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# bucharest - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

FactCheck: No, this photo of a massive crowd in Bucharest does not show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, this photo of a massive crowd in Bucharest does not show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions

Feb 24th 2021, 4:48 PM 30,211 Views 0 Comments

Social media posts have falsely described a photo from Romania in 2017 as a recent anti-restrictions protest.

# bucharest - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Chelsea to travel to Romania for Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid
# Venue Change
From The42
# Venue Change

Chelsea to travel to Romania for Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid

Feb 10th 2021, 11:04 AM 2,540 Views 4 Comments

The game will take place in Bucharest on Tuesday 23 February.

# bucharest - Friday 29 January, 2021

Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead
# Bucharest
# Bucharest

Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead

Jan 29th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,084 Views 2 Comments

The blaze broke out on the ground floor of the hospital in Bucharest.

# bucharest - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption
# Outrage
# Outrage

Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption

Feb 2nd 2017, 8:05 AM 22,844 Views 40 Comments

The move could free dozens of officials jailed for corruption.

# bucharest - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Romanian President sparks turmoil by rejecting country's first female and Muslim Prime Minister
# Bucha-unrest
# Bucha-unrest

Romanian President sparks turmoil by rejecting country's first female and Muslim Prime Minister

Dec 27th 2016, 9:10 PM 22,468 Views 28 Comments

Klaus Iohannis gave no reasons for his rejection of Sevil Shhaideh.

# bucharest - Monday 19 September, 2016

My best road trip: the Transfăgărășan Highway in Romania
# Reader Routes
# Reader Routes

My best road trip: the Transfăgărășan Highway in Romania

Sep 19th 2016, 2:29 PM 2,561 Views 4 Comments

This week’s roadtrippers tackle the best driving road in the world, in a Dacia Duster.

# bucharest - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Romanian nightclub owners arrested after fire kills 31
# Colectiv
# Colectiv

Romanian nightclub owners arrested after fire kills 31

Nov 3rd 2015, 11:30 AM 8,485 Views 8 Comments

The weekend blaze left nearly 200 injured.

# bucharest - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Fire safety 'ignored' at Romanian nightclub where blaze killed 31 and injured almost 200
# Colectiv
# Colectiv

Fire safety 'ignored' at Romanian nightclub where blaze killed 31 and injured almost 200

Oct 31st 2015, 7:57 PM 33,100 Views 27 Comments

It has been described as “the worst tragedy of its kind” to hit Bucharest.

# bucharest - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Roy Carroll kept a clean sheet for Notts County today after playing for Northern Ireland in Bucharest last night
# Hardcore
From The42
# Hardcore

Roy Carroll kept a clean sheet for Notts County today after playing for Northern Ireland in Bucharest last night

Nov 15th 2014, 6:31 PM 9,599 Views 7 Comments

The 37 year-old caught an early morning flight to the UK to be back in time for the game and County won too!

# bucharest - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Robin Copeland took on Romania on his own, and won
# Summer Shovin'
From The42
# Summer Shovin'

Robin Copeland took on Romania on his own, and won

Jun 22nd 2014, 6:08 PM 14,784 Views 7 Comments

The Munster-bound forward received ample help from his Emerging Ireland team-mates but a super solo burst had them flying.

Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest
# Helping Hands
# Helping Hands

Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest

Jun 22nd 2014, 10:30 AM 9,695 Views 10 Comments

The Colaiste Pobail Acla students journey from Achill to Romania to donate their time to an Irish-run charity.

# bucharest - Sunday 11 August, 2013

'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village
# Art Heist
# Art Heist

'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village

Aug 11th 2013, 5:30 PM 9,091 Views 0 Comments

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.

# bucharest - Saturday 6 April, 2013

IN PICTURES: a real-life cat beauty contest
# Feline Beauty
From The Daily Edge
# Feline Beauty

IN PICTURES: a real-life cat beauty contest

Apr 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 17,363 Views 31 Comments

The competition was held in Bucharest this afternoon.

# bucharest - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Conditions in Romanian orphanages remain an issue
# Lack Of Progress
# Lack Of Progress

Conditions in Romanian orphanages remain an issue

Nov 14th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,968 Views 14 Comments

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.

# bucharest - Friday 11 May, 2012

400 fans of Athletic Bilbao end up in Hungary for Europa League final
# Mishap
From The42
# Mishap

400 fans of Athletic Bilbao end up in Hungary for Europa League final

May 11th 2012, 11:35 AM 2,699 Views 1 Comment

Budapest. Bucharest. Potato. Tomato.

# bucharest - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Nine injured in Bucharest anti-austerity protest
# Romania
# Romania

Nine injured in Bucharest anti-austerity protest

Jan 15th 2012, 4:28 PM 2,340 Views 43 Comments

Thousands have taken to the streets in Romania to protest against austerity measures for a third consecutive day.

# bucharest - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Romanian lawmakers vote to euthanise stray dogs
# Romania
# Romania

Romanian lawmakers vote to euthanise stray dogs

Nov 22nd 2011, 2:50 PM 2,205 Views 21 Comments

Bucharest alone is home to an estimated 50,000 stray dogs.

# bucharest - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Lions discovered in Romanian backyard moved to zoo
# Romania
From The Daily Edge
# Romania

Lions discovered in Romanian backyard moved to zoo

Mar 16th 2011, 3:14 PM 422 Views 0 Comments

A Romanian man had kept the two lions – one male and one female – in his backyard.