Romanian witches are carving out a lucrative new business - concocting spells to help locals get EU grants.Thanks to Recess Monkey.
Until now the country's witches have confined themselves to love potions and spells to get cows to produce more milk.
But the EU expansion has seen funding for new projects flood into the country and now locals hoping to gain a slice of the action are turning to witches to boost their chances.
Witch Florica, from Pitesti in southern Romania, said: "It's a new type of spell that we had to work out of course.
"You cannot pretend you are a real witch if you cannot help a businessman get the European Union funds he wants.
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
The Witches of Bucharest
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