Expert urges UN remedies for lead poisoning victims

Mar 13, 2019

A human rights expert has urged the United Nations to take "immediate action" to provide justice and remedies to displaced minority communities in Kosovo who were sheltered on toxic wasteland

Croatia's top oyster farmers in alarm after norovirus found

Mar 11, 2019

Oyster farming is the pride of this small town in the south of Croatia's Adriatic Sea coast

EU Court says public must have access to weed killer studies

Mar 7, 2019

An EU high court says that the European Food Safety Authority should not have refused the public access to studies on the possible harmful effect of the weed killer glyphosate on humans _ documents that were used in a decision on the use of pesticides

Happy Beer Day! Iceland marks 30th anniversary of end of ban

Mar 1, 2019

Icelanders are celebrating the end, three decades ago, of a sobering dry spell in their country's history - a ban on beer

8 die of measles in Ukraine this year as outbreak worsens

Feb 13, 2019

Eight people have died of measles in Ukraine since the start of the year

Lithuania makes record hashish seizure, bound for Russia

Feb 13, 2019

Authorities in Lithuania have confiscated 1.5 tons of hashish with a street value estimated to be of 20 million euros, making it the largest seizure ever made in the small Baltic country

Bulgaria, UK to investigate possible poisoning links

Feb 11, 2019

Bulgaria and Britain say they will jointly investigate possible connections between a poison attack on a Russian ex-spy in England and the poisoning of the Bulgarian owner of an arms factory in 2015

Bulgaria to investigate 3rd suspect in UK ex-spy poisoning

Feb 10, 2019

Bulgaria plans to investigate reports that a third suspect in the nerve agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England allegedly was involved in a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria, a Bulgarian party official said Sunday

Convictions issued over Hungary sludge flood that killed 8

Feb 4, 2019

Two former executives of an alumina plant in Hungary have been convicted and sentenced to prison for an industrial disaster that killed eight people and injured more than 220 in flooded towns and villages, a Hungarian court said

Cyprus court rejects organ trafficking suspect's extradition

Jan 25, 2019

A lawyer representing a man sought in Russia in connection with an organ trafficking case says a Cypriot court has rejected Moscow's request to extradite him

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