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Musik, Film, Heiteres

Chris Cummins

Letters from a shrinking globe: around the day in 80 worlds.

Manfred Novak


"The West has lost its credibility on human rights"

On the UN's Human Rights Day, Manfred Nowak slams both the US and Europe's record on protecting human dignity.

"Where do they think Putin is going to stop?"

Euromaidan leader Yelyzaveta Schepetylnykova on Ukraine's hopes after a bitter year and on Europe's complacency.


Red Cross

The #AfricaStopEbola Song

Music as a tool to shape behaviour in West Africa - featuring Amadou and Mariam

A Revolution For The People

Burkina Faso is much more than a pawn in the global security struggle. Its people deserve real change.

Cycling As A Tool For Change

A journey of hope and discovery on the enchanted paths of Transylvania.

Hirte mit Tieren

Chris Cummins

Tuica, Scythes and Eggs of Hay

Rural Romania: a relic of the past? Or a beacon for a more balanced future.


Bucharest is Blooming

A city of hidden gems: How an undervalued city wants to shed its grey reputation.

Hirte mit Schafen in Rumänien

Chris Cummins

Europe Must Show Some Heart

Unloved and often derided - if the European project is to work it has to convince us it can listen to ordinary citizens and not just business lobbies.

The Long Road To Scotland

As Great Britain threatens to fall apart, a ride that links England and Scotland.

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Cheeky, Provocative and Inspiring

The Ars Electronica festival in Linz has reinvented itself. It still makes you think, but it makes you laugh too.


Chris Cummins

To Drone Or Not To Drone

Drones are probably being used against militants in Iraq right now. Are they the cleanest type of weapon or a threat to international law?

"The Smoking Ban Is Coming"

At the health symposium at the European Forum Alpbach, the (still) Austrian health minister Stöger preaches that prevention is better than a cure.

Tackling The Iron Roads

The Klettersteig boom continues. But with ever more accidents Ramsau in Styria has started a safety campaign.

On The Rocks Festival

Claudia Ziegler

Das Beste ist noch nicht vorbei?

An ode to On The Rocks festival - which is celebrating its 10th and final edition this weekend

Le Tour de Yorkshire

The world's biggest bike race passes through my home village. Oh the excitement!

An Unholy Alliance?

Austria's backing of the South Stream gas pipeline from Russia won much praise from Vladimir Putin. But is the 100m Euro investment really in Austria's interest?

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Eva Paunova

Eva Paunova

A Fresh Wind in the European Parliament?

The EU40 is a cross-party group of young MEPs. Can they bring a fresh wind of energetic co-operation into European politics?

Ein Fahrrad


The Giddying Trails of Austria

The 4 Peaks mountain bike race separates the wheat from the chaff. I'm chaff.

All Dried Out?

Lake Neusiedl boasts some of the most fascinating and rich wetlands in Europe - but for how long?


Chris Cummins

Cycling To The Tomorrow Festival

Festival Radln - the greenest way to Austria's greenest festival.

Storys von Christian Cummins