A hotel in Vienna has redefined hospitality: the Magdas Hotel is run mainly by refugees who have been given asylum in Austria. They would hardly have a chance of getting work otherwise on the Austrian labor market.
A soldier suspected of planning a terrorist attack disguised as a refugee has been released due to insufficient evidence. The case of Franco A. has drawn attention to right-wing extremists among the German army's ranks.
A man dressed as a shark has been fined under new anti-burqa laws in Austria. A PR agency has admitted the incident was a stunt designed to make a "socially relevant" point.
Austria's elections are in the homestretch. The topics of immigration, Islamization and refugees are dominating the campaign like never before – it has become a race between the right and the far-right.
Polling stations have opened in Austria for snap parliamentary elections. A coalition of right-wing and far-right parties is expected after Sunday's vote, as Bernd Riegert reports from Vienna.
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