tourists....
16:17, 05/09/2019

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
22:17, 07/24/2019

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Charles Leclerc powers to Austria pole as Lewis Hamilton hit by grid penalty • Hamilton drops from second to fifth after impeding Räikkönen• Vettel misses Q3 with mechanical problem and starts ninthFor Charles Leclerc, pole at the Austrian Grand was an emphatic and clearcut statement of confidence and intent from the 21-year ...
20:00, 06/29/2019

F2 Austria: Sette Camara wins sprint, Schumacher charge falls short McLaren Formula 1 junior Sergio Sette Camara took his first Formula 2 win since 2017 in the Austrian sprint race, as Mick Schumacher narrowly missed a podium despite starting 18th...
12:34, 06/30/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
20:51, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Austria’s crisis is a lesson for Europe: far-right parties are unfit to govern | Julia Ebner Caught out in a scandal, the Freedom party is playing the victim and dangerously undermining trust in democracyIt is hard to shock the population of a country where racism and corruption have become so normalised that they are considered business as ...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Austria will have early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far-right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key European elections....
18:17, 05/19/2019

Made in Chelsea sisters Lucy and Tiffany Watson anger Opera star with plans to serve alcohol at vegan restaurant on Sunday mornings Two Made In Chelsea sisters have enraged one of Britain's most distinguished opera stars with plans to serve alcohol on Sunday mornings at their vegan restaurant....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
00:17, 06/07/2019

Here There Be Dragons. But Can They Survive an Invasion of Tourists? Barring tourists from the giant lizards’ island lair may save them, but the moratorium could doom residents, who will have to leave, too. If they refuse? “It’s their own fault if the Komodo eat them.”...
23:17, 08/12/2019

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
00:51, 07/30/2019

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with double-digit increases,” said Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson. “Tourists in 20...
11:51, 08/14/2019

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditio...
16:34, 06/04/2019

Pence lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery: ‘Their duty was to serve. Our duty is to remember’ Vice President Mike Pence on Monday marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery and honoring fallen United States military service members, saying “this is the day that makes possible all other American days.” ...
21:34, 05/27/2019

In bid to stop teen execution, Austria moves to shut Saudi-founded faith center Austria's government plans to shut down a Saudi Arabian-founded center for religious dialogue in Vienna in an attempt to prevent the execution of teenager Murtaja Qureiris....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S. VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Austria’s president recommends September election after vice chancellor resigns over video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video scandal led to the resignation of the vice chancellor....
15:17, 05/19/2019

Austria’s Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, Resigns After Video Sting Is Revealed A video secretly filmed before the 2017 elections showed him promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch and plotting to do away with press freedom....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Easy Snack Recipe: Serve Your Guests This Delicious And Easy-To-Make Paneer Mini Pizza This is a pizza-like crostini that you can easily make at home with easy-to-fetch ingredients. You can use your regular bread as the base or get mini pita breads in round shape from the market....
19:17, 08/08/2019

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-d...
17:00, 06/16/2019

Two U.S. tourists arrested in killing of Italian policeman Two U.S. teens were arrested Saturday in Italy after confessing to involvement in the stabbing death of a policeman investigating a theft, Italian police said....
05:51, 07/28/2019

Tourists shot dead at French gas station At least three people were killed when young shooters opened fired at a gas station in southern France. The mayor of Ollioules urged parents to watch their children, saying "delinquency" was at the root of the problem....
08:51, 07/29/2019

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
03:00, 05/30/2019

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
03:00, 06/08/2019

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
14:00, 07/03/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat....
19:17, 06/05/2019

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
23:34, 06/05/2019

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
18:17, 07/03/2019

Nothing to see here: Popular European destinations try to keep tourists in check Cities and towns across the continent say they are feeling overwhelmed as they are confronted with an influx of visitors that has exploded beyond what they can handle....
04:34, 08/11/2019

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
15:34, 07/03/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular tourist areas....
20:34, 05/13/2019

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail b...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
05:51, 06/19/2019

