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Catalonia ex-officials surrender to Belgian police

Carles Puigdemont

Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont (photo) and four former advisers have turned themselves in to Belgian police, says a prosecutors’ spokesman He said an investigating judge would decide by Monday morning whether to execute an EU arrest warrant issued by ...

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Romanian seaside tourism – up by about 5pc in 2017. Private dwellings accounted for 15pc of total rents

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The Romanian seaside tourism has increased by 5% this year as compared to 2016 and about 15% of the rented accommodation was represented by private dwellings, according to a press release from the Federation of Romanian Tourism Employers Federation (FPTR) ...

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One Romanian dead, another one injured in car crash in Belgium

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A 46-year-old Romanian citizen living in Belgium has died and anothe rone has been injured following car crash on a Belgium national road, Belgian media reported. The Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) confirmed that one Romanian citizen had died while another ...

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Update: 1,000 kg of liquid egg yolk from Germany, contaminated with Fipronil, seized in Timis County. EC calls for meeting on contamination


Inspectors with the Timis County Veterinary and Food Safety Directorate have seized on Wednesday, in specific control actions, a quantity of 1,000 kg of liquid egg yolk, a product contaminated with Fipronil, coming from Germany, according to the Alert System ...

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Turkish female activist Nalan Oral arrested in Romania, released from prison

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The High Court of Cassation and Justice (Romania’s Supreme Court) has ruled on Tuesday to release Turkish female activist Nalan Oral from jail after the court acknowledged that prosecutors had withdrawn their appeal against the woman. The decision is final. ...

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Alleged terrorist in Arges denies accusations, under arrest for 30 days

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The Romanian in Arges County, allegedly to have joined the Islamic State, has been arrested for 30 days. The alleged terrorist, Ionuţ Cătălin Bălan, said on Friday that he is ‘in for a bluff’. Asked by the journalists present at ...

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EC requests Romania, Belgium to apply EU rules on payment accounts


The European Commission is urging Belgium and Romania to send details about how the Payment Accounts Directive (Directive 2014/92/EU) is being enacted in their domestic law, an obligation they had to fulfil by 18 September 2016. The Directive gives all ...

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