Romania president faces impeachment poll

Romania’s prime minister Victor Ponta said he would accept that a referendum his governing coalition had sought to remove the country’s president was invalidated by a low turnout, in spite of a heavy majority of votes cast against the head of state. The declaration on Monday appeared to bring to an end, for now, the ···


Anger management

ROMANIANS are not often thought of as combustible folk. That may change after the country was overrun by street protests that show no sign of letting up. Bucharest, the capital, saw its worst violence for 20 years, as protesters burnt tyres and scuffled with riot police. Dozens were hurt and the city centre was damaged. ···