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Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said his government will keep its controversial immigration laws, in defiance of an EU ruling. The Court of Justice of the European Union last month ruled that Hungary's law criminalising lawyers and activists who helped asylum seekers fell foul of EU law.

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Hamas should not have been removed from the European list of terrorist organisations, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled. It held that the General Court should not have cancelled Hamas’ listing on the ground that the European Council had failed to authenticate by means of a s

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Hungary broke EU law by making it an offence for people or groups to help migrants and refugees apply for asylum, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled. The country erected a razor-wire barrier on the border with Serbia and Croatia in 2015 as one million people, most of whom were flee

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Ireland has been fined over €15 million and is continuing to accrue daily fines of €15,000 for failing to comply with a European court order linked to a wind farm development. The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) imposed pecuniary penalties on Ireland in N

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Thousands of Polish judges and prosecutors have signed an appeal urging authorities to follow recent rulings by an EU court to disband the country's disciplinary chamber for judges. At least 3,500 judges and prosecutors signed the appeal after Poland's authorities refused to abide by a ruling of the

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A new ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) would allow employers to ban the wearing of visible symbols of religious or political belief, such as headscarves. The court stipulated that such a ban would need to be justified by the employer's genuine need to present a n

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Supermarkets in the UK have suffered another blow in the battle for equal pay after the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled employees working in stores can compare their roles to colleagues working in distribution centres for the purpose of equal pay. Before the UK left the EU, the C

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The EU will insist that the Court of Justice of the European Union should be able to rule on any post-Brexit agreement with the UK, The Times reports. An internal Brussels diplomatic document states that the EU will argue its court should be able to enforce the terms of a trade, fishing and security

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Boris Johnson's attempt to give ministers control over which courts are no longer bound by European Court precedent will damage the legal system, Lord Pannick QC has warned. The crossbench peer said he would try to undo the change proposed by clause 26 of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which comes b

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An airline is liable for the harm caused by a spilt cup of hot coffee and it is not necessary for that accident to relate to a hazard typically associated with flight, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled. In its judgment, the Court of Justice clarifies that an airline’s liabil

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to give British judges the power to overturn rulings of the European Court of Justice, The Times reports. Under Theresa May it was agreed that the acquis of EU law would be transferred into domestic law after Brexit. This would mean only the Supreme Court and High

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The "right to be forgotten" in EU law does not extend worldwide, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has determined. Answering questions referred from a French court considering a dispute between the national data protection authority and Google, the CJEU found tha

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The number of judges at the General Court of the European Union will increase next week when the court welcomes seven additional judges. The swearing into office of the seven new judges next Thursday will mark the third and final stage of European judicial reforms approved in 2015.

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