Bucharest will be Gabriela Firea’s political grave

A number of historic buildings on Calea Victoriei – Bucharest’s most famous street – have been defaced this week, their ground floor exteriors painted in a number of colours. As we write, four buildings have been reported sullied. The city council has pleaded ignorance, but one painter told reporters on Wednesday that he had been… Continue reading Bucharest will be Gabriela Firea’s political grave

Another win for Bucharest

Bucharest was named as Europe’s most congested city (fifth worldwide) by GPS software developer TomTom in its annual traffic index. Strangely, the city’s mayor Gabriela Firea has not yet commented on Bucharest taking such a prestigious title, despite congestion growing by a whopping seven per cent – overtaking both Moscow and Beijing – so far… Continue reading Another win for Bucharest

Today in Romania: 09/01/17

Temperatures in Bucharest reached lows of -16°C early on Monday morning, with even colder weather set for Monday night/Tuesday morning. Lows of -29°C are expected in some parts of Romania, with temperatures in the capital slipping below -20°C. Much of the country is subject to an amber weather alert, which will remain in place until… Continue reading Today in Romania: 09/01/17