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Romanian Stray Dogs - Court of Appeal Suspends Execution Methodology of "Killing Law".

Rita Pal | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK
Rita Pal

This court victory is a welcome ray of light for Romanian stray dogs. Four Paws should be congratulated for their brave challenge. Their journey has been difficult and fraught with repeated harassment from the authorities. Nevertheless, justice is being served. The bigger and more important question is this - will the Romanian authorities pay heed to this ruling, or will they merely conduct executions in secret?

Catalina: A Young Life Lost in the Tunnels of Bucharest

Jim Wickens | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK
Jim Wickens

The following morning, the day of Catalina's funeral, it was the turn of Bruce Lee - the self-styled "King of the Sewers". Never shy of a spectacle, he arrived barefoot with his head painted in Aurolac, a luminous helmet of bright silver paint that the addicts sniff. A stark reminder of the crazed drug-infested atmosphere where Catalina had died.

Justice for Romanian Stray Dogs?

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK
Dr Daniel Allen

Romania hit the international headlines in early September 2013, after a four-year-old boy was left unsupervised in a Bucharest park and mauled to death by stray dogs. A public backlash led to vigilante killings, and protests calling for government action. Images of dogs being beaten to death, and bloodied corpses lining pavements were shared across the world through social media.

The Figures Are In: Here Are The Ten Least Expensive Cities In The World To Live In

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

And Here Are The MOST Expensive Cities In The World To Live In... The Indian city of Mumbai has been named the least expensive city in the world t...

Jessica Elgot

Romanians Less Interested In UK.. But British Firms Are Crying Out For Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Recruitment figures from Romania have poured cold water on the notion that its citizens are desperate to move to Britain, and instead reveal how Briti...

WATCH: Which Spurs Man Has Been On The Sauce? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Sport

Tottenham defender Vlad Chiricheș has only been in England six months but has already embraced the country's drinking culture. The Romanian defend...

Four Paws Saves Mutilated Romanian Dog

Rita Pal | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK
Rita Pal

I have written about the plight of stray dogs in Romania several times recently, in an attempt to turn the spotlight of publicity onto the darkest shadows of human cruelty towards our fellow creatures...

Romanian Dogs Need Urgent Adoption

Rita Pal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Rita Pal

This week, animal welfare organisations in Romania have described the situation there as critical. The plight of Romanian stray dogs following t...

The Romanian Dog Massacre Begins

Rita Pal | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK
Rita Pal

The Romanian Parliament has ruled that all stray dogs will be killed if, after fourteen days, they remain unadopted. The strays' plight was discuss...

From Bucharest to Brasov: Is Romania the Next Big Thing?

Lizzie Davey | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Davey

Let's face it; Romania isn't a tourist hotspot. Visitors don't flock to it like they do to Paris and it is definitely no Costa del Sol. In fact, at many of the obvious tourist points such as train stations and guide book attractions, it's difficult to find anyone who speaks English. This is no bad thing at all.

Humanity as One Soul

Laila Escartín-Sorjonen | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK
Laila Escartín-Sorjonen

Let's imagine humanity as one soul: a soul with a light side and a dark side. The war in Gaza, in which right now Palestinians and Israelis are bomb...

Twenty(2)too Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

Fashion label twenty(2)too unveiled their Autumn/Winter 2012 collection a few months ago during Berlin Fashion Week.

Here Comes The Bride, Duck! (VIDEO, PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK

A Romanian model from Bucharest has officially set the Guinness World Record for the longest bridal train, measuring a phenomenal three kilometres (1....

Journalists and the European Project

Jonathan Fryer | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Politics
Jonathan Fryer

The European Union - warts and all - has largely been constructed by politicians, albeit with the help of technocrats. But the media also have an important role to play in the evolution of the ongoing European project.