Police held a crisis meeting about tackling "foreign criminality" and the Interior Minister announced they will introduce new measures following the brutal murder of a woman on her way to work this week.
Linda Coussement is a woman on a mission to film people’s personal stories as she slowly travels the globe - with the aim of spreading a message of empathy and connectedness. After spending a month in Vienna she is now en route to Budapest. She spoke to The Local about her project.
The man most likely to be Austria's next president, Norbert Hofer from the far-right Freedom Party, said Thursday he believed the integration of migrants was "possible", in an apparent bid to woo more mainstream voters.
Leoben where the family live. Photo: tobias b köhler/Wikimedia