Opposition to the Romanian politician has often crystalised on social media so the reaction to his jailing was predictable but nevertheless creative.
It's a small medieval town in Romania, it's also where EU leaders are converging to chart the bloc's future course, without the UK.
A rare glimpse of a European leader letting his hair down.
A powerful and unusual tornado touched in the Romanian countryside on Tuesday, leaving wreckage behind.
Prosecutors say Iliescu was responsible running a campaign of misinformation that created a climate of terror.