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The Pope and Fortress Europe NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Europe risks turning the Mediterranean into a ?vast cemetery? with its shameful response to those fleeing the Syrian civil war and other conflicts.
Fluggastdaten: Grüne wollen Überprüfung durch den Europäischen Gerichtshof NEW
Jan Albrecht 1 Month, 4 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
PRESSEMITTEILUNG – Brüssel, 20. November 2014 Die Grüne Europafraktion unterstützt die Forderung, das geplante Abkommen der EU mit Kanada über den Austausch von PNR-Fluggastdaten dem Europäischen Gerichtshof (EuGH) vorz...
It’s time to extend the US Privacy Act to EU citizens NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Last summer’s Snowden revelations not only highlighted the urgent need for surveillance reform but also severely damaged relations between the US and Europe. Google and many other technology companies have urged the US to take the lead and int...
What are the implications of today's ECJ ruling on EU migrants' access to benefits? NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
As we've said on many occasions, it is not only the UK that is having problems reconciling EU free movement with maintaining control over national welfare systems; Germany has recently tightened up its own domestic rules recently and the country also...
Vorratsdatenspeicherung von Fluggastdaten: Angebliches Drängen der Bundesregierung auf kürzere Speicherdauer ist heiße Luft NEW
NoPNR 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Im Zuge von Maßnahmen gegen “ausländische Kämpfer” wollen die EU-Mitgliedstaaten eine neue Vorratsdatenspeicherung zu Fluggastdaten anlegen. Würde dies beschlossen, müssten Airlines bei jedem interkontinentalen F...
British Euroscepticism and Immigration NEW
OneEurope 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The latest poll by YouGov shows a dramatic decline in support for EU membership in Britain The latest poll on YouGov shows a dramatic decline in the support for EU membership in Britain. The increased popularity of anti-immigration parties such as...
EU migration - a deliverable proposal for reform NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days ago
As we already noted here, today we published a new pamphlet by Professor Damian Chalmers of the LSE and our Research Director Stephen Booth. The basic question the authors ask is, in the current political climate, how in the world can we ‘sav...
New European Commission: "Citizenship" is now placed under "Justice and Home Affairs" NEW
DARE Network 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 8 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
"Last but not least, I have decided to place Citizenship under the responsibility of Dimitris Avramopoulos Commissioner in charge of Migration and Home Affairs – issues, very close to the heart of Europe's citizens – who will work in clos...
Emigration – transforming the flow of people into money flow NEW
FutureLab Europe Blog 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Each year millions of people change their place of living: within the course of the last year alone more than 230 million people were living outside of their homelands. I myself emigrated twice; to Norway and to Serbia. However I … Continue re...
The reform of Europol: modern EU agency, or intergovernmental dinosaur? NEW
European Area of Freedom security and Justice 6 Months, 3 Days, 22 Minutes ago
(ORIGINAL PUBLISHED on EU LAW ANALYSIS) by Steve PEERS Introduction The EU’s police cooperation agency, Europol, has played a major role in the development of Justice and Home Affairs cooperation in the EU from an early stage. Europol was origi...
Non-Schengen (and non-French law?) compliant border control at Perpignan, 31st May, 1106 NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Three officers of the French Police Nationale boarded TGV 9702 at Perpignan at around 11am on 31st May, reaching my seat at 1106. The TGV was still stationary in Perpignan at this time, due to an obstacle on the tracks further north that held th...
Non-Schengen compliant border control between Rzepin and Frankfurt (Oder), 11th March 2014, 2156 NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
3 police officers or border guards, 2 Polish and 1 German as far as I could tell (the one who spoke to me was Polish) boarded train EC 40, the Warszawa – Berlin express, at Rzepin on 11th March 2014. I was in the front carriage of the train, wh...
Trotz Lampedusa: “Frontex hilft” NEW
Lost in EUrope 1 Year, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Nach dem neuen Flüchtlingsdrama vor Lampedusa hat die EU-Kommission jede Verantwortung zurückgewiesen. Man tue alles, um Flüchtlingen zu helfen. Dies gelte auch für den europäischen Grenzschutz Frontex.  Die Frontex-Mita...
