Romanian crime is a problem in Britain admits their own PM as BBC immigration poll shows hundreds of thousands DO plan to come here when restrictions are liftedBBC Newsnight poll found one in 12 Romanians would consider the UK Also found 13.6 per cent of Bulgarians may come here this year or next Many have started looking for work and a place to live, survey says But Ukip says story is 'more shocking than BBC's headline suggest' By Steve Doughty, Jack Doyle and Tamara Cohen PUBLISHED: 00:34 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:51 GMT, 23 April 2013 The prime minister of Romania has admitted there is a problem with citizens of his country coming to Britain and committing crimes. Victor Ponta said Roma gypsies, in particular, posed a 'huge challenge' to law enforcement by begging and stealing mobile phones
Their beauty must be on the inside! Some of the world’s most miserable looking cats enter competition to find most attractive feline (though at least one of them was adorable!) More than 200 cats entered international feline beauty competition Not all of the competitors were beautiful in the conventional senseDespite being hairless and wrinkly many Sphynx cats tried their luck By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 17:58 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:33 GMT, 6 April 2013 Most people would recoil at a wide-eyed hairless cat with enormous ears, but these owners at a Romanian cat show could not be prouder of their pets. Of all the hopefuls at the international feline beauty competition in Romania on Saturday, the most unfortunate-looking breed were the Canadian Sphynx cats but their owners still thought they were in with a winning chance.
Romanian influx We're already here says envoy (AND we built the Olympic village)Ambassador says most of the Romanians who want to be here already areHe says his countrymen were the ones who built the Olympic villageDr Jinga said fears that many Romanians would come was a ‘false problem’ , according to the country’s ambassador. In a provocative intervention yesterday, Dr Ion Jinga said it was thanks to his countrymen that the Olympic Stadium was built. Romania and Bulgaria joined the EU in 2007 but under ‘transitional controls’, low-skilled workers have continued to require permission to come to the UK
Gypsies settled in Europe 1,500 years ago but they didn't arrive in the UK until five centuries ago Romani population rivals that of several countries including Greece The community has had an influence on European cultureThey are still 'discriminated' against across Europe | UPDATED: 20:17 GMT, 8 December 2012 Gypsy children in the township of Tandarei, in south-eastern Romania, pictured Despite being shunned as disruptive outsiders across huge swathes of the continent gypsies have European roots stretching more than a millennium ago, research has found. The Romani, Europe's largest minority group with approximately 11 million people, speak a mosaic of languages and practice different religions and lifestyle – but all share a common if complex past. Genetic scientists have now found they began their migration into Europe 1,500 years ago, much earlier than previously thought, from a single population in northern India