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
19:51, 07/15/2019

Cuba still welcoming tourists despite Trump restrictions The Trump administration is intently focused on scaling back tourism to the island, but Cuba is doubling down on tourism efforts.        ...
14:34, 05/20/2019

Yikes! Destinations where tourists outnumber locals Most people don’t like it when their favorite vacation spot suddenly "gets discovered" and overnight turns into just another crowded beach.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

This Town Of 800 People Gets 1 Million Tourists A Year Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps is a town so beautiful, people can't stay away. The World Heritage Site with a population of 800 receives around 1 million tourists a year....
01:51, 08/02/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
14:34, 05/07/2019

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
21:34, 06/21/2019

Toxic seaweed a menace to Caribbean tourists Tourists to the Caribbean may not realize that a brown drifting seaweed that's been piling up on beaches in recent years is dangerous, researchers say....
20:34, 07/26/2019

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
11:17, 06/12/2019

Austria’s Government on Verge of Collapse Over Video Scandal Involving Purported Niece of Russian Tycoon (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday he is seeking the removal of the country’s interior minister over a video scandal that has rocked the Alpine nation in recent days. The move, which must be approved by Austria̵...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz: Time to replace EU's Lisbon Treaty to cope with migration, Brexit, debt The chancellor of Austria has said the 2007 Lisbon Treaty is no longer fit for its purpose and needs some rejigging. One of his demands will not go down well in France....
00:00, 05/04/2019

'Outrageous': Convicted criminals serve as Alaskan police amid public safety crisis, investigation finds Dozens of police officers with criminal records have worked in Alaska, despite state law that should have disqualified them, an investigation finds.        ...
10:00, 07/22/2019

US tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, and her husband, Roy Perez, 38, were vacationing with their 15-year-old d...
13:17, 08/07/2019

Two French tourists rescued from militants in Burkina Faso Two French tourists rescued from militants who held them hostage in the African nation of Burkina Faso thanked the soldiers who “lost their lives to free us from this hell.” “All our thoughts go out to the families of the soldiers and to the so...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least five people sustained minor injuries....
23:00, 06/02/2019

Bison Gets Irritated By Tourists, Tosses Child Into Oblivion Look, if you’re going to hunt bison to the brink of extinction, you can’t be surprised when one of them takes an opportunity for revenge. The creature would’ve garnered more sympathy if it had picked on one of the larger tourists, though....
22:00, 07/24/2019

Honduras plane crash: four Canadians among five tourists killed Authorities couldn’t immediately confirm nationality of fifth victim in accident off island of RoatánFive foreign tourists, four of them Canadians, died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after takin...
04:34, 05/19/2019

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
10:51, 07/05/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
16:34, 05/19/2019

Missing Canada teens now suspects in murder of tourists The two teenage boys who were first categorized as missing in northern Canada are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist and his American girlfriend, as well as an unidentified man whose body was found near the boys' abandoned flaming ca...
23:17, 07/23/2019

Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists. Park officials say the bison rushed the group Monday after...
02:51, 07/25/2019

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
10:51, 07/12/2019

2 19-year-old US tourists confess to killing Italian cop: report Two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed to killing an Italian policeman in central Rome early Friday, according to reports. Carabinieri paramilitary officer Mario Cerciello Rega was stabbed eight times about 3 a.m. while investigating a repo...
23:17, 07/27/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Two U.S. tourists arrested in killing of Italian police officer Italian police said they arrested two U.S. teens Saturday after they confessed to involvement in the stabbing death of a police officer investigating a theft....
20:51, 07/28/2019

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
08:17, 07/10/2019

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
20:34, 07/11/2019

‘Chernobyl’ miniseries sends curious tourists to Lithuania An HBO miniseries featuring Soviet-era nuclear nightmares has sparked global interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and increased atomic tourism in Lithuania...
13:17, 07/30/2019

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
13:51, 07/31/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreigners including the pilot died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Atlantic coast of Honduras, local authorities said....
06:00, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Seoul says tourists did not wear life jackets BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 7:50 a.m. South Korean Foreign Ministry says South Korean tourists in the deadly boat collision in Budapest w...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Japan's Noodle Slurping Noises Disturb Tourists, It Seems When I first moved to Japan at the turn of the century, I was told that noodle lovers need not fret about making slurping sounds while eating. Among some, that attitude is changing. There is now concern over “noodle harassment.”...
15:34, 05/06/2019

