Austria

Austria coalition deal includes headscarf ban, preventive custody

Conservative leader Sebastian Kurz claims to be tough on undocumented immigration and 'political Islam'.

Austria coalition deal includes headscarf ban, preventive custody

Austria

Austria's Kurz, Greens strike New Year's coalition deal

Deal with Green Party marks a swing left for former chancellor whose last coalition was with far-right Freedom Party.

Austria's Kurz, Greens strike New Year's coalition deal

Health

Vienna ballet school 'endangering children's wellbeing'

Students were encouraged to start smoking to stay slim; one element in a litany of abuses, an investigation found.

Vienna ballet school 'encouraging children to smoke to stay slim'

Arts & Culture

Protests, boycotts overshadow Peter Handke's Nobel prize win

Controversial laureate for literature has been criticised over his support for late Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic.

Protests, boycotts overshadow Peter Handke's Nobel prize win

Austria

House Hitler was born in to become a police station

New use will ensure house can 'never again evoke the memory of National Socialism', Austria's interior minister says.

House Hitler was born in to become a police station

Weather

Austria hit with heavy snow, flooding and mudslides

Weather system that brought historic flooding to Venice has caused widespread problems across Austria.

Austria hit with heavy snow, flooding and mudslides

Europe

Isolated Belarus looks towards Europe despite Russian overtures

A rare trip to an EU nation sees Lukashenko defend his human rights record.

Isolated Belarus looks towards Europe despite Russian overtures

AJ Impact

Denmark rebuffs Trump by approving Russian gas pipeline to Europe

The approval is the last major hurdle for the $11bn project, which will bolster gas flows from Siberia into Germany.

Denmark rebuffs Trump by approving Russian gas pipeline to Europe

Arts & Culture

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes

The Swedish Academy names two winners after a scandal forced the 2018 prize to be postponed.

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes

People & Power

Europe's Tourism Overload

Is mass tourism causing irreparable damage to some of Europe's most beautiful locations?

Europe

Kurz to return to power in Austria

With nearly all the votes counted, 33-year-old Sebastian Kurz's conservative People's Party has taken out a clear election victory.

Austria

Kurz's conservatives win Austrian election

The People's Party leader was expected to come out on top but faces difficulties forming a coalition.

Austria's Sebastian Kurz wins election, projections show

Austria

Sebastian Kurz set to return to power in Austria after ousting

The centre-right People's Party is likely to win Sunday's election in Austria.

Sebastian Kurz set to return to power in Austria after ousting

AJ Impact

Austrian MPs reject EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires

Legislators in Austria deal blow to landmark EU pact with Latin American bloc amid concerns over blazes in Amazon basin.

Austrian MPs reject EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires

AJ Impact

New US sanctions take aim at Russia-led Nord Stream 2 pipeline

The Senate's Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill aimed at curbing Moscow's European influence.

New US sanctions take aim at Russia-led Nord Stream 2 pipeline