Monday

5th Dec 2016

Ticker

UK tables data retention law after EU court ruling

The UK said Thursday it will use "fast-track" laws to make communications firms retain customer data for one year to enable security sweeps after an EU court in April overturned European-level legislation in the area. PM Cameron said data retention is "at the heart of our entire criminal justice system".

News in Brief

  1. Idea of road transport agency gains momentum among MEPs
  2. EU dismisses euro crisis risk after Italian referendum
  3. Italy result poses no risk to the EU, Sapin says
  4. EU asked to clarify links to Iran executions
  5. Italian economy minister tipped as caretaker PM
  6. EU tells US tech giants to act faster against hate speech
  7. Iceland's Pirates in bid to form government
  8. Danes are the happiest workers, study says

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