Gypsies and Travellers are more likely than most to live in poverty, and lose out from the design of Universal Credit
The harsh reality of life as a gypsy has been revealed by the first census of the travelling community. They are in poorer
Did you instantly believe that the Roma had abducted any of the three children taken from their families in Ireland or Greece this month? Pause a moment. Have a look at yourself. Why did you believe it?
Old and contemporary European folklore is full of stories about Roma, Europe's most vilified minority, abducting children. In Ireland, the Travellers, an indigenous ethnic minority, sometimes represent the abducting bogey. Where did this myth come from, and why do people still believe it?
There's a big apology and quite possibly a rather large compensation cheque heading to the Roma family in Ireland who had
A blonde-haired, blue-eyed seven year-old girl has been put into care after being taken from a Roma family in Ireland. A
UPDATE: The Department for Communities and Local Government has said the wording of the press release was amended for technical
Britain's 300,000 Gypsies, Roma and Travellers are cited by Travellers' Times (Britain's only national magazine for the community) as the 'most misunderstood and misrepresented community in the UK'. So we decided to dedicate a season of films to try to redress the imbalance, and give our Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities a platform from which they can tell their own stories.
The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain has described the condemnation of two adverts for Channel 4's Big Fat Gypsy Wedding
The majority of protesters arrested at Dale Farm travellers site last October will not face further action by the council