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Austria: Country in Central Europe
Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a country in the southern part of Central Europe. It is a federation of nine states, one of which is the capital Vienna, the largest city and state by population. The country is bordered by Germany to the northwest, the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. It occupies a landlocked area of 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi) and has a population of roughly 9 million people.

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How a new label is reviving the timber industry in the French Alps [Video]

How a new label is reviving the timber industry in the French Alps

With its spruce, larch and cedar, the Alps region is one of the most wooded in France. Fourteen years ago, the local timber sector decided to pull together and face up to more competitive offers from..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:00Published
Can EU countries introduce border checks between each other? This is what the ECJ says [Video]

Can EU countries introduce border checks between each other? This is what the ECJ says

The ECJ has issued a ruling about Austria's long-standing checks with Hungary and Slovenia.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:55Published
Ukraine war: Austria's chancellor Nehammer to be first European leader to visit Putin since invasion [Video]

Ukraine war: Austria's chancellor Nehammer to be first European leader to visit Putin since invasion

Nehammer said he wants to be a "bridge-builder" between Moscow and Kyiv.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:33Published

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Northern Ireland's hopes of qualifying for the 2023 World Cup have taken a severe blow following a 3-1 defeat by Austria in Wiener Neustadt.
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Wales will use the "hurt" of previous near misses as inspiration for Thursday's World Cup play-off semi-final against Austria, says captain Gareth Bale.
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Gareth Bale: Real Madrid boss says Wales captain is 'unwell'

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Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are included in Wales' squad for their World Cup qualifying play-off semi-final against Austria.
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World Cup 2022: Wales' play-off with Austria to go ahead in March

Wales' World Cup play-off semi-final against Austria later this month will be played as scheduled.
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Former Leicester and Austria defender Christian Fuchs talks about his new challenge at Charlotte FC, who will be making their MLS debut as a franchise this coming season.
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Winter Olympics: Austria win skiing gold in the mixed team parallel final

Austria win gold by beating Germany in the mixed team parallel final at the Winter Olympics.
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Winter Olympics: Austria's Tristan Takats makes ski cross quarterfinals after photo finish

Austria's Tristan Takats narrowly qualifies for the men's ski cross quarterfinals crossing the finish line ahead of Japan's Ryo Sugai "by a fingernail".
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Winter Olympics: Anna Gasser beats Zoi Sadowski-Synnott to win snowboard big air gold

Austria's Anna Gasser wins snowboard big air gold with an "absolutely massive" run, beating New Zealand's slopestyle champion Zoi Sadowski-Synnott at the Winter Olympics.
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Winter Olympics: Austria's Alessandro Haemmerle wins gold after photo finish in men's snowboard cross

Austria's Alessandro Haemmerle wins gold "by a cat's whisker" after a dramatic photo finish in the men's snowboard cross final.
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Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka and Benjamin Karl win snowboard slalom golds

Ester Ledecka of Czech Republic and Benjamin and Austria's Benjamin Karl win snowboard gold medals in the women's and men's parallel giant slalom.
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Winter Olympics: Austrian luger David Gleirscher stays on sled despite tipping up at 145kmh

Watch as Austrian luger David Gleirscher stays on his sled despite tipping up at 145kmh in the men's luge final at the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.
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Four people have died and one other is missing after an avalanche in the Alps near the Swiss-Austrian border.
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Winter Olympics: Austrian ski jump favourite Marita Kramer ruled out by Covid-19

Austria's ski jumping gold medal favourite Marita Kramer will miss the Winter Olympics after testing positive for Covid and American bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor is also a doubt.
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More than 100 British tourists have been denied entry to Austria after COVID rules were not updated before they left for their holiday, it has been reported.
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Australian Open: Dominic Thiem pulls out with wrist injury

Austrian world number 15 Dominic Thiem pulls out of January's Australian Open with a long-standing wrist injury.
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Selfridges has been bought by a Thai retailer and Austrian property company in a £4bn deal, according to reports.
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Fines, bans and separate lockdowns: How rules for the unvaccinated vary around the world

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A promising young motocross star is among three people who have been killed in an avalanche in central Austria, authorities have said.
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Women's World Cup qualifying highlights: Ellen White goal gives England 1-0 win over Austria

Ellen White scores on her 100th appearance to maintain England's winning run in Women's World Cup qualifying with a narrow victory over Austria at the Stadium of Light.
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Dhruv Rathee shared pics from the wedding ceremony which took place at the Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria.
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Mary Earps: England boss praises goalkeeper's role in Austria win

England manager Sarina Wiegman says goalkeeper Mary Earps "made a difference" in their 1-0 win over Austria.
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Ellen White scores the winner for England over Austria in Women's World Cup qualifying on her 100th appearance.
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World Cup 2022 play-off draw: Wales host Austria & Scotland face Ukraine

Wales have been drawn against Austria while Scotland host Ukraine in the play-off semi-finals for the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
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England v Austria: Ellen White set for 'impressive' 100th cap in Women's World Cup qualifier

Ellen White has been on an "amazing journey", says England boss Sarina Wiegman, as the striker looks set to win her 100th cap against Austria on Saturday.
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Chelsea defender Millie Bright is named Lionesses captain for the World Cup qualifiers against Austria and Latvia.
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Britain's Emma Raducanu produces a composed display to beat Romania's Ana Bogdan in straight sets and reach the Transylvania Open quarter-finals.
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2023 Women's World Cup qualifiers: Austria deny NI with injury-time equaliser

Stefanie Enzinger scores an injury-time equaliser to deny Northern Ireland a famous victory over Austria in World Cup qualifying at Seaview.
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Lorli von Trapp Campbell - whose family was famous for being depicted in The Sound of Music - dies

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Eleonore "Lorli" von Trapp Campbell, whose Austrian family was famous for being depicted in The Sound of Music, has died aged 90.
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World Cup qualifiers: Simone Magill returns to Northern Ireland squad for England and Austria games

Everton striker Simone Magill is named in Northern Ireland's squad for October's 2023 Women's World Cup qualifiers with England and Austria.
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Austria 0-1 Scotland: Steve Clarke says he 'believes in group' after priceless win

Scotland head coach Steve Clarke made an impassioned defence of his players after a crucial World Cup qualification win in Austria, saying "some people don't believe in this group but I do".
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