"Mit einem Schlag wurde uns in den letzten Tagen gezeigt, dass unsere Privatsphäre so wenig zählt wie..." NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
“Mit einem Schlag wurde uns in den letzten Tagen gezeigt, dass unsere Privatsphäre so wenig zählt wie unser Grundgesetz oder die Souveränität unseres Landes. Das alles ist, so wird uns nun bewusst, noch weniger als Verhandlu...
Was ist Edward Snowden? NEW
Carta 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Held oder Verräter? Whistleblower oder nicht? In jedem Fall verdient er Zuflucht. Mehr auf Carta ...
Was den Motor antreibt: Der EuGH als Wegbereiter der europäischen Integration? NEW
Verfassungsblog 1 Year, 7 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
In den Debatten um die Integration Europas wird der Gerichtshof der Europäischen Union (EuGH) immer wieder als der „Motor der Integration“ beschrieben. Auf den ersten Blick hat dieses Bild einiges für sich: Hat der EuGH nicht im...
EU-Fluggastdaten an Kanada: Trotz Kritik will die Kommission das Abkommen abschließen NEW
Netzpolitik 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Das Abkommen zwischen der EU und Kanada zur Übermittlung und Speicherung von Fluggastdaten (PNR) steht kurz vor dem Abschluss. Erneut sollen massenhaft Daten unbescholtener Bürger an einen Drittstaat im Namen der Terrorbekämpfung ü...
Technology and Schengen Governance NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
On the 21 March 2013 the LIBE Committee organised a hearing on Schengen Governance and Border Management with the aim of presenting the state of play and latest developments, with a particular eye to the switch-on of the revised Schengen Information...
A border control dressed up as a customs control, inside Schengen. Buchs, Switzerland, 1020, 14 March 2013 NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 13 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Switzerland is in the Schengen Area. But it is not part of the EU Customs Union. Therein is the newest excuse I’ve heard for a border control within the Schengen...
A New Moment of Opportunity for al Qaeda? NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 Hours ago
Major world powers have remained lnactive as the Syrian regime continues its quasi-genocidal repression, offering Al Qaeda an opportunity to re-introduce its discredited philosophy.The post A New Moment of Opportunity for al Qaeda? appeared first on...
Visa facilitations for the benefit of tourists NEW
Cecilia Malmström 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Today's pressconference Photo: EbS To facilitate travelling for tourists willing to visit Europe, and to spend their time and money, is crucial for our economy, and this is particularly important in a time of crisis, like the one that we are expe...
Visumförenklingar för turisternas skull NEW
Cecilia Malmström Mitt Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Att underlätta för turister som vill besöka Europa, att spendera sin tid och sina pengar, är viktigt för vår ekonomi, och därför särskilt viktigt i kristiderna som råder nu. Antalet visumansökningar till EU fortsätter att öka. Vi såg en...
Konfliktret på EU-domstolens betingelser NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: EU-domstolen sætter grænser for konfliktretten, selv om den formelt set er et rent nationalt anliggende. Venstre og Dansk Folkeparti fortryder forslag til ”Vejlegården-lov”, fortæller Notat - Nyheder / Arbejdsmarked, F...
Chronicle of a death re-told NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
IN the early hours of January 28th, 2006, a young banker named Sandro Girgvliani (pictured on a poster of protestors above) went to a Tbilisi cafe to see his girlfriend. She was sitting with a group of senior interior ministry officials, includi...
Die verschiedenen Köpfe der EU-Kommission NEW
Verfassungsblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Kann, wer über die Rechtswidrigkeit einer Handlung entscheidet, hinterher wegen derselben Schadensersatz fordern? Über eine solche Konstellation hatte heute der EuGH zu entscheiden, und zwar im Kartellrecht. Und es stellt sich heraus, dass es gegen...
Is it Safe to Go Home Now? NEW
East of Center 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Belgium’s “safe country of origin” list includes just seven countries, six from the Balkans.
UK 'cannot afford' Bulgarian and Romanian immigrants NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
In 2014 there will be an unprecedented crime wave in Britain if we do not stop Romanian and Bulgarian citizens having open door access to British borders, claims Godfrey Bloom...
