Pianist Dorothy Khadem-Missagh takes us to the sites most closely connected with Beethoven becoming a master of the First Viennese School.
Vienna remains the city with the highest quality of life in the world. In the annual ranking of the consulting firm Mercer, the Austrian capital ranks first ahead of the Swiss city of Zurich. Munich is in third place.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has warned that Germany's new migration deal could force the Alpine country to impose stronger border checks on Italy and Slovenia. The deal ended a bitter German government crisis.
Tourism has a growing impact on the climate — particularly with regard to flights. Many aviation companies offer an option to offset carbon emissions. But where does that money go, and how effective is this contribution?
100 years ago in Vienna, the artists Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele and architect Otto Wagner all died within a few months of each other. Their works shaped Jugendstil, Viennese art nouveau. They remain unforgotten.
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