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Love locks on a bridge over the river Salzach in Salzburg, Austria.

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Love locks attached to a bridge over the river Salzach in Salzburg, Austria.

A ski slope sign is seen on at Zauchensee, Austria, on January 10, 2014 on the sidelines of the the FIS World Cup. The second training run for the women's downhill skiing in Altenmarkt has been cancelled due to heavy snowfall overnight, organisers said Friday.

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A sign on a ski slope at Zauchensee, Austria, where the skiing World Cup is taking place. The second training run for the women’s downhill event in Altenmarkt was cancelled due to heavy snowfall overnight, organisers said on Friday

Japan's Noriaki Kasai soars in front of the Wilten Basilica during his trial jump at the third stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Innsbruck, Austria, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

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Japan’s Noriaki Kasai soars in front of the Wilten Basilica during his trial ski jump at the third stage of the Four Hills tournament in Innsbruck, Austria.

People slide down a huge water pipe at a public swimming pool on a hot sunny day in Vienna

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People slide down a huge water pipe at a public swimming pool in Vienna, as temperatures in Austria’s capital reached nearly 36 degrees Celsius on Monday. The country’s Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics predicts a record temperature of 39 degrees Celsius in the next few days.

Human skulls and bones are displayed at the Bone House (Beinhaus) in the Austrian world heritage village of Hallstatt.

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Human skulls and bones are displayed at the Bone House (Beinhaus) in the Austrian world heritage village of Hallstatt

Candidates applying for a place at the Medical University of Vienna sit an exam in a hall of the fair grounds in Vienna on July 5, 2013. According to unofficial data, almost 10,000 people are applying for only 700 places available.

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Candidates applying for a place at the Medical University of Vienna sit an exam in a hall of the fair grounds in Vienna on Friday. According to unofficial data, almost 10,000 people are applying for only 700 places available.

A member of the Italian aerobatic team  Frecce Tricolori performs during the AirPower 13 air show at the Hinterstoisser air base in Zeltweg June 28, 2013. Over 200,000 spectators are expected to attend the air show which takes place June 28 to 29.

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A member of the Italian aerobatic team Frecce Tricolori performs during the AirPower 13 air show at the Hinterstoisser air base in Zeltweg. More than 200,000 spectators are expected to attend the show, which takes place on June 28-29.