The Austrian Federal Government announced that 22 million euros will be made available for medical research in the fight against COVID-19 during a press conference last Saturday.
The Green Party (Die Grünen) demanded that Austria take in refugees from Greek camps - breaching the party line of its coalition partner (ÖVP). The demonstration “Asylum is a human right”("Asyl ist Menschenrecht"), organised by human rights groups and Green MPs, took place online on Saturday.
The Austrian newspaper Der Standardis collecting and presenting daily cultural offers (music, cabaret, films and podcasts), now available to stream online. Here is the selection of ‘cultural tips for home’ (Kulturtipps für daheim) from Friday.