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The EU's top court ruled Thursday that Dutch brothel owners must share a language with the sex workers who display their wares in the shop windows of Amsterdam's notorious red-light district.
Sportswear giant Lacoste won EU court backing on Wednesday to block a Polish competitor from snapping up a variant of the crocodile logo it upheld as the French firm's trademark.
The Academy of European Law in Trier, Germany is looking for a Project Lawyer in European Criminal Law (f/m) with an excellent knowledge of EU law and special expertise in European criminal and Human Rights law.
For September 2015, the European Commission has taken 115 decisions of which the key ones are presented below and grouped by policy area (including 13 reasoned opinions and 3 referrals to the Court of Justice of the European Union).
An EU operation against migrant traffickers in the Mediterranean which will allow for arrests in international waters will begin on October 7, the bloc's foreign affairs chief said on Thursday.
The European Union has referred Malta to the bloc's top court over the controversial tradition of hunting birds migrating across the Mediterranean every spring, officials said on Thursday.
Slovakia's leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico said Wednesday his country would take legal action to dispute mandatory quotas adopted by the European Union to relocate 120,000 refugees amid an unprecedented migrant crisis.
A major data-sharing deal between the EU and US is 'invalid' given the spying revelations in the Edward Snowden scandal, the top EU court's main legal advisor said Wednesday in a case brought against Facebook.
Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere is seeking to toughen asylum laws by sending migrants back to the first European Union country they reached and by reducing benefits, under a draft law seen by AFP Thursday.
Swiss food giant Nestle failed Wednesday in a bid to get the EU's top court to let it trademark the shape of its four-fingered Kit Kat chocolate bar in Britain.
Europol, the European Police Office, is looking to recruit a Specialist in the Accountancy Office.
The EU's top court toughened its stance on "welfare tourism" on Tuesday, in a decision likely to boost British Prime Minister David Cameron's hopes for EU negotiations ahead of a membership referendum.
EU countries lost 168 billion euros ($187 billion) in sales-tax revenue in 2013 mostly due to fraud and errors, the European Commission said on Thursday.
The EU sharply criticised Russia on Tuesday for the jailing of Ukrainian filmmaker and Kremlin critic Oleg Sentsov, calling it a violation of international law.
Denmark will hold a referendum December 3 on whether to keep its opt-out to the EU's justice and home affairs rules, it said on Friday.
The European Patent Office in Munich is seeking a Director International Legal Affairs.
A Russian court has sentenced an Estonian policeman to 15 years in jail on espionage charges in a move slammed by the European Union, as tensions spike over the Ukraine crisis.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Russia to free an Estonian policeman it sentenced Wednesday to 15 years' jail on espionage charges, denouncing his "abduction" as a breach of international law.
A top Kosovo Serb politician detained over suspected war crimes against ethnic Albanians has been hospitalised after his health deteriorated from a hunger strike, a medical official said Saturday.
Spanish and Dutch police have smashed a ring that distributed the party drug ecstasy across the European Union, Spain's interior ministry said Saturday.