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The EU on Thursday attacked the death sentence imposed on a Frenchman in Indonesia, which is expected to be carried out shortly, saying it was no answer to drug trafficking.
Luxembourg charged Thursday the French journalist behind the revealing of the so-called LuxLeaks scandal that implicated the small European country in lowering tax rates for multinationals.
A top European Union court dismissed Wednesday an appeal by Zimbabwe's attorney general and more than 100 other figures linked to the Harare government, who said they should not have been hit with EU sanctions.
Relatives of a Frenchman on death row in Indonesia for drug offences begged President Francois Hollande and the European Union to save him after his appeal was rejected by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
EU Member States have adopted - after three years of negotiations - the Directive on consular protection for European citizens living or travelling outside the EU. The agreement by the Council clarifies when and how EU citizens in distress in a country outside the EU have the right to receive assistance from other EU countries' embassies or consulates. The aim is to ease cooperation between consular authorities and strengthen European citizens' right to consular protection.
The European Space Agency has a vacancy in the Directorate of Industry, Procurement and Legal Services.
The Academy of European Law is looking for a Lawyer (Course Director) in European Public Law with an excellent knowledge of EU law and special expertise in European environmental law from 1 June 2015.c
An Austrian law graduate spearheading a class action case against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches officially filed the suit in a Vienna court on Thursday.
An Austrian law graduate spearheading a class action suit against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches said ahead of the first hearing Thursday he hopes the case will eventually lead to an overhaul of a "Wild West" approach to data protection.
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.