Search for Austria and
  1. April 8, 2014

    Austrian far-right candidate steps down after gaffes

    Austria’s far-right Freedom party has lost one of its main candidates for next month’s European elections, after he stepped...

  2. March 31, 2014

    KKR backs European train leasing start-up

    KKR is backing a European train leasing venture to take advantage of the liberalisation of rail traffic in the region....

Special Reports

  1. Doing Business in Austria

    Despite Austria’s outward trappings of economic success, structural changes are in urg...
  2. Vienna as a Financial Centre 2013

    The sector has ridden out the post-crisis gloom and hopes for a neighbourly boost to s...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. March 27, 2014

    Old Mutual sells German policy block in ‘zombie’ consolidation

    Consolidation of Germany’s multibillion-euro “zombie” life insurance funds stepped up a gear on Thursday when a private...

  2. March 27, 2014

    Raiffeisen Bank warns of impact from Ukraine crisis

    Raiffeisen Bank International warned that the political tensions between Russia and Ukraine could affect its business this...

  3. March 26, 2014

    Merkel considers restrictions on unemployed EU migrants

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is considering limiting the right of unemployed migrants from other EU states to...

  4. The World

    March 25, 2014

    Wilders sparks backlash - even among his own supporters

    Until a week ago, it looked as if the far-right, anti-immigrant Freedom party (PVV), led by Geert Wilders, might become the...

  5. March 23, 2014

    Europe needs to play the long game on sanctions

    I have not been the biggest supporter of the European Council in the past few years, particularly over its calamitous...

  6. March 23, 2014

    Competitive mobile markets bolster take-up, says study

    European mobile markets with greater competition such as the UK, Finland and Austria have lower prices and higher levels of...

  7. March 23, 2014

    Peter Long, Tui Travel

    No business sector is more sensitive to crises than travel. They arrive with alarming frequency and when least expected,...

  8. March 21, 2014

    Trekking in the mighty Dolomites

    It was not quite what I expected on a first day’s walk in the Dolomite mountains. We had come through pine forests with an...

  9. March 21, 2014

    Luxembourg and Austria lift veto to back tax plan

    Luxembourg and Austria lifted their longstanding veto on a key EU law that will extensively bolster national governments’...

  10. FT Alphaville

    March 20, 2014

    If this tit-for-tatting escalates...

    That’s banks’ exposure to Russia by major economy, put together using BIS data by Gilles Moec and team at Deutsche. Click...

  11. March 17, 2014

    Russia tensions risk higher gas prices for Europe, says Eni boss

    Europe will face disrupted supplies and higher prices for gas next winter if tensions with Russia cut off flows through...

  12. March 14, 2014

    Austria rules out Hypo Alpe Adria insolvency

    Austria’s government has ended months of speculation over the fate of Hypo Alpe Adria, by announcing that it will set up a...

  13. March 13, 2014

    Austria arrests Ukraine oligarch Dmitry Firtash at US request

    Dmitry Firtash, the Russia-linked Ukrainian oligarch, was arrested in Austria at the request of the US, a move seen in Kiev...

  14. March 13, 2014

    Cities line up to host F1 Grand Prix

    Despite the fragile global economy, there is no shortage of hosts willing to stump up hundreds of millions to persuade the...

  15. March 10, 2014

    Mahler Remixed, Zankel Hall, New York – review

    Goodness gracious. The attraction, in the intimate chamber buried beneath Carnegie Hall, began at 10pm. It attracted a...

  16. March 10, 2014

    Austria warns costs of bank bail-out rising

    Austria’s central bank governor has warned attempts to wind down regional lender Hypo Alpe-Adria could cost a further €3.6bn...

  17. February 28, 2014

    European assets of Viktor Yanukovich frozen

    Austria and Switzerland froze the assets of about 20 Ukrainians, including Viktor Yanukovich, the ousted president, and his...

  18. February 28, 2014

    Retail group lifts Hutchison Whampoa

    Strong growth in the AS Watson retail business that is due to list later this year drove a 20 per cent jump in profits at...

