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Greece's top administrative court ruled Friday that a weekend referendum asking voters whether or not they support bailout conditions can go ahead, rejecting a challenge by two individuals.
Greece's top administrative court, the Council of State, is to rule on the legality of the government's rushed bailout referendum set for this weekend, judicial sources said Thursday.
The European Union hit out at Thailand's junta Tuesday for pursuing sedition charges against a group of anti-coup student activists, describing their arrest and prosecution in a military court as a "disturbing development".
Greece could seek legal action to stop the country being forced out of the eurozone if it fails to seal a debt deal, The Daily Telegraph reported on Monday.
Kosovo's parliament on Friday failed to adopt constitutional amendments needed for the creation of a special court that would handle war crimes allegedly committed by former ethnic Albanian guerrillas.
Austria will next week officially file a legal complaint in Brussels against state subsidies for Britain's planned new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, the government in Vienna said on Tuesday.
European police agency Europol says it is launching a continent-wide cybercrime unit to combat social media accounts promoting jihadist propaganda, particularly those of the Islamic State (IS) group.
The European Commission is taking legal action against German plans to introduce a road toll for its motorways, says EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc, amid concerns it discriminated against non-Germans.
Some 1,000 Kosovo Albanians, mostly veterans of the 1990s war with Serbia, protested Wednesday against the creation of a special court that would handle war crimes allegedly committed by former ethnic Albanian guerrillas.
The shape of Danish toy giant Lego's famous figurines is a protected trademark, an EU court ruled Tuesday, blocking a move by a rival company that wanted to copy them.
The European Central Bank scored a landmark victory when the EU's top court ruled its scheme to buy potentially unlimited amounts of government bonds was legal.
A privacy watchdog said Monday it is taking Facebook to court in Belgium for tracking Internet users, including those who are not members of the US social media network.
The EU on Monday renewed calls on Saudi Arabia to stop lashing blogger Raif Badawi after the country's top court upheld the sentence against him for insulting Islam.
Unemployed EU migrants can be barred from claiming benefits during the first three months of their stay in another Member State, one of the bloc's top legal advisers said on Thursday.
The use of traditional drugs such as heroin is falling, but new, often toxic "legal highs" are appearing at a record rate of two per week, according to a new EU report.
The EU referred Germany to court Thursday for failing to regularly monitor security measures at some airports, but said it was not related to the Germanwings crash.
A European Union-run court Wednesday sentenced 11 former Kosovo guerrilla fighters, including two high-ranking officers, to up to 12 years behind bars for crimes during the 1990s war for independence.
The European Union joined the United States on Sunday in condemning a Russian crackdown on "undesirable" NGOs, calling it a "worrying step" that would stifle free speech.
Applications are invited for the position of Senior Specialist within the Corporate Communications Grou at the European Police Office (Europol).
The arrest in Italy of a terror suspect posing as a boat migrant has fuelled nightmare scenarios of jihadist infiltration of Europe, but experts say the threat is overblown and attacks by homegrown extremists are more likely.