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt's Giza pyramids, a doctor at the hospital where they are being treated told CNN....
03:17, 05/20/2019

2 U.S. tourists confess to murder of Italian policeman: officials Italian police said Saturday that two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed in the fatal stabbing of an Italian paramilitary policeman who was investigating the theft of a bag....
23:51, 07/27/2019

Tourists In Kyoto Are Making Geisha's Lives Difficult If you are visiting Kyoto, you probably want to take lots and lots of photos. But when you do, there are some things to keep in mind, especially when you see geisha....
13:17, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Man accused of killing tourists appears in court WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on two German tourists who were killed in a car crash in Washington state (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Authorities say a man accused of fatally running over two German tourists at a southwest Washington swimming hol...
00:34, 06/27/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
02:17, 06/17/2019

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
08:17, 06/21/2019

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
02:34, 06/15/2019

2 French tourists go missing in Benin near Burkina Faso Authorities in the West African nation of Benin say that two French tourists are feared to have been kidnapped in a wildlife park near the border with Burkina Faso....
16:17, 05/05/2019

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia....
08:34, 06/10/2019

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
23:00, 06/05/2019

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
03:00, 06/21/2019

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
01:17, 06/24/2019

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
23:34, 06/10/2019

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
20:34, 06/14/2019

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

US tourists confess to fatal stabbing of Italian police officer The 19-year-old suspects confessed after they were arrested for alleged murder and attempted extortion. Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had vowed that those responsible "will pay in full."...
14:51, 07/27/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
19:34, 06/23/2019

Rome has had enough of travelers' debauchery, cracking down on rowdy tourists The mayor of Rome on Friday ushered in a permanent get-tough approach on boorish behavior by tourists and those Romans who exploit them.       ...
17:17, 06/10/2019

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific c...
02:51, 06/11/2019

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
03:00, 07/23/2019

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Roadside bomb injures tourists near Giza pyramids, officials say Egyptian officials say bomb hit tourist bus near Cairo site, wounding at least 16 peopleEgyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza pyramids.They say the blast on Sunday wounded at least 16 people, including tourists. C...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
19:00, 07/20/2019

Defectors call for tourists to steer clear of North Korea Critics say Pyongyang only wants to indoctrinate visitors and take their hard cash, but travel firms argue that enabling North Koreans to interact with foreign tourists opens their eyes to the world beyond their borders....
12:34, 06/24/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
21:34, 06/16/2019

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
17:34, 06/12/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
04:34, 06/12/2019

Tourists flock to Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘pedophile island’ in the Caribbean Tourists have been flocking to Jeffrey Epstein’s so-called “Pedophile Island” in the Caribbean — in the wake of the wealthy financier’s apparent suicide behind bars. Little St. James Island, regarded by the feds as Epstein’s primary residence i...
17:51, 08/15/2019

Two French tourists and park guide missing in northern Benin Two French tourists and their guide have been missing for the last two days after going on a game drive in Pendjari National Park in northern Benin, near the border with Burkina Faso, the company that manages the park said on Friday....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Missing Canada Teens Now Suspects In Murder Of Tourists, Unidentified Man Two teenagers, first categorized as missing in Canada, are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist, his American girlfriend and an unidentified man whose body was found near the teens'......
11:00, 07/25/2019

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Two more tourists suffered mystery illnesses on Dominican Republic trips More mysterious illnesses are coming out of the Dominican Republic, including a Canadian woman who was “poisoned” by a strange odor in her hotel room that sent her into a terrifying fit of spasms, a report says. Tina Hammell of Ontario sa...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Authorities identify 3 tourists found dead in Alaska lake Authorities have identified the three tourists found dead in the frigid waters of an Alaska lake this week — as officials said falling ice may have ejected them from their canoe. The bodies of a German couple, Dr. Albercht Paul Thomas Schroder-Schroe...
19:51, 08/02/2019

