Thursday

27th Apr 2017

Ticker

VW faces first legal action in Europe

Volkswagen faces its first legal action in Germany from a big corporate client, Bremerhaven-based Deutsche See, over the diesel emissions scandal. The company leased 500 vehicles from VW. "Deutsche See only went into partnership with VW because VW promised the most environmentally friendly, sustainable mobility concept," said a statement from the company, which won an award for being Germany's "most sustainable company" in 2010.

EU starts legal action against Hungary

The EU Commission is to launch a legal probe into Hungary's attack on a Soros-funded university, but Hungary's Orban was unrepentant the he faced MEPs.

Opinion

Brexit is about Europe's future as well

Europe must learn the lessons of TTIP and ensure that the negotiations transparently address the broad interests of European citizens, including on climate change and the environment.

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