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A  building damaged in an earthquake, in Petrinja, Croatia, on Tuesday. Photograph:  AP Photo

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck central Croatia on Tuesday, killing six people and injuring at least 20, and shook several neighbouring countri(...)

Volkswagen has kicked off the building of batteries at what will become its own ‘Gigafactory’ for electric vehicle (EV) power sources in the next five years

Production of electric cars in Europe is stalling due to a lack of battery supply. Meanwhile, and not entirely unrelated, it looks as if the majority (...)

Austrian police have raided the apartment of a far-right group leader Martin Sellner in a probe linking him to the man behind deadly attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, officials said. Photograph: Georg Hochmuth/AFP/EPA

Austria’s far-right Identitarian Movement received cash from the man charged with killing 50 people in mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New(...)

Anne Gibney (56), originally from Dublin, on the road in  Croatia

Married to an Austrian, having lived abroad (in France and Austria) since 2002, and with family members scattered around the globe, I long ago switche(...)

In 2014, as evidence mounted about the harmful effects of diesel exhaust on human health, scientists in an Albuquerque, New Mexico, laboratory conduct(...)

The Christmas market in Krakow takes place in the mammoth central square, Rynek Glowny, in the middle of its atmospheric Old Town.

Vienna The Viennese have been holding Christmas markets since 1298 so they know how to do it. Of the 20 or so to choose from, the best sits in front (...)

Eamonn Donnelly (right)  and his friend Sepp Tieber-Kessler are walking 2,500km from Austria to Armagh to raise awareness for dementia research.

The idea for The Long Walk Home, a 2,500km trek from my adopted home near Graz in Austria to my native home in Keady, Co Armagh, featured in many a la(...)

University Hospital Graz cast doubt on whether the mix-up happened there

An Austrian hospital has been ordered to pay €90,000 in damages for mixing up two babies nearly 30 years ago, even though one remains unidentified. D(...)

Co Armagh’s Cyril Walker was presented with his silver medal by Special Olympics ambassador Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Irish skiers claimed four more medals on Thursday at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. On the final day of competition, Team Irelan(...)

Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co Offaly

Lough Boora Discovery Park is a well-kept secret, though, perhaps, not for much longer. The Guardian tasked Arenike Adebajo with picking some of Euro(...)

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