At least seven people have died amid heavy storms, floods, and landslides across Slovenia, Austria and Croatia. Further north, the extreme weather caused power outages and travel delays.
Vienna Airport customs officials seized almost 90 illegally transported reptiles stowed in one passenger's luggage. The animals were in bad state, some suffering badly from dehydration.
The Austrian Alpine Club said it had never measured such a pronounced annual retreat as in 2022 since beginning its monitoring late in the 19th century.
31 Dec 2022
Visit three ski resorts in the Alps: the luxurious St. Moritz in Switzerland, Ischgl in Austria with its fun après-ski activities, and the Zugspitze near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which is Germany's highest mountain peak.
26 Dec 2022
No name is more synonymous with Germany's national luge team than Olympic and world champion George Hackl. Now, though, the "professor of luge" is trying to help neighboring Austria end German domination in the sport.
11 Oct 2022
Austria has launched legal action against Brussels over its classification of nuclear and gas-powered electricity generation as sustainable. Officials described the label as "irresponsible and unreasonable."