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EU elections: Domestic struggles split Romania voters between nationalistic, populist government and mostly European-friendly opposition

2019-05-25 23:17:00 Hotnews.ro
Romania on Sunday joins fellow EU member countries in the elections for the European Parliament, seen here mostly as a test for domestic political powers before a wave of local, general and presidential elections in 2019-2020. The EP elections, marked by populist-leaning campaign debates related heavily to the struggles of Romanian politics and judicial matters and less about EU affairs, will be doubled by a national referendum on support for Romanian justice against governing coalition's attacks.

Romania Set For Referendum On Controversial Anti-Corruption And Judicial Reforms

2019-05-25 21:09:00
Romanians are preparing to vote on May 26 in a referendum on the leftist ruling coalition's drive to reverse anti-corruption reforms in one of the European Union's most corrupt countries. The ...

From fleeing communist Romania to running an F1 team

2019-05-25 02:51:00
There is a little corner of Oxford inhabited by Formula 1 royalty. The area north of the city, known as Summertown, is where Mercedes chief Toto Wolff resides. McLaren's racing director Gil de Ferran ...

Romania’s ruling party hires Brussels lobbyists to clean up image

2019-05-24 09:59:00
Romania’s Social Democrats want a makeover. The ruling PSD party, which has clashed with the European Commission and its European political family over the state of rule of law in the country, has ...

Aidy Boothroyd signs two-year extension as England under 21 head coach

2019-05-24 01:13:00
They are now preparing for next month's championship in Italy and San Marino, where England have been drawn alongside France, Croatia and Romania in their group. Boothroyd is set to name his squad for ...

Romania's anti-corruption referendum explained

2019-05-24 00:03:00
Besides electing their new European Parliament members on Sunday, Romanians will be taking part in another vote, a referendum which their president says lets voters express their frustration over ...

The romance of Romania! Drone shots reveal the country's stunning scenery

2019-05-23 22:10:00
Romania may well be the home of Dracula, but the country definitely won't fill you with horror, as these incredible drone photographs show. They were taken by Radio Free Europe photographer Amos ...

State aid for film production in Romania a success

2019-05-23 21:45:00
The state aid programme for film production in Romania was a success, with tens of national and international productions requesting funding from the scheme, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila told her ...

How MSD Romania improved women's health

2019-05-23 18:04:00
A long-term educational campaign by pharmaceutical company MSD Romania that successfully raised awareness of the dangers of cervical cancer among women and persuaded the government to address the ...