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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Bucharest

This year
# andrew tate
Romanian prosecutors search electronic devices in Andrew Tate case
Tate was initially detained in late December in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, along with his brother Tristan and two Romanian women.
Last year
# Bucharest
Driver dead after car collides into gates of Russian embassy in Romanian capital
The driver collided into the gate at about 6am local time this morning.
All time
# factcheck
FactCheck: No, this photo of a massive crowd in Bucharest does not show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions
Social media posts have falsely described a photo from Romania in 2017 as a recent anti-restrictions protest.
# Venue change
Chelsea to travel to Romania for Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid
The game will take place in Bucharest on Tuesday 23 February.
# Bucharest
Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead
The blaze broke out on the ground floor of the hospital in Bucharest.
# Outrage
Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption
The move could free dozens of officials jailed for corruption.
# Bucha-unrest
Romanian President sparks turmoil by rejecting country's first female and Muslim Prime Minister
Klaus Iohannis gave no reasons for his rejection of Sevil Shhaideh.
# reader routes
My best road trip: the Transfăgărășan Highway in Romania
This week’s roadtrippers tackle the best driving road in the world, in a Dacia Duster.
# colectiv
Romanian nightclub owners arrested after fire kills 31
The weekend blaze left nearly 200 injured.
# colectiv
Fire safety 'ignored' at Romanian nightclub where blaze killed 31 and injured almost 200
It has been described as “the worst tragedy of its kind” to hit Bucharest.
# hardcore
Roy Carroll kept a clean sheet for Notts County today after playing for Northern Ireland in Bucharest last night
The 37 year-old caught an early morning flight to the UK to be back in time for the game and County won too!
# summer shovin'
Robin Copeland took on Romania on his own, and won
The Munster-bound forward received ample help from his Emerging Ireland team-mates but a super solo burst had them flying.
# helping hands
Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest
The Colaiste Pobail Acla students journey from Achill to Romania to donate their time to an Irish-run charity.
# art heist
'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village
Next week sees the opening of a trial in Romania which features the curious case of a major art theft and the alleged burning of priceless paintings in a home stove.
# Feline Beauty
IN PICTURES: a real-life cat beauty contest
The competition was held in Bucharest this afternoon.
# lack of progress
Conditions in Romanian orphanages remain an issue
20 years on, John Mulligan is hoping that a song about their plight can help to raise awareness of a problem that never went away.
# mishap
400 fans of Athletic Bilbao end up in Hungary for Europa League final
Budapest. Bucharest. Potato. Tomato.
# Romania
Nine injured in Bucharest anti-austerity protest
Thousands have taken to the streets in Romania to protest against austerity measures for a third consecutive day.
# Romania
Romanian lawmakers vote to euthanise stray dogs
Bucharest alone is home to an estimated 50,000 stray dogs.
# Romania
Lions discovered in Romanian backyard moved to zoo
A Romanian man had kept the two lions – one male and one female – in his backyard.