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Tooth and claw: protective mother bear cuts off Dracula’s castle

Brown bear protecting three cubs closes Poenari Castle used by Romanias Vlad the Impaler in the 15th century While Draculas legend usually fails to scare tourists away from the blood-sucking vampires 15th century castle, a large, furry and protective mother bear has had more success. Romanian authorities have declared Poenari castle off limits after visitors climbing the 1,480 steps up to the ruins had close shaves with the animal and her three cubs. The environment ministry has given us the green light for the four bears to be captured and…

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Ilie Nastase faces censure for racist comments about Serena Williams

Ilie Nastase, Romanias captain, was heard to say of Serena Williams baby, due in the autumn: Lets see what colour it has. Chocolate with milk? Ilie Nastase could face censure after apparently making a racist comment about Serena Williams pregnancy on the eve of Romanias Fed Cup play-off against Great Britain. At a press conference to preview the tie in Constanta, which starts on Saturday, Romanias captain was heard to say of Williams baby, due in the autumn: Lets see what colour it has. Chocolate with milk? Williams announced on…

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