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11th Dec 2016

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Dalli seeks €1.9mn in damages from EU commission

Former EU health commissioner John Dalli wants €1.9mn in "material damage" from the European Commission over allegations he was forced to resign in 2012 in a scandal involving the tobacco lobby and solicited bribes. Lawyers from both sides are debating the legal merits of the case at the EU court.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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