Romania

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Acasă, My Home review – paradise lost for off-grid family forcibly sent back to the city
Radu Ciorniciuc directs a beautifully measured portrait of a Romanian family forcibly removed from their wilderness home

Andrew Pulver

22, Jun, 2021 @3:00 PM

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One in five people in parts of EU pay bribes for healthcare, survey finds
Corruption report says third of EU residents used personal connections to access care during Covid crisis

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

15, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Liechtenstein prince accused of shooting Romania’s largest bear
Environmental groups say Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein shot bear, named Arthur, in a protected area

Adam Alexander in Transylvania

05, May, 2021 @7:13 PM

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Romania’s extreme conditions: from Danube-freezing winters to 42C summers
Country’s inland coastline along the Black Sea enjoys milder weather and its resorts are popular destinations

Stephen Moss

05, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Romanians are crushed by the state that should protect them. Our film shows how | Alexander Nanau and Antoaneta Opriș
There’s still no justice for the 64 lives lost in a 2015 nightclub fire. Our Oscar-nominated film Collective tells their story, say director Alexander Nanau and co-writer Antoaneta Opriș

Alexander Nanau and Antoaneta Opriș

06, Apr, 2021 @9:59 AM

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At least 20 livestock ships caught in Suez canal logjam
Concerns for animals’ welfare if Ever Given blockage crisis is protracted

Sophie Kevany and Michael Safi

26, Mar, 2021 @5:40 PM

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Germany and Belgium poised to tighten lockdowns as Covid cases surge
EU cancels in-person summit as politicians across Europe voice concerns about health systems becoming overwhelmed

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

21, Mar, 2021 @5:15 PM

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Gurrumul, Omar Souleyman, 9Bach and DakhaBrakha: the best global artists the Grammys forgot
From the Godfathers of Arabic rap to the father of Ethio-jazz, Grammy-winning producer Ian Brennan guides a tour through global music’s greatest

Ian Brennan

11, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn review –  absurdist provocation in Covid-torn Romania
The mock trial of a teacher puts history on the stand in Radu Jude’s peculiar revenge porn story – but what is it telling us?

Peter Bradshaw

03, Mar, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Uppercase Print review – a fierce denunciation of Ceaușescu's Romania
Radu Jude dramatises the case of a disenchanted teenager turned in to the secret police in 1980s Romania in this chilling work of filmed theatre

Peter Bradshaw

15, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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People-smuggling gang members jailed over Essex lorry deaths
Two ringleaders receive sentences of 27 and 20 years after 39 Vietnamese people suffocated in container

Amelia Gentleman

22, Jan, 2021 @2:46 PM

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Essex lorry deaths: two found guilty over manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese people
People-smugglers convicted of manslaughter and of conspiring to transport migrants

Amelia Gentleman

21, Dec, 2020 @1:59 PM

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