Eastern Europe

Romania is betting on tourism for disabled

2017.08.08

The Romanian city of Constanza will become the first in Europe to have a beach dedicated exclusively to disabled individuals. The therapeutic will be developed on a plot of land that is 22,000 square ...

Showstopper in Serbian politics: lesbian Prime Minister

2017.06.16

Woman and lesbian, new Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic, has uprooted taboos in one of the most conservative and homophobic countries in Europe.42 years old, declared homosexual, she was just sworn in by the ...

Bikers build homes for poor families in Romania

2017.06.06

More than 130 bikers in Romania helped to build houses for 16 poor families in Cumpana, in the South – Eastern Romania. They worked together with the future house owners and specialists from the ...

In this case it’s homosexuals seeking asylum

2017.05.18

Lithuania is the first country in the world to concede the right to asylum to two homosexuals persecuted in Chechnya because of their sexual orientation. The announcement came from the Minister of Foreign Affairs ...

Revolution 2.0 in cemeteries

2017.03.27

In Maribor, Slovenia, the first digital tombstones have been installed. This revolution in the Cemetery industry was possible thanks to a collaboration between local entrepreneurs and the engineering school in the area. Tombstones 2.0 ...

Modern slaves coming from Albania headed to the U.K.

2017.03.17

Albania is the principle supplier of potential victims of modern slavery  to the United Kingdom. This fact emerged in the “National Referral Mechanism”. The inquiry initiated by a numer of British institutions traced the last three years ...

1,500 euro company bonus paid to every child born

2017.03.09

A 1,500-euro bonus paid for every child born to employees. While Italy is at the bottom of the ladder when it comes to the number of births, the Czech Republic is trying to reverse ...

Same-sex couples can enter into partnerships in Slovenia

2017.02.24

From today, same-sex couples can enter into partnerships in Slovenia. The new law give gay couples largely the same rights as heterosexuals though barring them from applying for joint adoption and medically assisted insemination. ...