Beautiful Romania has moved with the times
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Back then, Romania was still coming down off the adrenalin rush of its revolution. Its second city was not a safe or happy place. Ethnic Hungarians glared at ethnic Romanians and blamed them for Ceausescu. Food was scarce and too expensive for almost …
Romania says there won't be an immigrant 'invasion' as EU restrictions are lifted
Speaking on the BBC programme The World at One, Philppa Roe, the leader of Westminster City Council, said that local authorities had “no idea” how many people from Bulgaria and Romania would move to Britain after immigration restrictions are lifted on …
EasyJet: No rise in passengers from Romania or Bulgaria
He said: "EasyJet currently only flies to two destinations in Bulgaria and Romania and other airlines provide far more frequent services. "We haven't seen any evidence of an increase to our passenger numbers from January 2014 on these routes.".
Romania dismisses fears of migrant 'invasion' of UK
A spokeswoman for the Romanian foreign ministry has dismissed claims that the UK could see an "invasion" of migrants and said that some media reports have bordered on racism. Brandusa Predescu told the BBC: "There isn't going to be an invasion of …
Romania dismisses UK 'invasion' fears
The Romanian foreign ministry has dismissed talk in the British media of an "invasion" when work restrictions are lifted on Wednesday. "The UK for now is not even the preferred destination for Romanians," said spokeswoman Brandusa Predescu.
Why Romania and Bulgaria want us to take their Roma
Romania and Bulgaria: 'If people go to Britain, of course it's to contribute'
EU to lift 'migration quarantine' for Romania, Bulgaria
UK 'most lucrative' destination for Romanian and Bulgarian migrants
A worker with a spouse and two children on half the average wage in Romania or Bulgaria would be three times better off in Spain or Italy but six times better off in the UK, according to its report. The think-tank found that Germany remains the "most …
The man who brought hope to Romania
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An inspiration man from Tunbridge Wells who visited Romania on holiday and ended up founding a charity which is building the country's first in-patient teaching hospice has been recognised by the Queen. Father-of-five Graham Perolls, 63, from Bishop's …
'Thousands' of Bulgarian and Romanian migrants expected
A top Tory warned that a minority of the immigrants from Romania and Bulgaria could escalate existing problems, including pickpocketing and defecating on doorsteps. Philippa Roe, Conservative leader of Westminster City Council, told BBC Radio 4's The …
Preserving traditions in Western Romania: the pig sacrifice festival
Twelve teams slaughtered one pig each on Sunday morning (December 29) in Pecica, a city in Western Romania, during the fourth edition of the local gastronomic competition called “Pomana Porcului” (roughly translated as the pig's alms). One of the most …