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Colum McCann

Gypsies put EU to the test

By Colum McCann
January 9, 2007

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THIS MONTH the European Union swells by another 28 million people. With the inclusion of Romania and Bulgaria into the European fold, there's cause for celebration in the streets of Bucharest and the courtyards of Sofia. For two of Europe's poorer countries, inclusion in the ranks of the Western power structure brings innumerable benefits, not least roads, recognition, grants, travel ... (Full article: 768 words)

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