EU-domstolen tillrättavisar Ungern NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 51 Minutes ago
EU-domstolen anser att en ny ungersk lag bryter mot EU-regler. Kommissionen uppmanar till snabb rättning. >>>...
Droit de vote des étrangers et autres "bricoles": aux armes, socialistes ! par Esther Benbassa (Le Huffington Post) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
DROIT DE VOTE DES ÉTRANGERS - J'étais à Bruxelles à la veille des élections municipales belges. Sur les murs étaient apposées des affiches électorales portant des noms aux consonances pas très locales. Au fil de la conversation, je deman...
Europäische Agenda für die Integration: Integration nur bedingt gelungen NEW
Title of theH.eimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ blog ... 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 17 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Die Europäische Kommission hat am 20.7.11 die "Europäische Agenda für die Integration von Drittstaatsangehörigen" vorgelegt, die auf eine bessere Nutzung der wirtschaftlichen, sozialen und kulturellen Vorteile der Migration in Europa abzielt.Zent...
Miljöaktivister: Invandring hotar schweiziskt livsrum NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 5 Minutes ago
En schweizisk miljöorganisation har drivit fram en folkomröstning om minskad invandring av miljöskäl.
Rumänien | Wie der Staat wirklich unbestechlich wird (România libera, Bukarest) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Die von den rumänischen Regierungen der letzten Jahre mit Unterstützung der EU betriebene Politik zur Korruptionsbekämpfung ist nicht nur ineffizient. Sie verschlimmert das Problem sogar. Die Lösung ist eine Gesamtreform des Staates. Doch dafür...
Rumunsko | Za stát bez korupce (România libera, Bukurešť) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Už několik rumunských vlád vedlo protikorupční politiku s podporou EU. Avšak nejen, že je neúčinná, ona problémy ještě zhoršuje, myslí si rumunský komentátor. Řešením je pouze celková reforma státu. Jenže to by se napřed muse...
Roménia | Por um Estado verdadeiramente incorruptível (România liberă, Bucareste) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
A política anticorrupção implementada pelos diferentes governos com o apoio da UE não só é ineficaz, como agrava o problema, estima um editorialista romeno. A solução passa pela reforma da totalidade do Estado. Mas para isso, os políticos de...
Refugees on Hunger Strike in Germany against Politics of Deterrence NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
On October 24, twenty-five asylum-seekers went on hunger strike in front of Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The protest in the highly symbolic location, which stands for the once violent division of a people by politics, is the latest in a chain reaction...
GSW - Rättsväsendet gör sig ingen brådska NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
The Pirate Bay-grundaren Gottfrid Svartholm Warg sitter fortfarande häktad, misstänkt för dataintrång.Möjligen kan det betyda att åklagaren har problem med att få ihop ett hållbart åtal mot honom. Men precis lika troligt är att utredarna in...
Teare J refuses to recuse himself from Ablyazov case NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
video By Katy Dowell Addleshaw Goddard has failed in its b...
Procédures d’infraction du mois d’octobre: Pologne, l’accès à la justice du citoyen EU est-il menacé ? NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Les Etats membres ne respectent pas leurs obligations en vertu du droit de l’Union, le mois d’octobre, on étés en nombre de 16. En effet, la Commission européenne à publié, le 24 octobre, les décisions relatives aux procédures d’infr...
Yeni Anayasa günlüğü: Komisyonun süresi yetmiyor… Başbakanın ümidi azalıyor… CHP biz yaparız diyor.. NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
AB’den Türkiye’ye ‘anayasa’ hatırlatması ntvmsnbc AB’den Türkiye’ye ‘anayasa’ hatırlatması. Türkiye’deki yeni anayasa sürecinden umutlu olduğunu belirten AB Komisyonu’nun genişleme...
In case you hadn't noticed .. some fresh book notices NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Those IP publications just keep coming out, and here's a selection of some of the more recent titles to have come across the IPKat's path. Keeping Secrets: a Practical Introduction to Trade Secret Law and Strategy, is an attractively produce...
