Romania

Horror in Romanian Dog Shelters - Exposed

Rita Pal | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK
Rita Pal

Visit Romania. MK Gandhi once said, "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated". Romania has suffered a number of...

A Global View on Responsible Mining - a reality in the 21st century

Catalin Hosu | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK
Catalin Hosu

In the past years, there has been a massive movement against mining in general and against gold mining throughout the world. The voices that stand aga...

'They Were Lucky' - Afghan Immigrants Rescued From Dinghy

PA | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

Nine suspected illegal immigrants had to be rescued when they became stranded on a small power boat in the English Channel. Their rigid inflatable ...

EU Students Cost UK Taxpayer £38m In Unpaid Student Loans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

European students are costing UK taxpayers £38m in unpaid student loans, with those from countries such as Romania and Lithuania racking up the bigge...

WATCH: Well, It's One Way To Inspect A Sewage Pipe...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Meanwhile, over in Romania... a real-life Super Mario scene appears to be taking place. At first, it doesn't seem like anything particularly extra...

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.

"Refugees Welcome -- Bring Your Families"

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Politics
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

A modern economy needs a constant flow of new labour -- both skilled and unskilled -- and immigration is the only way to get it. Germany, UK and America have built their economies on this and I met a lady from Silicone Valley, the centre of America's IT industry who said her industry's message to the US Government is simple: "give us more Indians."

Freedoms and Freemen

Dr Ion Jinga | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Ion Jinga

The four freedoms of the European Union found inspiration in the British history of freedoms. In a way, it is an extension of the old Freedom of the City of London to the scale of a continent. This is one of the reasons Romanians have a great respect for the UK. They deserve to be treated with the same respect.

EU Election Results: A Symptom of a Less Peaceful Europe?

Barry Navarro | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Navarro

Since the last European elections were held in 2009, five EU countries - Greece, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus - have required bailouts, and unemployment across the continent has remained persistently high, particularly among young people.

Six Nations That Lurched Left, Not Right, At The EU Elections

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

Coverage of the European election results has been dominated by the sight of triumphant Nigel Farage celebrating Ukip coming top of the poll in the UK...

This Shocking Graph Shows How Worried Many Brits Are About Migrants

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Politics

Most Britons think there are more immigrants in the country, regardless of official statistics, showing the effect of the widespread hysteria whipped ...

These Are The Immigration Figures Cameron Doesn't Want You To See Today

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

Britain has put off thousands of international students coming to Britain to study, analysts claimed, as official figures revealed hike in immigration...

Mehdi's Minute: Ukip and European Elections Special Edition (VIDEO)

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Do you want my alternative, semi-serious take on the ongoing Ukip racism row and today's European elections? On the Croydon 'carnival of colour' and Nigel Farage's fondness for Romanians? Here's the political week in 60 seconds. Don't forget to vote!

42 Pictures That Show The Stunning Shambles Of The #Ukipcarnival

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

A mini street festival in Croydon organised by Ukip erupted on Tuesday afternoon with protesters besieging the event with signs calling the party and ...

Ukip's Carnival Is An Absolute Shambles

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons and Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Politics

The Ukip carnival, intended to rebuff allegations of racism, ended in carnage before Nigel Farage had even arrived - with a steel band refusing to pla...

Hayfever? Tired? 6 Lame Excuses Famous People Used For Being Accidentally Offensive

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

We've all been there. You've had a long day, you're a bit under the weather, and you say something racist. Or sexist. Or homophobic. This week two...

Bruce Lee and the Sewer Gang of Bucharest

Jim Wickens | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK
Jim Wickens

It seems like yesterday that the world woke to the shocking scenes of neglect and cruelty inside Romania's orphanages and care homes. Grainy Images of feces-stained wards, and babies chained to rusty cast-iron beds that seared in our minds. But 25 years on what has happened to Romania's abandoned children, and what fate awaits children from Romania's underfunded care system today?

Cameron Definitely Would Not Mind Having Romanian Neighbours

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has urged voters not to be "tempted" by Ukip, saying the eurosceptic party is being "found out" by a succession of rows over unpalatable...

Jessica Elgot

The Real Reason Britain's Party Leaders Won't Call Nigel Farage 'A Racist'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

"It bothers me a lot that you're associating with black people." Those are the now infamous words uttered by US basketball team owner Donald Stirl...

How Are 'Dodgy Employers' To Blame For Growth Of Ukip?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

"Dodgy employers" exploit the EU's freedom of movement for citizens, and the government needs to address the impact to stop the growth of Ukip, Yvette...

What's Farage's Excuse For His 'Romanian Neighbours' Comment?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Politics

Just a few short hours after "tired out" Nigel Farage made a semi-apology for his comments about undesirable Romanian neighbours, a defiant full-page ...

Jessica Elgot

The EU Country Offering The Most Jobs To Romanian Migrants Might Surprise You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

British employers fuelled the rise in Romanian workers in Britain throughout 2013 by advertising tens of thousands of jobs to eastern European candida...

Time Now to Stop the Scaremongering Against Romanians?

Dr Ion Jinga | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Ion Jinga

Alarmist "experts" predicted that 385,000 people will migrate from Romania and Bulgaria to the UK over the next five years. Migration Watch advanced 50,000 persons a year. Ukip spoke about 29million people, the entire population of the two countries combined, to flood the British shores. The official figures released today by ONS prove I was right.

There Are Actually FEWER Romanians Working In Britain Since January

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

A predicted flood of Romanian and Bulgarian migrants coming to Britain after border controls were lifted in January has failed to materialise - with a...

Child Witch Congo

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

I opened Mike's book with the intention of reading a few pages, seeing how bad it really was, and then giving it up with a clean conscience. Problem was I couldn't put the damn thing down and, with a growing sense of wonder, I realised I had stumbled across a gem.