Many Romanians were put off moving to the UK because of its increasingly racist rhetoric
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Thursday 20 May 2010
Blowing whistles and chanting in protest at a plan to cut public sector wages in the hope of shoring up Romania's ailing economy, a crowd of 40,000 marches through Bucharest.
Friday 19 February 2010
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has warned the club's Europa League campaign may be something of a war of attrition.
Thursday 24 December 2009
Friday 11 December 2009
Thursday 12 November 2009
Rangers have been fined 20,000 euros (£17,988) and been ordered to pay the cost of damage to the Steaua Stadium as a result of the improper conduct of their fans during the Champions League match against Unirea Urziceni in Romania last week.
Wednesday 04 November 2009
Rangers manager Walter Smith insists their Champions League humbling at the hands of Unirea Urziceni was down to his players simply not being good enough on the night — and not because they underestimated their opponents.
Monday 08 June 2009
Friday 06 March 2009
Saturday 10 January 2009
Sunday 30 November 2008
The Georgian President, Mikheil Saakashvili, has urged Nato members to bury their differences and agree to a "compromise" that would accelerate his country's membership of the Western military alliance, despite the fallout from Georgia's six-day war with Russia.
Friday 19 September 2008
Prime Minister Gordon Brown said today the Government was in "full support of the territorial integrity" of Georgia.
Friday 29 August 2008
In 1966, the year he was born, Marco Pontecorvo's father Gillo won the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion with one of the greatest postwar Italian films, The Battle of Algiers. Forty-two years on, the soft-spoken cinematographer stood with a look of stunned bemusement on his face as the Venice audience gave him a standing ovation and 12 minutes of applause for his first film as director.
Wednesday 20 August 2008
Monday 07 April 2008
It would be easy to conclude that Nato's 20th summit in Bucharest and George Bush's follow-up visit to Sochi have widened the gulf between the West and Russia. Easy, but not necessarily correct. True, the list of subjects over which the two sides spar remains lengthy, starting with Nato expansion into Ukraine and Georgia, the planned US missile defence shield in Eastern Europe and Kosovo's independence. But look closer and the much talked-about great clash is not getting any worse. On the contrary, both Russia and the US drew more success from the Nato summit in Bucharest than has been conceded, while the gap between Washington and Moscow may be closing. Cue for a further warming of ties following Dmitri Medvedev's coronation as Russia's President on 7 May.
Thursday 03 April 2008
It was Harold Macmillan, ever shrewd in the ways of politics, who said that the only way to hold a successful summit was to have the communiqué already written before you arrived. On that reading, the Nato summit in Bucharest has all the elements of a truly miserable failure.
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