Victor Ponta

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Klaus Iohannis, leader of Romania’s center-right Liberals and mayor of  Sibiu: his  enduring popularity and apparent incorruptibility has made him a figure of some curiosity. Photograph: Raed Krishan/AP

If, 25 years ago, Romanians believed Nicolae Ceausescu’s tyranny would be replaced by a fair and flourishing market democracy, experience soon taught (...)

 Klaus Iohannis salutes the crowds  in central Bucharest Romania yesterday.  He  defied expectations to win Romania’s presidential election yesterday, inflicting a shock defeat on prime minister Victor Ponta. Photograph: Raed Krishan/EPA

Provincial mayor Klaus Iohannis defied expectations to win Romania’s presidential election yesterday, inflicting a shock defeat on prime minister Vic(...)

Romanian nationals  queued for up to eight hours outside the Romanian embassy on Waterloo Road, Dublin, to vote in the Romanian presidential elections. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The second round of the presidential elections in Romania saw socialist prime minister Victor Ponta run against liberal Klaus Iohannis. The race was (...)

Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s prime minister, gestures whilst speaking during a news conference at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid today. Photograph: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg.

Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy today said he would appear before parliament to face questions over a corruption scandal, relenting to pressure (...)

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