NEWS WATCH: Heat Wave Causing Misery in Europe

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest
picturenowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Central and Eastern Europe is trying to overcome a stubborn heat wave that has overshadowed Europe's largest music festival and caused wild fires in the Balkans.

NEWS WATCH: Austria’s Incestous Father Sentenced to Life in Prison


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ap_australia_josef_fritzl_195_17mar091VIENNA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An Austrian man who imprisoned his daughter for 24 years and fathered seven children with her was sentenced on Thursday, March 19, to life in prison, which he will serve mainly in a psychiatric facility. It came shortly after Josef Fritzl pleaded guilty to all charges, including murder and enslavement.

Incestuous Austrian Father Admits Wrongdoing in Court


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ap-josef-fritzl-austria-190eng16mar09_11VIENNA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An Austrian man who fathered seven children with a daughter he held captive in a cellar for more than two decades has pleaded guilty to rape and incest, but denies murdering a newborn son. Josef Fritzl spoke Monday, March 16, at the start of what has been dubbed Austria's trial of the century.