Wednesday

24th May 2017

Ticker

Le Pen party in new EU fraud allegations

A former aide to French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has said he was offered a fictitious European Parliament (EP) contract while working on the far-right leader's 2012 presidential campaign in France. Gael Nofri, who has since parted ways with Le Pen's far-right National Front party, told French investigative website Mediapart he was offered the EP contract to circumvent the party's overspending on the presidential election.

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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