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Romania protests: Inside the parliament where the government could collapse at any moment

‘The eye of the storm: Kit Macdonald meets opposition figures inside the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, where anti-government protests have raged outside for nine days and no one knows what will happen next.’


Happy Birthday Nintendo GameBoy, But You're Responsible For The Worst Album Ever

‘Sometimes my brain clicks into a kind of "survival mode" when I have to listen to the world's most boring robot reciting the phone book in Morse code.’


Creative Bucharest: inside the art hubs, bars and collectives reimagining the city

‘Casa Jurnalistului’s long-form pieces on social issues in the region: superbly researched and written stories on fracking, horrific medical malpractice and Romania’s “sewer children” have garnered international attention.’

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‘Orphanage volunteering’ out, no-fly trips in: how to gap year in 2019

“The whole experience of adjusting to a new environment made me a much more self-assured individual, far less afraid to step outside my comfort zone.”


Bucharest fights back: THE protests have died down, but these citizens are still on the march

‘The breaking-news ticker announced that the liberal billionaire George Soros had deployed a weather machine in Bucharest to disrupt the pro-government counter-protest.’