Austrian Railways is running more overnight trains - a smart move in these times of climate change. Passengers speed through the night, stretched out in comfortable bunk beds, or luxurious sleeping-cars that recall a bygone age.
Germany and Sweden have seen a drop in air passengers, partly as a result of flight shaming. Fliers are moving onto Europe's creaking rail networks, which will likely mean more delays, crowds and cancellations for all.
Trains are once again allowed to travel via the Brenner Pass, a key train route between Austria and Italy. Meanwhile China has reported 150 more deaths in the last 24 hours, and 409 new infections.
The Austrian president has sworn in his new Cabinet, for the first time with more women than men. It's the ecologist party's first appearance in a ruling coalition of any stripe, allied with the conservative ÖVP.
More snow cannons, lifts and cable cars: Many ski resorts are upgrading their facilities to combat climate change, despite criticism from environmentalists. Others are focusing on a more gentle form of winter tourism.
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