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scru...
21:51, 07/02/2019

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
19:17, 06/07/2019

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
18:00, 06/07/2019

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
15:17, 05/30/2019

25 Lakh Tourists Visited India In 2018 Availing E-Visa India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visas last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to 21, an official said Sunday....
21:17, 05/05/2019

50 Years On, Manson Murders Grip Tourists - And Quentin Tarantino As a tour guide specializing in notorious Hollywood deaths, Scott Michaels is well aware of America's morbid fascination with the dark side of Tinseltown....
01:51, 08/09/2019

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles ...
22:51, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
20:51, 06/04/2019

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
21:17, 07/02/2019

Tourists face €250 fines for sitting on Spanish Steps in Rome Police patrol 18th-century marble steps, blowing whistles at visitors sitting downThe authorities in Rome have been accused of applying “fascist-style” measures after police began shooing resting tourists away from the staircase of the famous Spanish...
19:51, 08/07/2019

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that...
23:00, 06/07/2019

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
23:17, 06/07/2019

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
09:34, 06/08/2019

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
07:34, 06/08/2019

Benin guide for missing French tourists found dead A local guide for two French tourists who went missing on safari in Benin last week has been found shot dead and their car burned out, a local official and a regional security source said....
15:51, 05/05/2019

A hellish heat wave has arrived in Europe, just in time for tourists Parts of France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have seen temperatures soar into the 90s and even past 100 degrees Fahrenheit — at least 20 to 30 degrees above normal....
19:34, 06/27/2019

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
03:17, 05/29/2019

Three tourists found dead in frigid waters of Alaskan lake Three tourists were found dead on Tuesday in a boating accident in the glacial waters of an Alaskan lake, famous for its spectacular views, police said....
19:51, 07/31/2019

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
11:51, 05/28/2019

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
10:34, 07/08/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
22:17, 08/15/2019

Glacier National Park tourists asked to log where animals are crossing the highway Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road.       ...
20:51, 07/23/2019

Shooting Scare Creates Panic Among Tourists At Times Square In New York Women fell, babies got injured and scores of people were left shaken to their core as a scare of yet another mass shooting hit tourists at the crowded Times Square in New York....
08:51, 08/07/2019

Plague-ridden prairie dogs pose danger to Colorado tourists Officials at a Colorado wildlife refuge are cautiously moving forward with a plan to reopen parts of their facility this week in the wake of a plague outbreak amongst prairie dogs in the area. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge was s...
21:51, 08/19/2019

Tourists descend on Charles Manson murder scene after Tarantino flick The scene of the Manson murders has found new life as a tourist attraction. With the release of Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” a new generation of gawkers has swarmed Cielo Drive, where the notorious Ma...
17:17, 08/03/2019

No Tickets, Tourists Rush To Srinagar Airport After 'Leave Valley' Order Hundreds of tourists and Amarnath pilgrims are looking to leave the Kashmir Valley after the government on Friday asked Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists to "immediately" cut short their stay and......
08:51, 08/03/2019

Cyclone Fani: Special Train For Tourists In Odisha After Trains Cancelled As cyclone storm "Fani" inches closer towards mainland, evacuation has begun in full swing. Indian Railways have today announced a special train to aid evacuation of standard tourists from Puri to......
09:51, 05/02/2019

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Puerto Rico doesn’t want political unrest to deter tourists from its beaches Puerto Rico doesn’t want political turmoil to deter tourists from its picturesque beaches. Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s tourism agency, has tried to allay fears that vacations may be ruined by recent protests over Gov. Ricardo Rosse...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Airbnbeware: Amsterdam tourists got a dirty shipping container instead of €134 ‘clean home’ Airbnb is notoriously disruptive; whether it’s revolutionizing the hotel industry, causing housing shortages, or unveiling humans’ endless capacity for greed — which has hit an all time low now in Amsterdam. Ben Speller showed up to Amsterdam to see ...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a......
02:17, 08/09/2019

