Curbs lifted for Romanians and Bulgarians

A change to the rules in 2014 will allow Bulgarian and Romanian migrants to work in the UK from today. Some newspapers are warning of an influx of thousands of migrants.

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Romania dismisses fears of migrant 'invasion' of UK

A spokeswoman for the Romanian foreign ministry has dismissed claims that the UK could see an "invasion" of migrants and said that some media reports have bordered on racism.

Brandusa Predescu told the BBC: "There isn't going to be an invasion of Romanians ... Not all Romanians, young and old, are going to get on a plane.

"The UK will [not be] and is not the preferred destination of Romanians," she added.

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