Austria: Police tell blonde woman attacked by Afghans to dye her hair dark

A student attacked by a gang of four men has accused police of blaming her because she had blonde hair and sexy clothing.  The incident happened when the young woman, identified only by her first name Sabina, who lives in the capital Vienna had been waiting for a train on the S6 line at the city’s main Westbahnhof station.  The 20-year-old, who was hospitalised after … Continue reading Austria: Police tell blonde woman attacked by Afghans to dye her hair dark

#rightwingnotwelcome in Vienna: Freedom Party supporters banned from Cafe after their candidate wins first round of voting

The brownies in the café Fett und Zucker [Fat and Sugar] in Hollandstraße in Vienna’s Leopoldstadt are really outstanding. But FPÖ voters will now be denied this pleasure. After the notable electoral success of the blue federal presidential candidate Norbert Hofer in Vienna – he got 36.40% across Austria and 27.67% of the votes across Vienna – the owner of the café, Eva Trimmel (41), … Continue reading #rightwingnotwelcome in Vienna: Freedom Party supporters banned from Cafe after their candidate wins first round of voting

Vienna: Do-gooder American girl killed by "refugee" she tried to help

There have been a few stories in the English-language press about Lauren Mann, the American girl who was found dead in her Vienna flat, such as this one in the Local and this one in the Daily Mail. None that I have seen mentioned her the do-gooder background to the incident. “Lauren had a big heart for poor people”, says people who knew the dead … Continue reading Vienna: Do-gooder American girl killed by "refugee" she tried to help