Cyclone Fani: 223 Trains Cancelled, Special Service For Stranded Tourists As many as 223 trains along the Odisha coastline in the Kolkata-Chennai route have been cancelled in view of Cyclone Fani which is likely to hit the eastern state by May 3, Railways said Thursday....
03:34, 05/03/2019

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
22:34, 07/02/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
10:51, 07/12/2019

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
03:00, 06/12/2019

Parched tourists seek gelato and shade in sweltering Paris and Rome Tourists in Rome and Paris scaled back their sightseeing in sweltering temperatures on Tuesday, dousing themselves at fountains and cooling down with ice cream as a heatwave continued in continental Europe....
22:34, 06/25/2019

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 milli...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
17:00, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex nearly a week ago, Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances directly to Beijing. ...
12:34, 07/07/2019

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
01:00, 05/31/2019

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
00:17, 07/06/2019

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Rome codifies edicts aimed at messy tourists, rude Romans ROME (AP) — Tired of ad hoc bans on ill behavior by tourists, Rome has converted its temporary crackdowns into one big law. The city announced Friday that the city council had a day earlier approved the all-encompassing law. Most bans, like frolickin...
18:34, 06/07/2019

BREAKING: One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
21:51, 07/03/2019

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Austrian, German tourists fined in Italy for hammock, coffee incidents Italy has been clamping down on anti-social or unwanted behavior in its tourist centers. In Trieste it involved a hammock, in Venice a camping stove and a cup of coffee by the ancient Rialto bridge....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
04:34, 07/14/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
20:51, 05/19/2019

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show 'respect' at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Belarus that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
12:51, 06/12/2019

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
09:51, 06/14/2019

5 tourists, including Americans, killed when plane crashes into sea after takeoff in Honduras Five people, including four Americans, were killed when a small plane crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from an airport in Honduras on Saturday, according to officials....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
14:00, 07/18/2019

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three men who killed Scandinavian women hiking in High Atlas face death sentence A Moroccan court has condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women who were beheaded while on a hiking trip in the Hig...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Michael Cohen will serve his prison sentence at one of America's '10 cushiest prisons' President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is set to begin serving his three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations.        ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

London pub bosses apologise 'after staff told woman with multiple sclerosis they don't serve disableds' Bosses of a Bloomsbury pub have been forced to apologise after member of staff allegedly told woman with multiple sclerosis that "we don't serve disableds"....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
19:51, 06/21/2019

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Watch Your Step: Tourists Sitting on Rome’s Spanish Steps Now Face a $450 Fine (ROME) — The Spanish Steps in Rome are no longer a place for sitting. Implementing an ordinance that came into effect a month ago, police officers are working Wednesday to tell seated Italians and tourists to get up from one of the Eternal City...
17:51, 08/07/2019

Texas tourists drown in Turks and Caicos after getting caught in fast-moving tide A vacation to paradise in the Turks and Caicos Islands morphed into tragedy on Monday when three tourists from Texas, including a married couple, drowned after getting caught in a fast-moving tide, authorities and locals said. ...
14:51, 08/07/2019

Albanian PM slams restaurateur after viral video of him punching windshield of Spanish tourists An Albanian restaurant owner was heavily criticized by the country's prime minister as a “barbarian” after a shocking video purportedly showed him clinging to a car and punching through its windshield following a dispute with a group of Spanish touri...
23:34, 08/20/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
19:00, 06/12/2019

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
12:17, 06/08/2019

Traveller24.com | WATCH | Ghana draws African-American tourists with 'Year of Return' US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic to America....
23:00, 08/22/2019

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water An Instagram-famous couple from the Czech Republic has been blasted for their “disgusting” actions with holy water at an ancient temple in Bali after the offensive spectacle was caught on camera. Though the tourists have since apologized, claiming th...
11:51, 08/14/2019

French tourists face six years in jail over claims they stole Sardinia sand Couple in hot water as Italian authorities get tough on issue blighting island for yearsA pair of French tourists could face up to six years in jail after allegedly stealing 40kg (6st 3lbs) of sand from one of Sardinia’s pristine beaches.Border polic...
22:51, 08/19/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone churns towards Indian northeast coast India has evacuated more than 200,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Campaigners are urging tourists to boycott Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female used in a festival were circulated online....
14:51, 08/16/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
05:17, 06/12/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone menaces India's east coast India has evacuated more than 300,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
09:17, 07/03/2019

