Living on landfill, poor, persecuted and heading for a new life in Britain
Poor … Roma gypsies on the landfill site
Nomads in Romania and Bulgaria want to head to our shores en masse as soon as the restrictions blocking their migration are lifted.
More than a million have already set up camp in wealthy countries in Western Europe, including Britain and Ireland. But even more are expected to flood in when borders open in January next year.
The Sun travelled to freezing Transylvania in the heart of Romania to see first-hand how gypsies are being forced out by authorities who view them as thieves and beggars.
Near the bustling city of Cluj-Napoca, many men and women told how they have been forced to live on a sprawling rubbish dump after being ordered to leave their homes.
The former mayor felt they were blighting the neighbourhood and made them relocate, it is claimed.