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Romania's judicial overhaul risks Schengen hopes, Juncker warns

2018-01-31 11:02:00
The EU executive's chief warned the Romanian government on Wednesday to change its latest laws on the judiciary - or risk continuing the EU's current judicial oversight, and having the eastern European country's future Schengen membership put in doubt.

Unilever bolsters ice cream business with Romania's Betty Ice

2018-01-31 06:55:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever (ULVR.L)(UNc.AS) has agreed to buy Betty Ice, the largest ice cream brand in Romania, as the consumer goods giant bulks up what is already the world’s largest ice cream business. This is the latest in a string of ice cream ...

Unilever bolsters ice cream business with Romania's Betty Ice

2018-01-31 06:37:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever (ULVR.L)(UNc.AS) has agreed to buy Betty Ice, the largest ice cream brand in Romania, as the consumer goods giant bulks up what is already the world's largest ice cream business. This is the latest in a string of ice cream deals ...

Romania: Ceausescu auction marks centenary of his birth

2018-01-31 04:54:00
A Romanian auction house is selling memorabilia belonging to former Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu to mark what would have been his 100th birthday. The "Golden Era" online auction kicks off Wednesday evening. Among the 250 items going under the ...

Government’s legal reforms are unconstitutional, rules Romania’s top court

2018-01-31 04:01:00
Romania’s top court ruled on Tuesday (30 January) that parts of controversial legal reforms pushed by its centre-left government were unconstitutional and needed to be modified. The measures aim to curb the powers of the country’s respected anti ...

Romania: Ceausescu auction marks century since his birth

2018-01-31 03:18:00
A Romanian auction house is selling memorabilia belonging to former Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu to mark what would have been his 100th birthday. The "Golden Era" online auction kicks off Wednesday evening. Among the 250 items going under the ...

Romania penalizing workers

2018-01-31 00:52:00
Thousands of people have marched across Romania to protest against plans to reduce the powers of the anti-corruption body. It is the second time this year that attempts to reform graft laws have provoked protests.

Romania's top court rejects parts of govt legal reforms

2018-01-30 13:47:31
Romania's top court ruled Tuesday that parts of controversial legal reforms pushed by the ruling left were unconstitutional and needed to be modified. The measures aim to curb the powers of the country's respected anti-corruption investigative body and the ...

After 22 years, Romania's navy is aiming beneath the waves again

2018-01-30 11:40:00
The announcement was one of the first acts of Mihai Fifor, the incoming Minister of Defence and was the most noteworthy of a series of measures designed at modernising the country's military. “There is a great need to modernise the Romanian Naval Forces.