Romania's Social Democrats-led government collapsed on 10 October after failing to secure a confidence vote. This now leaves the country's president Klaus Johannis in the position of having to appoint an interim prime minister who will then be in a position to decide of Romania’s next EU Commissioner. 

The rejection of Rovana Plumb by the legal affairs committee in the European Parliament's during her confirmation hearing came about due to her supposed conflicts of interest. Her rejection cam...

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