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The €30m hospital built by 300,000 people March 5

Coronavirus live updates March 9March 11March 13,

Covid-19 crisis stokes European tensions over migrant labour May 11


‘I want my country’s image to be good’: has Romania’s ruling party moved on? July 16


‘I wanted to channel the anger’: Europe’s fearless political playwrights February 12

‘Brexit created doubt’: Romanian workers turn backs on UK farms July 31


Protesters in Romania denounce plan to decriminalise misconduct offences February 1

Romanian PM to ‘press ahead’ with corruption decrees as protests grow February 2

Romanian justice minister resigns after angry anti-corruption protests February 9

‘We must fight on’ – Romania’s crusader against corruption will not back down February 12

Romania hits Canadian firm with $9m ‘retaliatory’ tax bill over gold mine July 14

Pegas reborn: Romania’s communist bicycle returns with oomph and style July 26

Romanian Unesco site proposal may be halted to allow gold mining August 31

Smugglers make test runs with migrants across deadly Black Sea route September 12

Romania shrugs off label of Europe’s poor man as economy booms October 14


Book ’em: the loophole undermining Romania’s anti-corruption drive January 3

Eastern European officials warn EU deal may not be acceptable February 3

Romania suspends law allowing ‘authors’ to get reduced jail sentences February 3

Romania may be booted off Eurovision over TV station’s debt April 18

Romania kicked out of Eurovision after failing to pay debt April 22

Romanian opera row intensifies as culture minister resigns April 27

Physio games: how rehab is coming to a screen near you June 14

How Europeans see a vote for Brexit June 21

Reclaiming the streets … for cars? Why Bucharest is reining in outdoor events August 4

Romania set to go to polls as anti-graft party eyes kingmaker role December 9

The great escape: how Bucharest rolled entire churches to safety December 14


Sculpture at heart of Romanian identity waits to hear her fate February 24

A new exodus? The reality of being Jewish in Europe today April 5

Borrowing Cupid’s wings: Romeo and Juliet helps heal the scars of Kosovo war April 5

Travels with locals: 10 great public transport rides May 13

Shop frontiers: the rise of cross-border buying around the world July 2

Pay with blood: Transylvanian festival offers ticket discount for donors July 17

‘Iron lady’ set to play central role in next act of Greek bailout drama July 29

Dozens killed in fireworks accident at Bucharest nightclub October 30

Romania nightclub fire: surge in blood donors after deadly blaze October 31

Bringing in the scalps: the woman leading Romania’s war on corruption November 4


Romanian health service in crisis as doctors leave for UK and other states February 7

Risky cities: red equals danger in Bucharest, Europe’s earthquake capital March 25

Romania confronts communist past in trial of prison camp chief September 24

Dawn of the Dacia: how Romania’s no-thrills car maker raced ahead October 21

Moldova goes to the polls torn between Europe and Russia November 28

The voice that brought Hollywood films to communist Romania’s TV screens December 25


Bulgarian students lead wave of protest November 26

Thousands of Romanian children stay at home while parents work abroad December 30


Vast Mongolian shantytown now home to quarter of country’s population May 15

Riding Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh trail July 28

Vietnam’s rice bowl threatened by rising seas August 21

China’s Forbidden City accused over thieves, tax and termites August 24