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'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1

VIENNA (Reuters) - 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.

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Austria investigating bugging, break-in at far-right leader's office

VIENNA (Reuters) - The office of Austrian far-right leader and vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache was broken into this week, shortly after bugging devices were discovered there, and a criminal inquiry has been launched, prosecutors said on Thursday.

World

Austrian presidential polls to rattle centrists, buoy right wing

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian voters look set to shake the foundations of the centrist coalition government in a presidential election on Sunday and may give yet another boost to the anti-Islam Freedom Party as Europe's migrant crisis rumbles on.

Education

Spanish riding school turns 450

AS masters of the Lipizzaners, the world’s most distinguished horse breed, the Spanish Riding School in Vienna celebrated its 450th anniversary with gala performances and a glittering summer ball last weekend.

Travel

Avalon Waterways’ river cruise along the Danube

An amazing river cruise on an Avalon Waterways ship, the Avalon Vista, along the Danube from Passau, Germany, to Vienna, Austria.

Europe

Vienna’s Ringstrasse has a significant anniversary

‘World’s most beautiful boulevard’ in Austria turns 150 and celebrations are in store.

SME

Viennese charm: Historic city offers more than just art and culture

Mind Your Money: By Chermaine Poo.

World

Protesters arrested at right-wing party's Vienna ball

VIENNA (Reuters) - Several protesters were arrested during violent demonstrations against an annual ball in Vienna's imperial Hofburg palace that traditionally draws right-wing figures, Austrian police said on Friday.

World

Protest wave against new Austrian government rises

VIENNA (Reuters) - A wave of protests against Austria's new government escalated as tens of thousands of civil servants demonstrated in Vienna on Wednesday for better pay and an end to a hiring freeze.