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Austria: Country in Central Europe
The Republic of Austria, commonly just Austria, is a country in the southern part of Central Europe, lying in the Eastern Alps. It is a federation of nine states, one of which is the capital, Vienna, the most populous city and state. A landlocked country, Austria 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. The country occupies an area of 83,871 km2 (32,383 sq mi) and has a population of 9 million.

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Austria, Serbia and Hungary strike migration deal, saying EU measures have failed [Video]

Austria, Serbia and Hungary strike migration deal, saying EU measures have failed

Austria, Hungary and Serbia have struck out on their own, signing a new pact that will see a more hard line approach to dealing with migrants.

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Watch: Thousands flock to Vienna as its Christmas market opens [Video]

Watch: Thousands flock to Vienna as its Christmas market opens

Christmas season has arrived in Austria! Visitors from around the world gathered at Vienna's popular Christmas market to enjoy a mulled wine and "get into the Christmas spirit".

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This Day in History: East Germany Opens the Berlin Wall [Video]

This Day in History: East Germany Opens the Berlin Wall

This Day in History: , East Germany Opens the Berlin Wall. November 9, 1989. The East German action followed a decision by Hungarian officials a few weeks earlier to open the border between..

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Austrian World Heritage Site Melk Abbey is being restored [Video]

Austrian World Heritage Site Melk Abbey is being restored

Around 100,000 books dating back to the year 900 and the many rooms are being restored at Austria’s historic Melk Abbey’s Library.

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With Finland and Sweden set to join NATO, Austria seeks neutral allies [Video]

With Finland and Sweden set to join NATO, Austria seeks neutral allies

Austria is seeking closer cooperation with other neutral EU countries such as Cyprus, Ireland, and Malta.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:32Published
Spritz: From 19th century Venice bars to a 21st century phenomenon [Video]

Spritz: From 19th century Venice bars to a 21st century phenomenon

The name Spritz derives from 19th century Venice, where Austrian soldiers would ask for a 'sprizen' -- or splash -- of water to dilute Italian wines.

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Austrian president secures second term, election forecast shows [Video]

Austrian president secures second term, election forecast shows

Incumbent Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen was widely tipped to win the election.

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Gazprom resumes gas supply to Italy after weekend stoppage [Video]

Gazprom resumes gas supply to Italy after weekend stoppage

It was suspended over the weekend due to regulatory changes in Austria, a country which the gas passes through on its way to Italy.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Hungary, Austria and Serbia leaders outline plan to curb migration [Video]

Hungary, Austria and Serbia leaders outline plan to curb migration

Hungary, Austria and Serbia leaders outline plan to curb migration

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:02Published
Demand for firewood soars in Austria amid gas supply fears [Video]

Demand for firewood soars in Austria amid gas supply fears

The increase in energy prices in Austria accompanied by soaring inflation has prompted locals to return to burning wood.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:56Published

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Red Bull founder and billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz dies aged 78

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Dietrich Mateschitz, the Austrian billionaire founder and owner of Red Bull, has died aged 78 after a serious illness with cancer.
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Scotland 1-0 Austria: Women's World Cup play-off final looms after break in tradition

Scotland "broke the tradition" of drama and late heartache by triumphing over Austria in their Women's World Cup play-off semi-final, says boss Pedro Martinez Losa.
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Lionesses qualify for World Cup in 2023 after beating Austria

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England have continued their winning ways, securing a place in the 2023 World Cup, just a month on from their historic Euros triumph.
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Small stadium for Lionesses World Cup qualifier against Austria 'a little bit disappointing'

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The small size of the stadium for the Lionesses' World Cup qualifier against Austria is a "little bit disappointing" after their victory at the Euros, manager Sarina Wiegman has said.
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Sarina Wiegman: England coach says winning Euros was like a fairy tale

England coach Sarina Wiegman says winning the Euros was "like a fairy tale" as she names her squad to play Austria and Luxembourg in their final World Cup qualifiers.
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Euro 2022: Northern Ireland on brink of Euros exit after Austria defeat - highlights

Watch highlights as Northern Ireland's Euro 2022 hopes are in doubt following a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Austria at St Mary's Stadium.
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Euro 2022: Katharina Schiechtl puts Austria ahead against Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland go a goal down to Austria as Katharina Schiechtl guides home a deflected free-kick in their Euro 2022 match at St Mary's Stadium.
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Marissa Callaghan and Kenny Shiels preview Northern Ireland's Euro 2022 game with Austria as both teams seek a knockout blow.
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Euro 2022: Beth Mead's goal gives England winning start against Austria

Watch highlights as England beat Austria in the opening match of the European Women's Championship with a first-half goal from Beth Mead in front of a record crowd at Old Trafford.
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England made a winning start to their much-anticipated Euro 2022 campaign with a 1-0 victory against Austria at Old Trafford thanks to Beth Mead's first-half goal.
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Euro 2022: England boss Sarina Wiegman says 'so important to start with win'

England boss Sarina Wiegman says "it was so important" to start Euro 2022 with a victory as the hosts beat Austria 1-0.
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England 1-0 Austria: Lionesses get off to winning Euro 2022 start

Hosts England got their Euro 2022 campaign off to a winning start by defeating Austria at a packed Old Trafford.
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Under-19 European Championship: Highlights of England's win against Austria

Watch highlights as England beat Austria 2-0 in their opening fixture of the Under-19 European Championship in Slovakia.
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Surbiton Trophy: Andy Murray begins Wimbledon build-up with impressive win

Watch five best shots as Andy Murray begins his build-up to Wimbledon with a routine straight-set win over Austria's Jurij Rodionov in the first round of the Surbiton Trophy.
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Surbiton Trophy: Andy Murray begins Wimbledon warm-up by beating Jurij Rodionov in straight sets

Andy Murray begins his build-up to Wimbledon with a routine win over Austria's Jurij Rodionov at the Surbiton Trophy.
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2023 Women's World Cup: NI's hopes of reaching tournament all but over with Austria defeat

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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Gareth Bale: Maligned Real Madrid star proves Wales' saviour again

Written off at Real Madrid, Gareth Bale was Wales' saviour once more against Austria to take his country one step closer to an elusive World Cup.
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World Cup 2022: Wales captain Gareth Bale says team driven by 'hurt' in Austria play-off

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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Robert Page: Wales have earned right to play in big games like World Cup play-offs

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Doubts over Gareth Bale's availability for Wales' World Cup play-off against Austria on Thursday after Carlo Ancelotti reveals he is feeling 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

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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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Four dead and one missing after avalanche in Austrian Alps

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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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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 bought by Thai retailer and Austrian property company in £4bn deal

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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

The World Health Organization's Europe chief has warned countries against making COVID jabs a legal requirement after Austria revealed it was keeping the unvaccinated in lockdown.
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Promising teenage motocross star killed in avalanche

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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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Mary Earps: England boss praises goalkeeper's role in Austria win

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England 1-0 Austria: Ellen White scores winner on 100th appearance

Ellen White scores the winner for England over Austria in Women's World Cup qualifying on her 100th appearance.
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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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Millie Bright: Chelsea defender to captain England for World Cup qualifiers

Chelsea defender Millie Bright is named Lionesses captain for the World Cup qualifiers against Austria and Latvia.
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Austria has announced a full national lockdown from Monday, as countries across Europe impose major COVID-19 restrictions in an effort to counter a fourth wave sweeping the continent.
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