A US immigration fairytale: happy ever after? NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Immigration is a key but contradictory topic in the run-up to the US presidential elections on 6 November. Both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are toeing a careful line, lauding the USA’s origins as a land of immigration whilst promising to secure US...
Blogs review: The economics and politics of migration in the economic crisis NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Authors: David C. Saha, Christoph SkupnikWhat’s at stake: Rising unemployment in rich Western states fundamentally changes the context of migration. High unemployment among immigrants reduces the pull exerted by richer countries on potential immigr...
Combating money laundering: EU law in an international context NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Money laundering is a global phe­no­menon, the scope of which cannot be reliably estimated. It takes a plethora of forms, cha­racterised by varying degrees of sophistica­tion. Prevention is a crucial element of anti-money laundering (AML) actions...
Mody’s Dilemma: Evicting the Vulnerable As Refugee Centers Run Out of Money NEW
Title of the blog ...Sempre Sicilia: Immigration , Migration and 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
A few months ago my friend good friend Mody, a Sudanese refugee in Sicily, sent  me a photo of  an …Continue reading »...
EU varnar Bulgarien NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 27 Minutes ago
EU-kommissionen sänder tydliga varningssignaler till Bulgarien efter att landet utsett en korruptionsmisstänkt domare till författningsdomstolen.
Succès de Europol dans la lutte contre l’immigration illégale : un réseau démantelé ; NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 11 Minutes ago
Huit personnes d’origine iraquienne ont été interpellées en Italie et en Grèce dans le cadre du démantèlement d’un réseau d’immigration clandestine qui a fait passer plus de 1 5000 Irakiens et Kurdes dans l’Union européenne , annoncé...
França | Na Córsega mata-se em silêncio (Le Monde, Paris) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Esqueçam a Sicília, Nápoles ou a Calábria, a região com a maior taxa de criminalidade da Europa e aquela que os franceses apelidaram de “Ilha da Beleza”. Nacionalistas e especuladores, que às vezes são a mesma pessoa, tombam ali com regula...
Frankreich | Die tödliche Stille Korsikas (Le Monde, Paris) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Vergessen Sie Sizilien, Neapel oder Kalabrien! Korsika – die „Insel der Schönheit“ – ist Europas Region mit der höchsten Mordrate. Mit beunruhigender Regelmäßigkeit sterben dort Nationalisten oder Geschäftemacher im Kugelhagel. Protokoll...
Francie | Na Korsice se vraždí potichu (Le Monde, Paříž) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Zapomeňte na Sicílii, Neapol či Kalábrii. Region s nejvyšší mírou kriminality v Evropě je kraj, kterému Francouzi přezdívají „ostrov krásy“. Kulky tu pravidelně kosí nacionalisty i obchodníky, což bývá často týž člověk. D...
TESEV ANAYASA İZLEME ÇALIŞMASI’NIN İKİNCİ İZLEME RAPORU YAYINLANDI NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
TESEV ANAYASA İZLEME ÇALIŞMASI’NIN İKİNCİ İZLEME RAPORU YAYINLANDI   TESEV Demokratikleşme Programı’nın yeni Anayasa sürecini izlemek ve kayıt altına almak üzere başladığı Anayasa İzleme Çalışması’nın Şubat-Haziran...
Grèce : immigration illégale , visite d’une délégation du Parlement européen NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
L’immigration illégale en Grèce: des améliorations ont été apportées, mais il reste encore beaucoup à faire. Du 28 au 31 octobre, Jan MULDER, ADLE (VVD, Pays-Bas) a dirigé une délégation du Parlement européen en mission d’enqu
The EU law blogosphere NEW
eutopialaw 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 1 Minute ago
We wanted to draw readers’ attention to a few other blogs dealing with matters of EU law.  First of all, we are delighted to draw attention to a new blog, europaeuslaw, founded by our loyal contributor Professor Peter Lindseth (U.Conn.), wh...
Flying Scotsman? No, it's an IP litigant ... NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
More puff power for pursuers ... From the IPKat's friend Susan Sneddon (Maclay Murray & Spens) comes some significant news from Scotland -- if you are thinking of litigating an IP dispute in that jurisdiction, that is.  She writes: "The pr...
