Key rival of Romanian Laura Codruta Kovesi for top EU prosecutor job, France's Bohnert, favored for national position

2019-07-05 14:12:34 Hotnews.ro
Jean-Francois Bohnert, ​​one of the key contenders for the seat of top EU prosecutor, rivaling Romanian Laura Codruta Kovesi, is favored to take over as head of the French national financial prosecutor's office if he fails in his attempt to get the European job, according to TV5. This comes as, according to Romanian MEP Sigfried Muresan, Kovesi's chances to take the leadership of the European prodecutor's offie are rising as the priority of France in EU negotiations was to head the European Central Bank, which it obtained.

Heat to fuel severe thunderstorms from France to Romania this weekend

2019-07-05 10:33:00
Relief from the heat building back into central Europe is on the horizon but will come at the expense of potentially damaging thunderstorms this weekend. The surge of heat and humidity will help fuel ...

Romanian ex-President, now MEP Basescu: Macron and Merkel "managed to remove the East of the European Union out of the European Union"

2019-07-05 09:29:17 Hotnews.ro
​"Macron and Merkel, using Donald Tusk as a shield, have managed to remove the East of the European Union out of the European Union", says former Romanian President Traian Basescu, elected a member of the EP in the recent European elections, in a Facebook post on Friday.

Romania: Key rate remains on hold at 2.50%

2019-07-05 02:49:00
(MENAFN - ING) If it weren't for the 'maintaining strict control over money market liquidity mention, we could say that a clear dovish twist has appeared in NBR's governor Mugur Isarescu speech. ...

US Air Force relocates MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft from Poland to Romania

2019-07-04 15:49:46 Hotnews.ro
The US Air Force has relocated MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft from the Polish airbase at Miroslawiec to Campia Turzii in Romania, it has been announced.

First GDPR-related fine in Romania applied to bank over payers' personal data / Bank says problems solved

2019-07-04 15:32:00 Hotnews.ro
A bank was the first recipient of a fine in Romania for irregularities in applying the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The data protection authority in the country applied Unicredit Bank a fine amounting to EUR130,000 following an investigation that showed the bank revealed personal data of payers in transaction documents which were made available online to payment beneficiaries. UPDATE Contacted by HotNews.ro, the bank said it was informed about the data protection authority decision and that the respective issues have been solved.

Romania's Foreign minister dodges responsibility on key European-level cases

2019-07-04 15:21:18 Hotnews.ro
Romanian Foreign minister Teodor Melescanu on Thursday dodged responsibility for positions of the country's representatives in two European files - one related to a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case affecting a top local politician, and one related to Romania's candidate for the job of European chief prosecutor.

Romanian MPs aim to force working adults support their elderly parents through new bill

2019-07-04 11:17:04 Hotnews.ro
Romanian working adults would be forced by law to support their elderly parents in case of financial difficulties, according to a new bill submitted by a group of several dozen MPs, mostly belonging to the governing Social Democratic Party (PSD). The bill, which introduces even a prison sentence for certain circumstances, claims "moral norms are no longer enough" to tackle the issue.

All Romanian top-flight clubs to have women's teams by 2021

2019-07-04 11:06:00
BUCHAREST: All Romania's top division clubs have been told by the country's football federation to get licences to participate in the domestic championship by 2021. The decision, however, was strongly ...