  19. February 26, 2014

    EU lays out antitrust case against Telefónica’s E-Plus deal

    Telefónica’s takeover bid in Germany would raise mobile prices by up to a third for some customers, according to a...

  20. February 23, 2014

    Austrian takeover is a touchstone for telecoms dealmakers

    Once the merger was crowned and three operators were left standing, it took a matter of days for something rare and unusual...

  21. beyondbrics

    February 17, 2014

    Guest post: central Europe's golden decade

    By Pawel Swieboda and Milan Nic There will be two types of anniversaries in Europe this year. The ones related to 1914, will...

  22. February 14, 2014

    Europe’s far-right parties seek Swiss-style immigration curbs

    At least a half-dozen far-right European populist parties, some of them leading in national polling, have seized on last...

  23. February 11, 2014

    Germany uncovers second hoard in German art probe

    Cornelius Gurlitt, the reclusive German whose Munich apartment housed the greatest find of Nazi-confiscated art since the...

  24. beyondbrics

    February 11, 2014

    Guest post: Emerging Europe needs demand stimulus

    By Liviu Voinea, Minister Delegate for Budget, Romania The recent turmoil in some emerging markets sharpens a focus on...

  25. The World

    February 10, 2014

    Should the Swiss be punished?

    An electoral poster opposing the "Stop Mass Immigration" referendum Getty Images The result of the Swiss referendum -...

  26. February 7, 2014

    Where to try Olympic winter sports

    Pine trees and chalets draped in duvets of fresh snow, a graceful swish of skis on powder, the multilingual murmuring of...

  27. January 29, 2014

    Austria budgets €1bn aid for Hypo Alpe Adria

    Austria’s new government has set aside €1bn this year to cover the needs of Hypo Alpe Adria, one of three midsized Austrian...

  28. FT Alphaville

    January 29, 2014

    Rehabilitation could still hurt, AQR watch

    Are you sitting comfortably? Too comfortably, perhaps? Huw van Steenis isn’t. He’s come back from Davos with the feeling...

  29. January 27, 2014

    Smaller German groups look close to home

    For German manufacturing industry as a whole, China remains the biggest target for overseas investment. A survey published...

  30. January 22, 2014

    Raiffeisen in €2.9bn equity issue plan

    Raiffeisen Bank International became the latest European lender to bolster its balance sheet with a plan to raise as much as...

  31. January 10, 2014

    Cellist Steven Isserlis on his pianist grandfather and his compositions

    The pianist and composer Julius Isserlis, less well-known today for his own musical accomplishments than for those of his...

  32. FT Photo Diary

    January 10, 2014

    This way

    Alexander Klein/AFP A sign on a ski slope at Zauchensee, Austria, where the skiing World Cup is taking place. The second...

  33. The World

    January 9, 2014

    Public backing for EU crashes in wake of eurozone crisis

    Europe’s recovery proceeds apace – at least on bond markets. When it comes to public opinion, it’s a different story. A...

  34. January 8, 2014

    Eurozone retail sales provide welcome boost

    Shoppers in the eurozone provided a boost to the region’s economic recovery towards the end of last year, with retail sales...

  35. FT Photo Diary

    January 6, 2014

    Jumping in Bischofshofen

    Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters Slovenia’s Peter Prevz soars through the air during the Four Hills Tournament in Bischofshofen,...

  36. January 3, 2014

    Postcard from an Austrian spa

    If cleanliness is next to godliness, then I was truly getting holier-than-thou. In the spa of the Hotel Schwarzbrunn, I had...

  37. FT Photo Diary

    January 3, 2014

    Leap of faith

    Matthias Schrade/AP Japan’s Noriaki Kasai soars in front of the Wilten Basilica during his trial ski jump at the third stage...

  38. January 2, 2014

    Archives 1984: Thatcher’s bad holidays and good hair days

    When is a holiday not a holiday? For Margaret Thatcher, it seems, downtime was not an option. The release of the former...

Search for Austria and

RELATED VIDEOS

Videos from FT.com that closely match this topic

  1. Bolivian president's jet diverted on flight from Russia...
    July 3, 2013

    Bolivian president's jet diverted on flight from Russia