Interview With Lampedusan Activist , Giacomo Sferlazza: “Trying to change the world and realizing that the biggest risk is to be changed by the world.” NEW
Title of the blog ...Sempre Sicilia: Immigration , Migration and 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 43 Minutes ago
Giacomo Sferlazzo is a most gracious man.  He is also a very busy man so I am so grateful that …Continue reading »...
Mr Pringle goes to Luxembourg… NEW
Verfassungsblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 54 Minutes ago
By EVIN DALKILIC, STEFAN MARTINI und HANNES RATHKE Following the series of challenges against the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) in domestic courts of the EU Member States, Thomas Pringle’s action to prevent Irish ratification of the ESM Treaty...
Union politique : la commission des affaires constitutionnelles du Parlement européen développe une vision qui mérite d'en débattre démocratiquement ! NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Dans l'avis que son rapporteur, Andrew Duff (Britannique, également président de l'Union des Fédéralistes Européens - UEF), a établi à l'égard d'un projet de résolution relatif  aux clauses de défense mutuelle et de solidarit
BBC i århundradets sexskandal NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Om jag alls tittar på tv då blir det oftast BBC, eftersom utbudet av engelskspråkiga kanaler är lite klent i det belgiska kabel-tv-utbud som följde med bredbandet.Trots att jag är sparsam med tv-tittande har jag dock suttit som hyptnotiserad fr...
{News-Scanner} Nationale Scheinlösungen oder eine demokratisch legitimierte Einwanderungspolitik für Europa? NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 21 Hours ago
Meinungsumfragen zeigen, dass die Zahl der Zuwanderer fast immer systematisch überschätzt wird und dass sich die Befragten – unabhängig davon wie restriktiv die Zuwanderungspolitik in ihrem jeweiligen Land ist – immer noch weniger Zuwanderung...
Exxon’s Nicolas Mockfort – killed or assasinated? NEW
Rebentisch Sköne Oke 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
The ExxonMobile Executive Nicolas Mockfort was shot dead in Brussels close to Italian restaurant Da Marcello two weeks ago, in an event that looked first like car jacking. To the Belgian police authorities it appears likely that he was asssasinated.
Why Silvio Berlusconi's jail sentence matters, even though he won't serve it | John Hooper NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Regional elections will test whether Italians have lost patience with the sleaze and corruption of Berlusconi and his partyThere is rich irony in what has happened in Italy this week.Ever since Silvio Berlusconi decided to enter politics 19 long year...
“Ask responsibly”: a warning on the hypertrophy of referrals for preliminary rulings NEW
eutopialaw 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Dr Albert Sanchez Graells The tendency towards saturation and the risk of a bottleneck in the activities of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) are one the main concerns that prompted the recent changes in the rules … Continue rea...
Twitter reacts to Berlusconi’s four year jail sentence for tax evasion NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Minutes ago
Incredible – Berlusconi sentenced to 4 years prison for tax evasion – plus an extra 6 months for not predicting earthquakes. — John O’Farrell (@mrjohnofarrell) October 26, 2012 Can it really be true that Italian court has sentence...
We can do more NEW
Cecilia Malmström 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Minutes ago
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation/TURKEY (c) The fog was dense in Luxembourg when the Council meeting for Justice and Home Affairs was about to start. Several of the ministers could not land because the airport was closed in the morning. Various top...
Friday Update: Berlusconi, Ukraine and Golden Dawn NEW
Vox Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Minutes ago
Happy Friday. Vox Europa is undergoing a slight change, with new updates on Mondays and Fridays dedicated to a few key stories, while Wednesdays will be dedicated to longer analyses. Ciao Silvio Two days after officially announcing that he would R...
ExxonMobil executive gunned down in Belgium NEW
i on europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 35 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — So far, it’s still a mystery. A British oil executive gunned down in front of his wife in the Belgian capital of Brussels. Helmeted assailants escaping on a motorcycle. No arrests. A driver of a white van who has not...
Berlusconi gets four-year jail term (but likely won’t serve time) NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 5 Minutes ago
Silvio Berlusconi’s conviction for tax fraud certainly warmed Scrapbook’s cockles cold Friday afternoon. A look through the history books, however, shows that the former PM has a habit of getting away with it: Year: 1990 Conviction: Per...
