Friday

9th Dec 2016

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Brussels sued over air pollution

Five people will file a lawsuit Wednesday against Brussels regional authorities for failing to take against air pollution. The claimants, who are supported by ClientEarth, an organisation of lawyers specialised in environmental cases, want judges to force the authorities to present a plan to fight pollution, especially nitrogen dioxide (NO2) emissions from diesel vehicles.

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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