Central Europe and Baltic states GDP will fall by 4.3% in 2020, ERBD report says

By |maj 13th, 2020|Baltic countries, Central Europe, Corona, COVID 19 crisis, ERBD, News, Poland, Regional Economy, Romania|

The economies of Central Europe and the Baltic states are seen contracting by 4.3% on average in 2020, according to a report by the European Bank for Reconstructing and Development (ERBD) published on Wednesday (13 May). The report also showed that EU ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Central Europe and Baltic states GDP will fall by 4.3% in 2020, ERBD report says

France kicks out Bulgarian seasonal workers despite Commission ‘guidelines’

By |maj 11th, 2020|Austria, Bulgaria, coronavirus, Discrimination, European Commission, France, News, Roma, Romania, seasonal workers|

Two groups of seasonal workers arriving in France by plane from Bulgaria have been sent back home by the French airport authorities, despite the European Commission's calls to ensure the freedom of movement of such “critical” personnel.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za France kicks out Bulgarian seasonal workers despite Commission ‘guidelines’

Chief European Prosecutor: We’re ready to start at full speed, safeguard our independence

By |maj 8th, 2020|EPPO, European Court of Human Rights, european public prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, News, Romania, Romania's National Anticorruption Directorate|

For the newly established European Public Prosecutor's Office to be a real game-changer, it must have sufficient financial resources and enough full-time European delegated prosecutors to conduct independent investigations in the member states, chief prosecutor Laura Codruța Kövesi said in her first exclusive interview in the new position.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Chief European Prosecutor: We’re ready to start at full speed, safeguard our independence

Britain turns to Eastern Europe, and charter flights, to save its crops

By |april 17th, 2020|agriculture, Brexit, Bulgaria, News, Poland, Romania, seasonal workers, Ukraine|

To save fields of asparagus and strawberries threatened with rotting, Britain is mobilising a workforce of students, the unemployed -- and workers from Europe.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Britain turns to Eastern Europe, and charter flights, to save its crops

Activists concerned over increase in waste smuggling in Romania

By |april 12th, 2020|Air Pollution, mafia, News, Romania|

Peacocks may not be the first thing visitors expect to see at a cement plant. But a factory in the Romanian town of Fieni has built a spacious aviary for the birds in a bid to convince the public of its environmental credentials.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Activists concerned over increase in waste smuggling in Romania

Spain wants jobless, immigrants to cover farm shortfall

By |april 8th, 2020|agriculture, Bulgaria, coronavirus, Morocco, News, refugee crisis, Romania, seasonal workers, Spain|

Spain moved on Tuesday (7 April) to tackle a shortfall of farm workers due to the coronavirus crisis by authorising the temporary hiring of tens of thousands of immigrants or jobless people.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Spain wants jobless, immigrants to cover farm shortfall

Easter European sex workers stranded in Germany as coronavirus shuts brothels

By |april 3rd, 2020|Bulgaria, coronavirus, EU borders, Germany, News, Poland, Romania, sex industry|

Thousands of foreign prostitutes working in Germany have been made homeless after brothels closed due to the coronavirus outbreak and borders snapped shut, making it difficult for them to return home.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Easter European sex workers stranded in Germany as coronavirus shuts brothels

‘No gloves, no masks’: Romania medical workers fear for lives in virus fight

By |april 2nd, 2020|coronavirus, hospitals, News, Romania|

"We don't have gloves, masks, anything," says one of the medical team at southeastern Romania's Râmnicu Sărat hospital, one of those designated to treat COVID-19 patients.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘No gloves, no masks’: Romania medical workers fear for lives in virus fight

Austria imports workers from Bulgaria, Romania to plug gaps in COVID-19 care

By |marec 31st, 2020|Austria, Bulgaria, coronavirus, healthcare, News, Romania, seasonal workers|

Chartered flights brought more than 200 health workers to Austria on Monday (30 March) to ensure that care was not disrupted by COVID-19 travel restrictions, a regional official said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria imports workers from Bulgaria, Romania to plug gaps in COVID-19 care

Romanian officials test for coronavirus before vote on new government

By |marec 14th, 2020|Breaking, Bucharest, coronavirus, COVID-19, Latest, News, Romania, update|

While the number of infected people rose to 96 (10 more cases than the day before) on Saturday (14 March), no one has yet died from the virus and seven people considered to have recovered. As the country is nearing...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romanian officials test for coronavirus before vote on new government