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
02:17, 05/30/2019

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
12:17, 05/30/2019

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
19:17, 08/02/2019

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
21:34, 07/11/2019

Watch a gigantic bison fling a 9-year-old girl through the air after annoying tourists won’t leave it alone Tourists visiting Yellowstone National Park get to see a lot of wonderful things, not least of which is a variety of wildlife that is, by its very nature, wild. A group of obnoxious tourists found that out the hard way earlier this week when loiterin...
22:34, 07/25/2019

Double whale breach off Australia coast thrills tourists 'within meters' of scene A group of whale watchers off Australia’s Gold Coast captured incredible video of two of the sea creatures “double breaching” within feet of their boat....
18:34, 07/16/2019

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high ...
23:51, 07/03/2019

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
06:17, 05/30/2019

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
15:17, 07/09/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Venice kicks out, issues $1,000 fine to German tourists for making coffee on bridge steps The city of Venice issued a $1,000 fine to two German travelers after they were discovered trying to make coffee.       ...
00:51, 07/23/2019

Hundreds attend wake of Italian police officer allegedly killed by two American tourists Friends, family and a grieving community gathered at a church in Rome Sunday to pay last respects to a fallen officer who was allegedly stabbed to death by two young Americans....
22:17, 07/28/2019

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
21:51, 06/22/2019

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Terrifying moment tourists jump into shark-infested waters after boat catches fire DIVING into shark-infested waters after your boat has burst into flames is the stuff of nightmares – but that’s exactly what happened to a group of tourists....
01:51, 08/03/2019

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Missing Canadian teenagers Kam McLeod and Bryer Schegelsky named as suspects in murder of two young tourists Two teenagers first thought to be missing have now been named by Canadian police as suspects in the murder of two young tourists and the death of a third unidentified man in British Columbia....
10:00, 07/24/2019

As Tensions Increase, Tourists Who Have Visited North Korea No Longer Qualify For Visa-Free Entry To U.S. Travelers who have visited North Korea at any point since March 1, 2011 no longer qualify for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The change in policy comes amid increasing tensions with North Korea over nucl...
02:17, 08/07/2019

Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids....
15:17, 05/19/2019

Tributes to young tourists murdered in Canada as police say their deaths could be linked to search for missing teenagers Tributes have been paid to a young couple who were murdered while travelling through Canada after police said their deaths could be linked to the search for two missing teenagers....
14:34, 07/23/2019

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
13:17, 05/30/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists....
07:17, 05/14/2019

South Korean tourists were not wearing life jackets in fatal boat collision that left 7 dead, 21 missing: officials South Korea’s Foreign Ministry office said Friday that none of the passengers involved in the deadly sightseeing boat accident in Hungary that left at least seven dead were wearing life jackets when their boat capsized....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest ....
18:51, 06/03/2019

Outrage after swordfish 'stoned to death' by tourists on Greek beach Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for tourists who were filmed throwing stones at a swordfish which later died to be punished....
07:34, 07/17/2019

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.        ...
20:34, 06/10/2019

Number of South Korean tourists to Japan down 7.6% year-on-year in July amid trade row The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan fell in July, government data showed on Wednesday, the latest evidence of frayed ties between the Asian countries amid an escalating trade dispute....
09:34, 08/21/2019

Tributes pour in for British tourists who plunged to death 'while taking selfie' on beach in Spain This is the first photo of two British holidaymakers who died after they plunged off a cliff while reportedly taking a selfie on Spain's Costa Blanca....
15:17, 07/05/2019

American tourists, 19, 'confess' to stabbing police officer to death in Italy after drug deal gone wrong Two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed to fatally stabbing a paramilitary policeman who was investigating the theft of a bag with a cellphone, police in Italy have said....
01:51, 07/28/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Department-Store Woes Catch Up to Kohl's Kohl’s reported its third consecutive decline in quarterly sales, though it said business improved toward the end of the period and it maintained its guidance for the year....
19:00, 08/20/2019