Imigrace | Zavedení víz pro Balkán: pro a proti NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 32 Minutes ago
Evropská unie usiluje o znovuzavedení vízové povinnosti pro státy západního Balkánu. Šest členských zemí v čele s Německem a Francií žádají pos&iacu...
Amnesty International dénonce l' "utilisation excessive de la force" par la police à l'encontre de personnes qui manifestaient pacifiquement contre les mesures d'austérité NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Amnesty International a dénoncé, dans un communiqué paru jeudi 25 octobre, l' "utilisation excessive de la force" par la police à l'encontre de personnes qui manifestaient pacifiquement contre les mesures d'austérité adoptées par beaucoup...
Vi kan göra mer NEW
Cecilia Malmström Mitt Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Dimman låg tät i Luxemburg när rådsmötet  för rättsliga och  inrikesfrågor skulle börja igår. Flera ministrar kunde inte landa eftersom flygplatsen var stängd på morgonen. Det var många ämnen som stod på dagordningen, stora viktiga...
Organised crime in Italy NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Italy is the location of one of the five criminal hubs in the EU, according to Europol. Criminal hubs are concentrations of criminal logistics which receive illicit flows from numerous sources, and whose influence extends throughout the EU. The Sou...
Manslaughter in L’Aquila: How to kill scientific advice NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Like many, I am still in shock that Italian courts have handed out six-year prison sentences to the six seismologists and one official for giving inadequate advice to the residents of L’Aquila days prior to the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that killed...
Wave a banknote at a pundit and he'll predict anything | Simon Jenkins NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Of course it is outrageous to jail scientists for honest errors, but it is legitimate to hold them to some accountOn the evening of 5 April 2009, Luigi Guigno of L'Aquila in Italy was phoned by a sister terrified by tremors under their village. He to...
Moscow Police Arrest Internet Scam Suspects NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Russian authorities have charged nine West African immigrants with allegedly stealing 900 million rubles ($28.8 million) from hundreds of foreign companies.
Top Secret Intelligence in Europe: A Tipping Point in Luxembourg? NEW
eutopialaw 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Deirdre Curtin This post originally appeared originally on acelg.blogactiv.eu and europaeuslaw.blogspot.co.uk and is reposted here with permission and thanks.   Kadi is back in Luxembourg and with a vengeance! The timing is interesting both for...
GSW fortfarande häktad NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
The Pirate Bay-grundaren Gottfrid Svartholm Warg sitter fortfarande häktad, vecka efter vecka – i väntan på utredning om det eventuella dataintrång mot Skatteförvaltningen som han misstänks för.Och fortfarande undrar jag vad det alls är fö...
Sverige optimistiskt om europeisk flyktingpolitik NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Att sätta en tidsgräns för när ett asylbeslut ska tas vore direkt skadligt, menar migrationsminister Tobias Billström (M).
Coopération judicaire en matière pénale : Mme Reding s’exprime sur la probation comme alternative à l’emprisonnement ou à la détention provisoire. NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 54 Minutes ago
Voici le message que Viviane Reding, la Commissaire de l’UE pour la Justice et vice présidente de la Commission européenne, souhaite adresser au secteur européen de la probation par l’intermédiaire de l’Organisation européenne de la pr...
Comment la mafia chinoise a gangréné l’économie espagnole NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
L’arrestation du “parrain” de la mafia chinoise en Espagne mi octobre a levé le voile sur la criminalité au sein de la communauté et réflète le pouvoir, la complexité et la cohésion internationale de ces groupes criminels, écrit El Paí...
European Stability Mechanism before the ECJ NEW
The European Citizen 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Minutes ago
Irish independent TD (MP) Thomas Pringle’s case against the European Stability Mechanism has reached the Court of Justice in Luxembourg, referred there for interpretation on 3 questions by the national court. The 3 questions, are:(1) Whether the Eu...
