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Romanian president Klaus Iohannis:  One of the big stumbling blocks to tourism development is the poor infrastructure. Roads are like those in Ireland before EU money. Photograph: Jacek Turczyk

Sitting in a guest house in the heart of the Danube Delta, eating a delicious fish stew made with pike while a group of ethnic Russians performed a fo(...)

Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea: sentenced last week for involvement in an abuse of office scandal. Photograph: Inquam Photos/Liviu Florin Albei

Political tension in Romania is rising after ruling party chief Liviu Dragnea vowed to push ahead with deeply controversial reforms, despite President(...)

Casian Bot  leaving the Four Courts  after he was fined €4 000. Photograph: Collins Courts

Sixteen motorists accused of dodging M50 tolls were hit with fines totalling €174,000 on Monday. The penalties ranging from €4,000 to €21,000 were ha(...)

Pro-government supporter holds cutouts of Romanian president Klaus Iohannis and head of anti-corruption agency Laura Codruta Kovesi dressed as prisoners at a meeting organised by the PSD  ruling party in Bucharest. Photograph: Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty

More than 150,000 Romanians have taken to the streets in rival rallies as tension grows over government efforts to oust the country’s chief anti-corru(...)

Adrian Coman, who took a case  on the rights of same-sex unions, at a press conference in Bucharest, Romania. File photograph: Daniel  Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images

EU countries that have not legalised same-sex marriage must respect the residency rights of spouses who are of the same sex and want to live together (...)

Protesters shouting anti-government slogans in front of the Romanian government headquarters in Bucharest on May 30th. Photograph:  Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images

Civil society groups in Romania have appealed to its president to hold urgent talks on the faltering fight against graft, as its populist government s(...)

Torture is impermissible in Europe, according to the European Convention on Human rights, signed in 1953 and now adhered to by the 47 members of the C(...)

Marion Cotillard in Ismael’s Ghosts

We all like films that ask questions. The weirder and more slippery the questions the better. Right? The problem comes when we’re not sure if the ques(...)

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said Mr Zait died from serious head injuries sustained during a ‘brutal and senseless attack’ in daylight hours. File photograph: PA

Three people were being questioned by police last night in connection with the death of a fisherman following an attack in Co Down on Tuesday. Stefa(...)

In the event of a No vote, article 40.3.3 will remain in place as well as the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act, which allows for terminations when a mother’s life is at risk, including on the grounds of suicide

Voters will go to the polls this Friday to determine the future of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution. The ballot paper will ask whether articl(...)

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