Tuesday

3rd May 2016

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EU commission urges Malta to reconsider passport scheme

EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding has roundly criticised Malta for its EU passport sale scheme. "Citizenship must not be up for sale," she told MEPs in Strasbourg on Wednesday, noting that Malta is bound by the EU treaty to consider the impact of its actions on other EU countries.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary to hold migrant quota referendum by October
  2. France rejects TTIP in its current form, says Hollande
  3. New commander takes charge of US forces in Europe
  4. Spain issues arrest warrants for Russian officials
  5. Pro-Putin bikers refused entry by Poland, Lithuania
  6. Nato gives details of new Baltic force
  7. German state gets historic Green-CDU coalition
  8. Chinese police to patrol Italian streets

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