The financial crisis is taking a heavy toll in central and Eastern Europe, where the downturn brought an economic boom to a grinding and painful halt. Focus investigates how Romania is cutting costs to battle the effects of the global recession.
Ferrari's Felipe Massa, who survived a violent accident during the qualifiers for the Hungarian Grand Prix, told the British tabloid 'News Of The World' on Sunday that he was 'lucky to be alive', but that he intends to race again.
The personal doctor of Felipe Massa has said that the driver is up and moving around and should be ready to leave intensive care soon. The Ferrari driver was involved in a serious accident during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
A dozen European leaders are marking the 20th anniversary of the symbolic fall of the Iron Curtain. On June 27, 1989, the Hungarian and Austrian foreign ministers symbolically cut a wire representing the border between their two countries.
In this edition: Silvio Berlusconi turns his divorce into a political weapon; we visit a fish farm near Venice; Europeans flock to Hungary for cheap dental care and we learn about the possible rebirth of a minority language.
Boosted by political instability and a recession that has badly hit the country, polls show that the Hungarian far-right party Jobbik can reach the five percent required at the European elections to enter the EU Parliament.
A Hungarian court said Wednesday, Paris had until May 25 to produce an international warrant for Irina Belenkaya, a Russian woman accused of orchestrating the abduction of her three-year old daughter in France three weeks ago.
The Hungarian parliament chose economist Gordon Bajnai (pictured) as the country's new prime minister on Tuesday as protesters angered by the decision to bypass elections clashed with police outside, calling for a vote.
The French Foreign Ministry has said that it would be "favourable" to opening discussions with Russia to determine what is in the "best interests" of three-year-old Elise, who returned to France Tuesday with her father.