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Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) was hit by fresh allegations of anti-Semitism on Tuesday, just weeks after a similar scandal forced the resignation of a high-ranking party candidate.
It's her third Vienna ball of the season and Renate Drabek plans to dance until the small hours. Tango, waltz, rumba, boogie: her dance partner can't say 'no' as she's hired him for the evening.
A petition to ban smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants has collected 100,000 signatures in less than three days, meaning the issue will now have to be debated in parliament.
Authorities investigating a suspected bitcoin-related scam centred in Austria have asked Interpol to help determine whether there might be perpetrators - and victims - of the scheme across Europe.
President Alexander Van der Bellen on Friday warned Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) against using slander to discredit journalists after a series of verbal attacks on state television.