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15th Aug 2022

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Danish ministers no longer allowed to delete text messages

Danish ministers and officials are no longer allowed to delete work-related text messages on service phones, under new guidelines presented by justice minister Mattias Tesfaye on Thursday. To date, text messages were not stored centrally, as is the case for emails. The loss of text messages exchanged between EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and the boss of pharmaceutical company Pfizer was recently criticised by the EU ombudsman.

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Sweden to extradite man wanted by Turkey

The Swedish government has agreed to extradite a Turkish citizen with Kurdish roots wanted for credit card fraud to Turkey, amid the backdrop of Turkey's Nato threat.

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EU must beware Beijing's new charm offensive

The EU needs to be clear eyed about China's new diplomatic charm offensive, as it's more likely driven by short-term necessity than any fundamental policy re-assessment.

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