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Baffled police around the world are trying to crack a bizarre Marie Celeste-style mystery after a British registered van was found abandoned with its engine running on an Alpine road but with no trace of the owner. The red Fiat - registered to a Romanian national living in the UK - was discovered with its doors wide open on a mountain pass in Imst, Austria, with its keys in the ignition and its motor idling. But police checks in Austria, Britain and Romania have failed to find the owner - or dicovere why he left the car or of he's in danger. An Austrian police spokesman explained: "There has been no missing person report and nobody has reported the car missing either. "Because the owner was Romanian, the British police have been unable to help much, and passed the case to Romania where police seem to be less interested in taking it up." "It could be that it was used in an undiscovered crime which is why nobody wants anything to do with it," he added.
Tragic Ski Girl Dies
A 10-year-old British schoolgirl has died after skiing into a tree at high speed during a family holiday tragedy in the Austrian Alps.
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Chinese property developers who've been thwarted in a bid to buy up an entire Austrian village have settled on the next best thing - an entire life-sized replica.
Austrian children help Romanian kids
A charity project run by the middle school in Hippach has been recognised with an award for its social work by officials in Tyrol.
Mother kills disabled daughter because she couldnt take care of her any longer
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Policeman accused of sex with the son of his girlfriend
A Policeman from Vulcan, Western Romania is currently being investigated for having sex with a minor, the son of his girlfriend, Cancan newspaper informs today (Thurs).
Serial killer survivor walks away alive after fall
An 85 year-old woman who survived the most cruel and notorious serial killer in Romania some 40 years ago, recently fell from the first floor of her apartment building and she walked away safe and sound, Cancan newspaper reports today (Thurs).
The son of Qatar Airlines BA beaten up in Romania
The son of the Board of Administration of Qatar Airlines Akbar Al Baker, was beaten up over the weekend at the launching party of a posh club in Mamaia, at the Romanian Black Sea shore, Cancan newspaper reports.
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