The European bison is the heaviest surviving wild animal in Europe today. The animals went extinct in the wild in 1927 when the last one was killed by poachers in the western Caucasus. The only bison left were to be found in zoos across Europe.
On April 15 the majority of people at an EU conference voted in favour of introducing new measures to make Europe's trucks safer and more fuel efficient. Will the proposed measures actually make trucks any safer or less thirsty however?
Former Ryder Cup player Ross Fisher returned to winning ways by triumphing in the Tshwane Open on Sunday, seeing off a spirited challenge from Michael Hoey to secure his first European Tour victory for four years.
Relief was etched all across George Coetzee's face when the South African ended an agonising sequence of 24 top-10 finishes without a win by landing his maiden European Tour victory at the Joburg Open.
Rory McIlroy was left to rue some unreadable greens as his winless streak on the European Tour extended to 15 events following a two-over-par 74 in the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday.
Champion Stephen Gallacher amassed seven birdies and an eagle on the back nine on Saturday, tying a European Tour record, as the scintillating Scot snatched the Dubai Desert Classic third-round lead from Ror
Italy's Edoardo Molinari is confident he can break back into Europe's top 50 this year after shooting a seven-under 65 at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday, his best round in nearly two injury-ravaged yea
Rory McIlroy hit a sizzling nine-under 63 to lead the first round of the $2.5 million Dubai Desert Classic by two strokes on Thursday, bolstering his hopes of claiming a first European tour win since 2012.
Genetic studies suggest hunter-gatherers and immigrant farmers lived side-by-side for more than 2,000 years in Central Europe, before the agricultural lifestyle won over. This finding overturns some previous thinking.