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Weekly update: Austria looks to gradually ease its coronavirus restrictions


Austria is looking to gradually ease its coronavirus restrictions. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will give a press conference on Monday outlining the concrete measures: starting from April 14th, small shops, DIY stores and craft businesses will be allowed to re-open, followed by other businesses on May 1st.


For the 100thbirthday of Austrian author Marlen Haushofer, best known for her 1963 novelDie Wand (The Wall), theWiener Zeitunghas put together a virtual tour through the locations of her biography.


Food blogger Ella Josephine Esque explains how to bake the traditional Styrian Easter bread (Steirisches Osterbrot), revealing a few of her grandma’s tricks. Mahlzeit!


Police in Upper Austria have found the largest illegal collection of weapons in decades. A 65-year-old pensioner had been collecting guns, rifles, ammunitions and war material from the black market for more than 20 years and was reported by his ex-girlfriend.

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