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    1. April 27, 2016

      Leave camp balks at growing activist role of Europe’s highest court

      Theresa May, the home secretary, said this week Britain should leave the European Convention on Human Rights, a 1953...

    2. April 20, 2016

      Know your rights when your flight is delayed

      The television weather forecasts were showing swirls of white across the northeastern US. It may have been spring, but...

    1. April 19, 2016

      UK insurer Prudential closer to £100m refund in marathon tax case

      Prudential came a step closer to securing a tax refund of more than £100m on Tuesday in the latest round of the UK...

    2. Fast FT

      April 13, 2016

      EU-US data protection deal challenged

      European data protection authorities have expressed doubts about key features of a crucial new data transfer agreement...

    3. March 24, 2016

      Google handed €100,000 fine by French data regulator

      Google has been handed a €100,000 fine by France’s privacy watchdog over allegations that it has not properly applied...

    4. March 1, 2016

      Europe’s top court places curbs on Germany’s migration policy

      The EU’s top court has ruled that Germany cannot use the argument of spreading the burden of social welfare payments...

    5. February 29, 2016

      US, EU data deal raises new privacy fears

      A new transatlantic data agreement will put a senior American diplomat in charge of investigating alleged breaches by...

    6. Fast FT

      February 29, 2016

      Europe and US agree new data privacy deal

      A new transatlantic data agreement will not allow EU citizens to claim any financial damages for violations of their...

    7. February 24, 2016

      David Cameron switches to EU referendum campaign mode

      David Cameron launched the Conservative campaign to keep Britain in the EU on Wednesday evening after claims by his old...

    8. February 24, 2016

      Downing Street rejects Gove claim EU deal is not legally binding

      Downing Street has hit back at Michael Gove after the justice secretary challenged David Cameron’s claim that his...

    9. Fast FT

      February 24, 2016

      Downing St rows with Gove over legality of EU agreement

      A row has broken out between Number 10 and Michael Gove, the justice secretary and a supporter of Britain leaving the...

    10. February 18, 2016

      Iran bank wins ruling against EU sanctions

      An Iranian bank has won a favourable ruling from the European Court of Justice that sanctions were wrongly imposed on...

    11. February 16, 2016

      Weidmann renews attack on ECB’s monetary stimulus

      Germany’s hawkish central bank chief on Tuesday renewed his attack on a key element in the European Central Bank’s...

    12. February 15, 2016

      Tories looks to tame power of European courts

      A decade ago, the convicted killer John Hirst celebrated victory over the British government when a Strasbourg court...

    13. February 8, 2016

      Britain’s premature bet on the future of Europe

      Britain’s involvement in the European project has been a masterclass that makes us cringe. We are sure we are getting...

    14. February 4, 2016

      ECJ says foreign criminals with a child should not be deported

      Foreign criminals should not be automatically deported if they are the sole carer for a resident child, according to an...

    15. February 2, 2016

      EU and US reach deal on data sharing

      The US and EU have agreed a new arrangement for transferring data across the Atlantic — to the relief of technology...

    16. February 2, 2016

      Transatlantic privacy shield could yet be pierced by regulators

      Silicon Valley can breathe a little easier today. On Tuesday the European Commission said it had reached a deal with...

    17. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Europe and US reach 'safe harbour' data deal

      Brussels and Washington have reached a deal on “safe harbour” — the crucial transatlantic data sharing deal that was...

    18. Brussels Blog

      February 1, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Safe harbour day

      Welcome to Monday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    19. January 29, 2016

      EU and US tack towards web data ‘safe harbour’

      Brussels and Washington are scrambling to finalise a last-minute deal over transatlantic data transfers before a grace...

    20. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      German 2-yr yields hit new low after Draghi blasts critics

      European Central Bank president Mario Draghi came out swinging late yesterday, knocking yields on two-year German debt...

    21. January 25, 2016

      Top lawyer claims US does better on data protection than EU

      A leading human rights barrister has said that the US is better at protecting its citizens from government snooping...

    22. December 23, 2015

      European court deals blow to minimum alcohol price laws

      The governments of Scotland and Ireland still hope to impose a minimum price for alcohol, despite a European Court of...

    23. December 23, 2015

      European court paves the way for plain cigarette packaging

      The EU’s highest court has opened the path to the introduction of plain cigarette packaging laws across the continent,...

    24. December 16, 2015

      Orban basks in EU’s migrant struggle

      Not so long ago, Hungary’s railway stations and refugee camps overflowed with thousands of people trapped on the...

    25. November 20, 2015

      British surveillance act is referred to European courts

      Surveillance legislation that was rushed through parliament last year only to be struck down by the High Court has been...

    26. November 11, 2015

      Microsoft’s move raises risks of a fractured web

      When the European Court of Justice scrapped a longstanding transatlantic data transfer agreement last month, many in...

    27. November 11, 2015

      Dyson fails in attempt to change vacuum efficiency tests

      Dyson’s attempt to change energy labelling for vacuum cleaners has been rejected by an EU court, dealing a blow to the...

    28. November 5, 2015

      Transatlantic safe harbour deal still months away, EU warns

      Negotiations over a revised “safe harbour” agreement to ease transatlantic data transfers are likely to drag on for...

    29. November 3, 2015

      Osborne’s two-speed Europe plan meets Berlin’s approval

      George Osborne has set out for the first time the grand bargain he believes Britain can strike with its 27 European...

    30. October 22, 2015

      European court ruling bolsters bitcoin

      Global regulators’ attempts to define bitcoin took a further twist on Thursday as the EU’s top court ruled that for tax...

    31. October 20, 2015

      Irish privacy watchdog to investigate Facebook in privacy case

      The Irish privacy watchdog has promised to investigate a complaint against Facebook that it once dismissed as...

    32. October 8, 2015

      Worldwide fight over personal data has barely begun

      The decision by the European Court of Justice to invalidate the “safe harbour” agreement guiding flows of personal data...

    33. October 7, 2015

      Europe’s costly judgment on data protection

      In the two years since Edward Snowden revealed details of the mass surveillance operations conducted by US spying...

    34. October 7, 2015

      Sturgeon firm on minimum alcohol pricing despite ECJ setback

      The Scottish government is “absolutely committed” to pursuing a minimum price for alcohol despite an opinion from the...

    35. October 7, 2015

      Ireland’s role as EU’s chief privacy regulator in spotlight

      The “safe harbour” judgment from the European Court of Justice on the transfer of customer data from Europe to the US...

    36. October 6, 2015

      US tech companies overhaul operations after EU data ruling

      Technology companies in the US were left scrambling to overhaul their transatlantic operations after an EU court...

    37. October 6, 2015

      Tech companies count cost of losing their ‘safe harbour’

      Hours after Europe’s highest court ruled on a seemingly-arcane legal arrangement that has enabled the cheap and easy...

    38. October 6, 2015

      EU judges deliver difficult verdicts for David Cameron

      Europe roared back as an issue at the Conservative party conference on Tuesday as EU judges delivered two difficult...

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