Irish athletes face an uphill struggle at the World Athletics Championships, which kick off in London tomorrow. Fierce global competition and drugs are two obvious reasons but there are obstacles a lot closer to home, argues Brendan O’Brien.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
THE city of Vienna lies at the heart of this difficult but rewarding novel which was longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
The swollen River Danube is approaching Budapest, where soldiers and volunteers are building flood walls, officials said.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2013
Giant chunks of melting ice broke free on the River Danube in Serbia today, damaging hundreds of boats, sweeping away several barges and sinking one of Belgrade’s trademark floating nightclubs.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2012
A 97-YEAR-OLD man was cleared of war crimes charges stemming from a raid by Hungarian forces that killed 35 people in Serbia during the Second World War.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2011
A 97-year-old man was cleared today of war crimes charges stemming from a raid by Hungarian forces that killed 35 people in Serbia during the Second World War.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2011
Romanian witches are planning to curse the country’s rulers for taxing them.
Thu, 06 Jan, 2011
Officials in Hungary have said the size of the toxic sludge disaster is almost as big as that of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
Five people are now reported to have died as a result of Hungary's toxic sludge spill.
Tests are being carried out along on the River Danube as toxic red sludge from Hungary makes its way downstream.
Thousands of residents have been evacuated from two flood-hit villages in western Romania as the waters of the River Danube hit near record levels today.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2006
Floods are threatening Budapest, as levels surge on the River Danube. Over 100 people have died since water began sweeping through the middle of Europe.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2002
DAVID BECKHAM admitted he must ‘raise the bar’ if he is to avoid being dumped from the Manchester United line-up.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2002
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