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# Romania

Last month
April 2023
# andrew tate
Romanian prosecutors search electronic devices in Andrew Tate case
Tate was initially detained in late December in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, along with his brother Tristan and two Romanian women.
This year
# Romania
Andrew Tate and brother to move from jail to house arrest
The controversial influencer is under investigation for rape and human trafficking allegations.
# Romania
Court upholds third 30-day detention for controversial influencer Andrew Tate
Tate arrived at the Bucharest court of appeal handcuffed to his brother Tristan.
# Explainer
Coup rumours, Oligarchs, and pro-Russia agitators: What's going on in Moldova?
With voters split between pro-western and pro-Russia parties, Moldova is at a crossroads ahead of the next election.
# andrew tate
Romanian court extends Andrew Tate’s detention for a third time
The British-US citizen was arrested on 29 December when authorities descended on his property north of Bucharest.
# Romania
Andrew Tate to be detained for a further 30 days, Romanian court rules
The 36-year-old former kickboxer is being held on suspicion of organised crime and human trafficking.
# Romania
Andrew Tate appears at prosecutors' offices for second day of forensic device searches
He is suspected of being involved in human trafficking and part of an organised crime gang.
# andrew tate
Andrew Tate’s phones and laptops being searched as he says ‘there’s no justice’
He was initially detained in late December amid an organised crime and human trafficking probe.
# andrew tate
Romanian authorities extend detention of controversial influencer Andrew Tate
The controversial influencer is under investigation for alleged human trafficking and rape.
# Romania
Romanian officers search seven homes in Andrew Tate probe
Romanian police said that they have identified six victims in the human trafficking case who were subjected to ‘acts of physical violence and mental coercion’.
# tate brothers
Romanian court upholds arrest of controversial influencer Andrew Tate
Tate has been charged with organised crime, human trafficking and rape.
# andrew tate
'Cause for deep concern': Influencer Andrew Tate is 'capturing the imagination' of young men
‘I’m teaching over 20 years and I haven’t heard anyone capture their imagination as much as this guy.’
# Human Trafficking
Andrew Tate due in Romanian court to appeal against continued detention
The controversial social media influencer is charged with being part of an organised crime group, human trafficking and rape.
# andrew tate
Andrew Tate: Four more luxury cars seized ahead of court appearance next week
The former professional kickboxer and his brother were detained as part of a human trafficking and rape investigation.
Last year
# Influencer
Romanian court orders 30-day detention of Andrew Tate over allegations of human trafficking
Tate and his brother Tristan were arrested yesterday.
# Ukrainian medevac
Ukrainian soldiers including one Irish citizen flown home on flight into Dublin
The Ukrainian military personnel, injured in the fighting against Russian forces, arrived on a Romanian aircraft into Dublin.
# Bucharest
Driver dead after car collides into gates of Russian embassy in Romanian capital
The driver collided into the gate at about 6am local time this morning.
# grow the game
'You've got to look at rugby and ask, 'Where do we want the sport to be in 10 years' time?''
Ex-England boss Andy Robinson is now the head coach of Romania in the Rugby Europe Championship.
# Black sea
Eight people dead as Romanian helicopter crashes while searching for missing fighter jet
The helicopter crashed in eastern Romania while looking for a missing fighter jet and its pilot.
All time
# Called Off
Lee Carsley's first game in charge of England U21s is cancelled due to positive Covid cases
The game was due to take place in Bucharest on Friday.
# dose deal
Romanian vaccine deal finally completed, 700,000 doses to be delivered next month
The Taoiseach said the deal was “fantastic news and a welcome boost to our roll-out”.
# rollout boost
Ireland agrees deal to buy one million unwanted vaccines from Romania
The Taoiseach has also said NIAC has been asked for advice in relation to vaccinating children.
# factcheck
FactCheck: No, this photo of a massive crowd in Bucharest does not show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions
Social media posts have falsely described a photo from Romania in 2017 as a recent anti-restrictions protest.
# baptism
Orthodox Church in Romania faces growing pressure over baptism rituals after six-week-old baby dies
Prosecutors have opened a manslaughter probe against the priest in the northeastern city of Suceava.
# Bucharest
Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead
The blaze broke out on the ground floor of the hospital in Bucharest.
# Ludovic Orban
Romania's Orban resigns as Prime Minister after election setback
The PNL party came in second in its election, with 25.5% of the vote compared to 30% for the Social Democrats Party.
# Mystery
Monolith emerges in California after Utah and Romania works disappear
The origins of the monoliths are still unknown.
# Going Down
Late equaliser denies relegated Northern Ireland a first Nations League win
Eric Bicfalvi struck in the 81st minute for Romania in Belfast to cancel out Liam Boyce’s goal.
# Hospital Fire
Ten die after fire hits Covid-19 intensive care unit in Romania
A blaze spread through the intensive care ward designated for people with Covid-19 at the public hospital in the northern city of Piatra Neamt.
# words apart
200 'irreplaceable' books worth €2.7m that were stolen in London have been found under a house in Romania
An international investigation has helped to track down the stolen books.
# Romania
Cancer patient dies in Romania after being set on fire during surgery
The pancreatic cancer patient died yesterday after suffering burns to 40% of her body.
# rescue operation
Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast
Animal rights groups have criticised the sea transport of livestock.
# Wrap
Switzerland qualify for Euros as winners in Ireland's group while Spain end campaign with 5-0 rout
Vladimir Petkovic’s side scored a 6-1 win over Gibraltar to claim top spot.
# Women's Health
'I just felt like I don't matter': Women forced to travel to Romania for endometriosis treatment
Women who suffer with the chronic disease report feeling suicidal and helpless.
# Shock
Celtic's Champions League campaign ends in humiliation after home defeat to CFR Cluj
Neil Lennon’s side side lost 4-3 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate.
# Champion
Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon
The 2018 French Open winner was crowned Women’s Singles champion on Saturday with a superb display.
# Early check-out
England U21s suffer shock European Championship exit after dramatic six-goal finale
Romania were 4-2 winners against Aidy Boothroyd’s side, whose tournament hopes are over after two games.
# boat engines
Gang members who fled to Romania wanted in Ireland over boat thefts and credit card scams
It is believed the men are leaders of an organised crime group.
# Heist
A Picasso painting among seven stolen in 'theft of the century' may have been recovered
Seven masterpieces were stolen during the 2012 raid on the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam.
# Dundrum Town Centre
Former professional footballer jailed for using cloned payment cards to buy runners and toiletries
Stefan Condurovici has been ordered to leave Ireland within seven days of his release from prison.