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Romanians in the UK and the referendum on EU membership

Romanians in the UK and the referendum on EU membership

Romanian immigrants settled in the UK look forward to the outcome of the referendum on the country’s EU membership, given that an exit from the bloc would affect the status of Europeans on British territory. About three million citizens from ...

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The Sun: Criminal gang exposed. Thousands bought false Romanian passports to work illegally in the UK

The Sun: Criminal gang exposed. Thousands bought false Romanian passports to work illegally in the UK

A bombshell investigation has shown how crooks arrange false papers for Russian, Ukrainian and eastern European nationals so they can work in countries like the UK, thesun.co.uk reports. The gang are so brazen they even advertise their services in a ...

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Can one really speak about corrupt countries?

Can one really speak about corrupt countries?

 by Alina Mungiu-Pippidi Corruption researcher Alina Mungiu-Pippidi challenges the politically correct views at the recent London summit on anti-corruption.   Prime Minister Cameron shocked everyone by referring to Afghanistan and Nigeria as possibly some of the most corrupt countries of ...

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Al Jazeera reveals modern slavery in the UK, Romanian workers live in shocking conditions

Al Jazeera reveals modern slavery in the UK, Romanian workers live in shocking conditions

The findings prompted a warning from Britain’s anti-slavery commissioner that companies all over the United Kingdom could unwittingly be using modern-day slaves. Secret filming by Al Jazeera uncovered shocking conditions at a carwash in Kent, southeast England, used by dealerships. ...

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Public Integrity: A multi-speed Europe

Public Integrity: A multi-speed Europe

The first objective report ranking public integrity in European Union member states shows Finland leading and Bulgaria lagging behind.   By Ramin Dadašov  The Dutch Presidency of the European Union released on Thursday 21 January at the European Commission in ...

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Books from the penitentiary: Miron Mitrea’s confessions – election frauds, taking over opinion polls, aware Ponta would lose presidential race

Books from the penitentiary: Miron Mitrea’s confessions - election frauds, taking over opinion polls, aware Ponta would lose presidential race

Former social-democrat Transport Minister Miron Mitrea is writing the third book while serving his sentence for corruption at the Poarta Alba penitentiary. The book, titled ‘Electoral campaigns 1996-2014’, reveals interesting things, according to evz.ro. Mitrea tells the stories of election ...

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The European Parliament’s Budgetary Control Committee demands answers on Commissioner Creţu

European Commissioner Cretu: Disengagements of European funds have dropped by 90 pc. Minister Raducu: We hope to reach 70 pc accessing rate for 2007-2013

The European Parliament’s Budgetary Control Committee has asked the Commission to explain the work habits of its EU regional policy chief, Corina Creţu, following a report in politico.eu that nearly half of her cabinet resigned during her first year in ...

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