16.05.13 @ 17:21
Faced with a deteriorating situation on human rights and democracy in Hungary, Brussels has failed to show the necessary resolve.
15.05.13 @ 09:27
Criminals are using bitcoins and other unregulated digital currencies as a payment method of choice when blackmailing companies following a data breach.
08.05.13 @ 17:59
The EU commission wants to extend EU nationals' welfare rights despite a warning on "benefit tourism" by major EU countries.
07.05.13 @ 22:20
The European police college Cepol and the EU police agency Europol have rejected a proposal to merge the two in a cost cutting measure.
14.05.13 @ 00:02
The EU on Monday said many Cypriot banks do not know who their customers really are, but wired Nicosia €2 billion anyway.
08.05.13 @ 09:28
Croatia, about to enter the EU, is one of the most corrupt countries in Europe. But Slovenia - an EU and euro member - is even worse.
06.05.13 @ 09:28
German Green Jan Philipp Albrecht is overseeing one of the most complex pieces of legislation to ever hit the European Parliament.
03.05.13 @ 16:58
Prison populations and overcrowding in member states is linked to sentence length and not to the number of people incarcerated.
23.04.13 @ 20:48
Olaf has been unjustly accused of wrongdoing over the Dalli affair, its chief, Giovanni Kessler, has said amid calls for his resignation.
19.04.13 @ 09:21
The number of people trying to get into the EU dropped by around a half in 2012, says the EU's border agency.
11.04.13 @ 09:28
French leader Hollande has promised to "eradicate" tax havens in the EU and in the wider world, after his approval rating fell to 26 percent following a tax scandal.
24.04.13 @ 18:44
Euro-deputies have rejected a proposal obliging airlines to pass personal details of EU passengers to national authorities.
23.04.13 @ 10:53
Olaf violated its mandate and broke EU laws in its John Dalli probe, a leaked report by its supervisors says.
17.04.13 @ 14:47
Hungary plans to pass on the cost of EU fines through a new tax on its own citizens, in the latest move to annoy Brussels.
09.04.13 @ 09:55
A sudden increase in unfounded EU asylum claims from Balkan nations could see their visa-free regimes temporarily revoked, say euro-deputies.
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- Germany buries Eurohawk drone project
- European jihadists in Syria spook Germany
- China wants EU to drop telecoms probe
- Russia positions warships near Syria
- Bizarre twist in Bulgaria election drama
- Survey: Croatia and Slovenia most corrupt in EU
- Hungary to pay EU fines via new tax on own citizens
- From Dalligate to Olafgate: supervisors condemn EU anti-fraud office
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- EU to extend welfare rights, despite UK warning
- Cyprus gets €2bn despite money laundering concerns
- Irregular migrant numbers to EU drop by half
- Human rights watchdog criticised for Hungary analysis
- EU anti-fraud chief defends his name
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Equality & LGBTI Rights
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Very private security
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- Question marks over EU contract for Libya security firm
- Ashton to spend €15mn on private security firms
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- Europeans expect bleak future, survey finds17'th @ 09:28
- Hollande calls for euro government to beat recession17'th @ 09:25
- AnalysisCold War politics hang over EU shale gas revolution17'th @ 09:21
- EU sets timeline for single telecoms market17'th @ 09:05
- Greens launch US-style primary for EU top jobs17'th @ 09:01
- Protests as Germany opens giant Barbie house17'th @ 08:57
- FocusEU ministers urge Reding to do more for gay rights17'th @ 08:24
- Response to Hungary is test for EU16'th @ 17:21
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- EIPA: European e-Justice and practical solutions - Beginners level: Luxembourg, 23 May 2013. Advanced level: Luxembourg, 24 May 2013
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