EU



European Commission appoints first religious freedom envoy in two years

The European Commission has filled a post promoting religious freedom that has lain vacant for two years.

Published 7 May 2021

Amazon charged by European Commission over use of sales data

Retail giant Amazon has been charged by the European Commission over its use of sales data on independent retailers to "illegally" obtain an advantage in the European marketplace.

Published 11 November 2020

EU citizens and local government services: free webinar from the Citizens Rights Project

The Citizens Rights Project has announced a further free webinar in its series of events on EU citizens’ rights in Scotland.

Published 26 June 2020

Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston QC sues Court of Justice over attempt to sack her

A British member of the Court of Justice of the European Union is suing her judicial colleagues after they attempted to sack her on the basis the UK has left the EU, The Critic reports.

Published 1 May 2020

EU begins legal proceedings against Poland over attack on judiciary

The European Union has begun legal proceedings against Poland for undermining the rule of law as it expressed “serious concern” the country will not host "free and fair" elections next month.

Published 30 April 2020

Courts ‘still obliged’ to refer unclear EU law issues to CJEU

The UK Supreme Court is "still obliged" to refer questions over unclear EU laws to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) at this stage of the Brexit process, Lord Hodge has said.

Published 2 April 2020

EU Commission accused of adopting fascist rhetoric

The EU Commission has been accused of adopting “fascist” rhetoric after it created a new post of “Commissioner for Protecting our European Way of Life” to oversee immigration policy.

Published 11 September 2019

UK government could face legal action after EU citizens denied vote

The UK government could face legal action over the treatment of EU citizens who were denied the right to vote in the European elections because of clerical errors at local councils.

Published 24 May 2019

EU member states to implement controversial copyright laws within two years

EU member states have two years to implement controversial new copyright laws following their adoption by the EU Council of Ministers.

Published 16 April 2019

Representatives of top EU courts meet in Dublin for two-day seminar

Representatives of the top courts in each of the 28 EU member states visited Dublin this week for a two-day seminar.

Published 27 March 2019