Spanien | Chinesische Mafia: „ein Staat im Staate“ (El País, Madrid) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Die Festnahme des chinesischen Mafiabosses Gao Ping Mitte Oktober führte zur Aufdeckung der Kriminalität innerhalb der chinesischen Gemeinde in Spanien. Die Ermittler waren von der Macht, der Komplexität und dem internationalen Zusammenhalt der ch...
Espanha | Máfia chinesa, um “Estado dentro do Estado” (El País, Madrid) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
A detenção do "padrinho" da máfia chinesa em Espanha, em meados de outubro, levantou o véu sobre as práticas ilegais no seio dessa comunidade e reflete o poder, a complexidade e a coesão internacional dos grupos criminosos chineses. V...
Španělsko | Čínská mafie: “stát ve státě” (El País, Madrid) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Říjnové zatčení “kmotra” čínské mafie ve Španělsku odhalilo nelegální praktiky uvnitř této komunity a ukázalo, jak mocné, propracované a mezinárodně propojené jsou čínské kriminální skupiny. Podle vyšetřovatelů je to s...
Pays-Bas : Des policiers volontaires NEW
Le blog du bureau de Bruxelles (France 2) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Aux Pays-Bas, les contrôles policiers ne se font pas toujours par de « vrais » gardiens de la paix, mais par des policiers volontaires. Depuis 1948, des artisans, commerçants ou ouvriers revêtent l’uniforme pour quelques euros.
Falling on dumb ears... NEW
Berlaymonster 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
There's not an awful lot of point in the UK government conducting 32 reports into aspects of EU membership if its not going to heed the advice it already gets on matters European. Britain's foreign secretary William Hague announced the initiative ye...
Subsidiarity: Right of Access to an Attorney NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Minute ago
Virtually all Europeans imagine their right to an attorney to be more or less the way they see it in American cop shows on TV. In reality, however, the law in most European countries is not quite so generous. Even under the 2008 ECtHR ruling of Saldu...
Das UN-Kaufrecht und der gewöhnliche Gebrauch einer Sache NEW
Außenwirtschaftslupe 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 11 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Um den Anforderungen an den gewöhnlichen Gebrauch im Sinne von Art. 35 Abs. 2 Buchst. a CISG gerecht zu werden, muss sich eine gelieferte Ware für diejenigen Verwendungsmöglichkeiten eignen, die nach ihrer stofflichen und technischen Auslegung und...
Für die Freilassung des Koordinators des CMSM (Rat der subsaharischen MigrantInnen in Marokko) und das Ende der Repression gegen Mitglieder der MigrantInnenorganisationen in Marokko NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 18 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Die unterzeichnenden Organisationen fordern die Freilassung des Koordinators des Rates der subsaharischen MigrantInnen in Marokko und die Einstellung des Verfahrens gegen ihn. Sie prangern die Repression an, die sich seit einigen Tagen gegen die Vera...
La judiciarisation, l’Irak et ses suites… NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 23 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) A l’heure où nous discutions à l’IHEDN, l’institut des Hautes études de Défense nationale) de la « judiciarisation » et des risques pour les armées, une nouvelle étape était franchie outre-Man...
Frontex, sauvetage des migrants en mer: un rôle pas toujours très claire dans le cadre européen. Le directeur, Ilkka Laitinen, auditionné par le Parlement européen NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 12 Minutes ago
Pendant la dernière réunion LIBE (11 octobre 2012), le directeur de l’agence Frontex, Ilkka Laitinen, a fait une présentation des mesures de sauvetage en mer des migrantes dans le cadre des opérations Frontex. Cette agence  s’occupe de la ge...
Refugees in Poland on Hunger Strike NEW
Beyond the Transition 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Over seventy people continue a hunger strike in polish detention centers.Below is a statement from the website supporting the strikersFacebook group herePart of the detainees claim they lack competent legal support or interpreting services, which se...
Commission Criminalité (CRIM) du Parlement européen : les premiers résultats, donner les moyens à l’UE pour lutter contre les mafias. L’UE doit agir de façon coordonnée. NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
La Commission CRIM a présenté le premier document de travail du rapporteur Salvatore Iacolino (PPE), après une série d’auditions sur le crime organisé qui se sont tenues lors des réunions précédents. (CF. Nea say). Quatre autres documents t...