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The European Union kept Hamas on its terrorism blacklist Friday despite a controversial court decision ordering Brussels to remove the Palestinian Islamist group from the register.
In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing several legal actions against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.
German courts have declined to hand over inmates to Bulgaria due to concerns over dire prison conditions in the European Union's poorest country, authorities said Monday.
Zagreb's mayor, being held on an abuse of power charge, has forfeited his record two-million-euro bail after allegedly interfering with the investigation against him, a court decided on Thursday.
Continental police agency Europol on Tuesday launched a specialist unit to tackle rampant people smuggling across the Mediterranean, despite the increasingly chaotic situation in North Africa.
The conviction of former Maldives president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed "raises very serious questions" about the legal system in the Indian Ocean archipelago, the European Union said Saturday.
The European Parliament on Thursday called for an independent international investigation into the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
The European Parliament on Wednesday lifted the immunity of member Sergei Stanishev, a former Bulgarian prime minister, to allow his country to prosecute him over allegedly losing secret documents.
A Dutch court on Wednesday struck down a law requiring telecoms and Internet service providers to store their clients' private phone and email data, saying it breached European privacy rules.
A number of trucking and haulage companies from Austria, Poland and Hungary are taking their case against Germany's national minimum wage to the country's highest court.
A group of "battle-hardened" armed thieves attacked two secure vans carrying jewels at a French motorway toll in the dead of night, making off with a haul worth some nine million euros, police said on Wednesday.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused opponents of "political manipulation" Tuesday after the European Parliament launched a fraud investigation into her National Front party.
The European Commission released on 9 March the 2015 EU Justice Scoreboard, which gives an overview of the quality, independence and efficiency of the justice systems of Member States.
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Britain won a court challenge Wednesday against a European Central Bank ruling that required banks to base clearing houses dealing with euros in the eurozone.
The Academy of European Law is looking for a Public Relations Officer.
The EU on Tuesday condemned Russia's "arbitrary" refusal to allow several prominent European figures to attend the funeral of assassinated opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
A French court has sentenced eight men to jail over a double heist at a Harry Winston jewellery shop in Paris in which they made off with gems and watches worth more than 100 million euros.
The European Commission on 25 February announced its monthly package of infringement decisions, legal actions it is pursuing against EU Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. The Commission took 276 decisions, which include 44 reasoned opinions and 9 referrals to the European Union's Court of Justice. The Commission also closed a number of cases where the issues with the Member States concerned have been solved without the Commission needing to pursue the procedure further.
The EU's top court on Thursday backed a decision by Germany to deny asylum to a former US soldier who deserted on the grounds that the Iraq war was unlawful.