Transkribus system makes breakthrough in understanding medieval texts

· Euronews · Innsbruck, Austria

How do you find a text in ancient manuscripts, and do it fast? Until recently, computers weren’t very good in reading handwritten scripts — but now artificial intelligence has produced a breakthrough. The Tyrolean State Archive in Innsbruck stores countless

Virtual reality brings sunken civilisations to life

· Euronews · Bacoli, Italy

The sunken ruins of ancient cities, the monuments of lost civilisations, may reappear before our eyes thanks to new technologies of augmented reality. Euronews’ Denis Loctier went to Italy for Futuris to investigate a remarkable new tool under development. Two

How technology is helping protect Europe’s heritage sites from climate change

· Euronews · Gubbio, Venice, Florence (Italy), Heraklion (Greece)

Old town quarters, such as in Gubbio, Italy, are a matter of local pride and an irresistible tourist attraction. But are we at risk of losing our historic heritage to climate change? The 14th century Palazzo dei Consoli is one

The sky’s the limit in Batumi

· Euronews · Batumi, Georgia

In our Adventures series, we are exploring Batumi, one of Georgia’s largest cities and its most popular Black Sea resort. “This cable car, Argo, is taking us to the top of Anuria mountain,” explained our intrepid reporter Denis Loctier. “it

Trailer: Georgian Adventures

· Euronews · Georgia

The Republic of Georgia is where adventures never end! From the seaside to the mountaintop — We explore Georgia’s pristine landscapes… …and discover its upbeat resorts. Join us in Georgian Adventures, this month on Euronews and Euronews.com.

Exploring Japan’s hot springs

· Euronews · Beppu, Japan

Beppu, the Japanese spa resort on the island of Kyushu, is famous for its onsen — natural hot springs. Denis Loctier, Euronews: “In Japan, underground heat turns into a rather heavenly experience for many tourists visiting the hot spring town of

Cycling over the sea

· Euronews · Shimanami Kaido, Japan

In this episode of Adventures, we hop on bikes in our continuing exploration of Japanese islands. Denis Loctier, Euronews: “Did you know that in Japan, you can cross the sea on a bicycle? Small islands between Honshu and Shikoku are linked

Exploring Japan’s wonders by kayak

· Euronews · Miyajima, Japan

Our Japanese Adventures continue on Itsukushima – a small island in Hiroshima Bay, often called Miyajima, or the “Shrine Island”. Denis Loctier, Euronews: “It’s rather unusual to discover a famous landmark on a kayak, except if you’re visiting the Itsukushima Shrine,

Pilgrimage trail on Shikoku Island

· Euronews · Shikoku Island, Japan

A journey of discovery and enlightenment: our Japanese Adventures continue on the island of Shikoku with its 88 temples welcoming pilgrims from around the world. Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four principle islands, is encircled with sacred places of Buddhism.

Would-be ninjas nurture their inner warrior in Akame, Japan

· Euronews · Akame, Japan

Our Japanese Adventures begin on the Honshu island where the pristine forest in Iga Province is known as the birthplace of ninja. Ninja is the stuff of legends and many action films. Now, anybody can let out their inner ninja