Monday, 26 July 2021
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Amsterdam News

Dutch recession affects horses

Over 4,500 horses have been put down in the Netherlands in the first six months of 2012 compared with 3,400 in the whole of 2011 according to a report in the daily tabloid NRC.next. According to th...
Paris News

United Buddy Bears show in Paris

United Buddy Bears are on show near the Eiffel Tower to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the twinning of Paris and Berlin and the 50th anniversary of the Elysee Treaty which marked the official recon...
Berlin News

Berlin’s town pigeons on the decrease

The number of town pigeons in Berlin is estimated to have fallen to 10,000 from 30,000 in 2001 according to a report from the nature protection association Nabu, one of largest in Germany. Part of...
Copenhagen News

Denmark consider dual citizenship

Most members of Denmark's parliament now support a measure in favour of dual citizenship that will be presented to the ministry of justice before the end of 2012. If the proposal were approved it w...
Vienna News

Vienna’s Lipizzaner mares and foals on show

Six Lipizzaner mares and their foals are on show at the famous Viennese Spanish Riding School from 3-29 July. During this period the school usually takes a summer break while the stallions are away fo...
Vienna News

Viennese street changes name

Vienna city council has approved plans to rename a street in Vienna named after a mayor who inspired Hitler’s anti-semitism. Karl Lueger Ring will become Universitaetring in the autumn when t...
Brussels News

Jazz Marathon in Brussels

Brussels is preparing for its 17th jazz marathon from 25-27 May. About 700 musicians play in 200 free concerts in four locations, Grand-Place, Place Sablon, Place Sainte-Catherine, Place Fernand Co...
London News

Police to use Battersea power station site

The site of the old Battersea power station, which has been waiting for over a quarter of a century to be redeveloped, has been earmarked as a police transport centre during the Olympic Games which be...
Jersey News

Jersey farmers check for Schmallenberg

Farmers in Jersey are worried that the death of five deformed lambs may indicate that the Schmallenberg viral infection has reached the island. The infection can also cause birth defects in cattle as...
Brussels News

Bird counting in Brussels

The weekend of 4-5 February is bird counting day in Belgium. Everyone is asked to note the number of different birds for at least half an hour on those days and then send the results to Natuurpunt or...
Vienna News

Vienna allows killing of boar

Austria gave permission at the end of November to extend hunting wild boar throughout the whole of the capital Vienna. Game hunting has always been allowed in some special reserves but now killing boa...
Oxford News

Oxford dog owners face stringent controls

Dog owners in Oxford face increased penalties for fouling and stiff fines for walking with more than four dogs, regardless of whether the dogs are under control or not, says the Oxford Mail. There...
Dublin News

New arrival in Dublin Zoo

A baby Western Lowland Gorilla has become Dublin Zoo's latest arrival and is drawing large crowds. Born to mother Lena on 27 March and weighing just 2kgs, the youngster has yet to be named. This is be...
Vienna News

Vienna carriage operators face tough new legislation

The horse-drawn carriages that are a favourite with tourists in Vienna are to be subject to stringent new laws to protect the welfare of the horses after widespread and prolonged criticism of the cond...
Dublin News

New arrivals at Dublin Zoo

Despite Ireland's arctic weather conditions, Dublin Zoo
London News

Dangerous dogs warnings in London’s schools

London authorities have announced a campaign to educate the capital
Jersey News

Durrell puts meerkats on camera in Jersey, Channel Islands

Meerkats can cheer up your life in the comfort of your own home, thanks to a new webcam service at Durrell Wildlife Park. By accessing the website www.durrell.org viewers can take a virtual journe...
Paris News

Rare panthers born in Paris zoo

Two rare clouded leopard cubs, normally found in South-East Asia and parts of China, have been shown to the public for the first time at Paris
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