Wild bison to be reintroduced after 15,000 years

Wild bison are to be reintroduced to Britain after 15,000 years as part of a “groundbreaking” rewilding conservation scheme. The mammals are not thought to have roamed British soil for thousands of years, and went extinct in Europe in 1919. Since then, other European countries have successfully reintroduced the large beast, including Poland, Romania and … Read more Wild bison to be reintroduced after 15,000 years

Investigation: Thousands of trees illegally felled to build IKEA’s flat pack empire

They’re the largest manufacturer, buyer and retailer of wood on the planet. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) IKEA’s factories consume more than 20 million cubic meters of wood a year. That works out as roughly one tree every second. The company tells consumers that the wood in its products comes from sustainable forests. But a major investigation by … Read more Investigation: Thousands of trees illegally felled to build IKEA’s flat pack empire

EU Transport Commissioner: ‘Social distancing is recommended but not compulsory in airplanes’

Adina Valean was until November 2019 an MEP for Romania’s Liberal party. Since then, she’s served as European Commissioner for Transport – and since early spring 2020 she’s been part of the coronavirus response team, as the deadly pandemic saw member states shut their borders, airlines ground their fleets and thousands of Europeans stranded away from their … Read more EU Transport Commissioner: ‘Social distancing is recommended but not compulsory in airplanes’

Oxfordshire vineyard saved by local volunteers working the field during coronavirus pandemic

A vineyard in Oxfordshire has been saved by locals who have volunteered during the coronavirus pandemic. The field is usually tended to by workers from Romania, but they couldn’t make it this year due to the lockdown. Vineyard owner Barbara Laithwaite appealed to locals for help and dozens of volunteers responded, many of whom have … Read more Oxfordshire vineyard saved by local volunteers working the field during coronavirus pandemic

Illegal Logging in Romania

Illegal logging in Romania is destroying virgin forests and inciting violence in nearby communities. Meet 3 people trying to make change happen and protect the ancient woodlands in the country, home to some of Europe’s last large carnivores, and reduce the poverty and inequality generated by the practice. (Camera: Ioan-Mircea Topoleanu) Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Illegal Logging in Romania

Czech Republic Allows Beer Gardens To Reopen

Cheers from Prague! The Czech Republic has allowed beer gardens to reopen, a small relief for the country’s $2bn restaurant industry. The government is gradually relaxing restrictions after 8 weeks of coronavirus lockdown. In the first easing phase, only outdoor venues are allowed to serve customers. However, damage from the coronavirus dented the European Union’s … Read more Czech Republic Allows Beer Gardens To Reopen

Coronavirus: European nations tighten clampdown – BBC News

Several European nations have introduced more stringent restrictions on movement as they combat the spread of the coronavirus. Austria has banned gatherings of more than five people, and expanded the list of countries it restricts entry to. Romania is set to declare a state of emergency, and the Czech PM said he was likely to … Read more Coronavirus: European nations tighten clampdown – BBC News

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 February 2020)

The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Ghebreyesus, said that for the past two days, there were fewer new cases reported in China than in the rest of the world, adding that in the past 24 hours, seven countries have reported cases for the first time. Speaking to reporters in Geneva today (27 Feb), … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 February 2020)

Coronavirus spreads through Europe from Italy despite widespread quarantines | ABC News

Italians or people who’ve recently visited the Lombardy region have tested positive to the coronavirus in Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Croatia and Romania. The death toll from the virus in Italy has risen to 11, with over 320 cases of the virus in the country.Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-26/what-its-like-in-italys-coronavirus-epicentre/12000700 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Coronavirus spreads through Europe from Italy despite widespread quarantines | ABC News

Panic as Ryanair flight fills up with smoke

Moment smoke fills Ryanair flight from Romania to UK. The plane was able to land safely and the smoke was most likely due to improper de-icing before takeoff Courtesy: youtube.com/user/bancuriaudio Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com … Read more Panic as Ryanair flight fills up with smoke

Germany’s Marcel Coetzee helps brush off Romania

Germany continue to show their rugby credentials in the Rugby Europe Championship. Trailing Romania 38-20 with half an hour to go, Germany turned the tables as winger Marcel Coetzee grabbed his first international try in stunning style to grab the match winner! Follow World Rugby on social media: Official Website! http://www.worldrugby.org, SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube … Read more Germany’s Marcel Coetzee helps brush off Romania

Biggest protests in decades hit Romania over corruption

More than 100,000 people have taken to the streets in the Romanian capital to protest against an emergency government decree decriminalising a string of corruption offences. Weeks of protests against the government reached a crescendo on Wednesday after the cabinet passed a decree that could see politicians convicted of corruption walk free. Al Jazeera’s Gerald … Read more Biggest protests in decades hit Romania over corruption

UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

Another slew of UEFA Euro 2012 fixtures are scheduled to take place on the evening of Tuesday 6th September 2011, as 46 nations look to get three points closer to the tournament, which takes place in Poland and Ukraine in the summer of 2012. Of particular interest are the matches between England and Wales, at … Read more UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

Football: International Friendly Fixtures, Tuesday 8 February 2011

Four international friendly football matches are due to take place on Tuesday 8th February, 2011, including matches between Wales and Ireland; Cyprus and Sweden; Romania and Ukraine and, in South America, Peru v Panama. International Football – Friendly Fixtures, Tuesday 8th February 2011 Rep of Ireland v Wales Cyprus v Sweden Romania v Ukraine Peru … Read more Football: International Friendly Fixtures, Tuesday 8 February 2011

Book Review: Zero Hour by Andy McNab

The latest installment in the Nick Stone series, Zero Hour follows the former special forces soldier through a series of British deniable operations. The missions are uncannily familiar – namely, an Israeli bombing raid in Syria and a British-led bombing operation blamed on Islamic extremists. Not only that, but Stone has his doubts about the … Read more Book Review: Zero Hour by Andy McNab