The Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has resigned after some 20,000 people took to the streets to protest over a nightclub fire that killed 32 people. In September, Mr Ponta became the first sitting Romanian prime minister to go on trial charged with corruption. He faces allegations of fraud, tax evasion and money.However the Romanian people are expressing a broader discontent that goes beyond one government or the other. Distrust with the political elite is far reaching in Romania, that people are simply demanding a clean slate.
Daniel Brett – provides an overview of the current political situation.