Saturday

3rd Dec 2016

Ticker

Malta's Borg installed as health commissioner

EU countries have rubber-stamped the appointment of Malta's Borg as the bloc's new health commissioner until the end of the commission's mandate on 31 October 2014. Borg replaces Dalli, who lost his job in a tobacco lobbying scandal, and has promised to crack down on tobacco in a new law.

News in Brief

  1. Talks on wholesale roaming rules to start
  2. Lead MEP Dieselgate committee: Italy and Slovakia will cooperate
  3. Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal
  4. Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
  5. Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
  6. Cyprus talks to resume in January
  7. Documents from German NSA inquiry released
  8. Transport commissioner 'not aware' of legal action on emissions

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