Jets appear ready to break sad game-changing trend It is only the preseason, so you can’t overreact, but the Jets have shown a nice trend in their first two games. Sam Darnold and Co. have marched down the field and scored a touchdown on each of their opening drives against the Giants and Falcons. No...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Right to bare boobs: Topless advocates take battle to Supreme Court A group of women are taking their mission to “free the nipple” all the way to the US Supreme Court, a report said. The trio of New Hampshire women are asking the nation’s highest court to strike down a ban on women appearing topless...
04:00, 08/21/2019

'No threat': LSU returns to normal after reporting possible 'armed intruder' on campus A possible 'armed intruder' was reported on the campus of Louisiana State University, and the school tweeted a warning to "run, hide or fight."        ...
05:34, 08/21/2019

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown US e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crackdown on the vaping company, including in New York. Juul — 35% owned by Marlboro maker Altria Group...
10:34, 08/21/2019

Oklahoma QB Hurts barely edges out Mordecai, Rattler for job Jalen Hurts' rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn't a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama....
13:34, 08/21/2019

The age of comfort TV: why people are secretly watching Friends and The Office on a loop We are in an era of ‘prestige television’, with unprecedented choice and quality. So why are so many of us streaming endless reruns of 90s sitcoms?In the opening episode of Netflix’s animated Hollywood satire BoJack Horseman, the eponymous steed give...
14:00, 08/21/2019

iPhone 11 to Be Bundled With Fast Charging USB Type-C Charger: Report iPhone 11 will come bundled with a USB Type-C charger and a USB Type-C to Lightning cable, according to charging peripherals-focussed website ChargerLab....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook Confirms Hiring Journalists to Curate Its News Tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed plans for a News Tab that will be edited by seasoned journalists, in a departure from its longstanding practice of letting algorithms dictate a user's experience....
16:00, 08/21/2019

| Italy PM Conte to offer resignation Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will tender his resignation at the end of a Senate debate on his government prompted by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
16:34, 08/21/2019

Donald Trump accused of anti-Semitism after branding Jewish Democrat voters 'disloyal' Donald Trump has been accused of anti-Semitism after claiming that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."...
19:00, 08/21/2019

'Not seen anything like this': Stumbling panthers may have been poisoned. It's stumping Florida officials Both cat species have been observed walking with a strange gait and may be suffering from some type of poisoning, Florida wildlife officials said.        ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

School officials laughed as they colored in black student's hair with marker, lawsuit says Three administrators at Berry Miller Junior High told the Texas student that his hair violated dress code policy. The teen's parents are suing them.        ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the C...
20:00, 08/21/2019

G7 or G5? Trump and Johnson add unpredictability to French summit Brexit Britain's overtures to U.S. President Donald Trump risk further complicating the search for common ground this weekend at a Group of Seven summit already clouded by transatlantic rifts over trade, Iran and climate change....
21:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. farmers, lawmakers dial up pressure on Trump over biofuel policy The agriculture and biofuel industries and their allies in the U.S. Congress ramped up pressure on the Trump administration on Wednesday over the relief he has given oil refiners from rules requiring use of biofuels....
23:00, 08/21/2019

How Venezuela’s Political Crisis Is Pushing Women Into ‘Forced Motherhood’ (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic in the impoverished Caucaguita neighborhood armed with one of Venezuela’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy. In a country where...
01:34, 08/22/2019

‘Stranger Things’ fans flock to grocery store from famous ‘Eggo’ scene Fans like to re-create the Eggo scene onsite, and some even ask the store's manager to play the baffled employee and chase them out of the store. He usually obliges....
04:00, 08/22/2019

Volvo S60 gains 385bhp plug-in hybrid option in UK Executive saloon is now available in PHEV form, while prices have been increased at the bottom of the line-up Volvo has extended its S60 line-up in the UK with the addition of a 385bhp plug-in hybrid option and raised the prices of cheaper models. T...
06:00, 08/22/2019

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturda...
09:34, 08/22/2019