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Deutsche Welle: EU funds spent on ‘brutal revamp’ of Romania’s Saxon churches

Standing to face a room full of angry conservationists, the Romanian Evangelical Church lawyer Friedrich Gunesch looks red faced and shaken. Over the last four hours he has faced accusations of corruption, ineptitude and the deliberate destruction of historical monuments, ...

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Romanian MPs, passionate about motorcycles, boats and… things

According to the latest wealth statements, Romanian MPs seem to be more and more passionate about boats, motorcycles, scooters, ski jets, caravans and tractors, agricultural machinery and trailers. PSD’s Labour Minister Rovana Plumb owns a Malagutti scooter made in 2003, ...

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Dacia Duster: Exceptional value… and it’s quite handsome

“With prices from £9,495, the comprehensively upgraded Dacia Duster is aimed fair and square at those looking for exceptional value for money, who are sold on the 4×4 SUV concept but cannot afford Chelsea tractor prices. But, in its latest ...

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The biggest forestation action in Romania to kick off in October

The largest volunteering forestation initiative countrywide is due to kick off on October 24 when over 30 counties will concurrently start the forestation action with 1 million seedlings on public areas. The baby trees will be taken care of for ...

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Transfagarasan speed record set by Italian driver Flavio Barrone

Italian rally driver Flavio Barrone attempted to set a speed record on Monday for the distance between Balea Cascada and Balea Lac waterfall in a luxury sports car. Traffic on Transfagarasan highroad was blocked for more than four hours. The ...

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Three PSD camps – battle scenarios

Victor Ponta’s announcement of leaving the Social-Democratic Party (PSD) leading office revealed backstage games of PSD leaders trying to get the party leadership. The step back made by Victor Ponta has opened new horizons for his rivals in the party, ...

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