Wednesday

24th May 2017

Ticker

EU court rules against Commission on weed-killer

The European Commission should not have refused to release details of its decision to approve the sale of glyphosate, a weed-killer that has been linked to cancer, the EU Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday. The commission, which had said releasing the details would have breached trade secrets, said the ruling was "quite complex" and would need analysing closely. Greenpeace, one of the claimants, called it a "landmark" ruling.

Children among dead in UK bomb attack

Children are among the victims after a suspected suicide bomber detonated at the Manchester Arena on Monday, the latest in a string of terror attacks to hit Europe.

Investigation

Fight club: Russian spies seek EU recruits

Russian intelligence services are using martial arts clubs to recruit potential troublemakers in Germany and other EU countries, security experts have warned.

Letter

An open letter to ministers on the audiovisual directive

The ongoing revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive is a key opportunity to reduce exposure of Europe's children to advertisements of health-harmful products – an opportunity that should not be missed.

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