Wealthy clubs will watch legal challenge driven by Jean-Louis Dupont with interest
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Friday 06 January 2012
David Cameron today pledged to do "everything possible" to stop signatories of a new treaty from using the EU's institutions to do their business behind the UK's back.
Friday 23 December 2011
The "environmental squeeze" that helped prompt British Airways owner IAG's takeover of BMI is set to ignite a trade war between China and Europe after the EU's top court upheld a move to charge airlines using the Continent's airspace for their greenhouse gas emissions.
Thursday 22 December 2011
Europe faces the prospect of a vicious trade war with the US after the EU's highest court dismissed an American claim for its airlines to avoid new emissions-trading rules.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy are now so used to each other's company that they can almost complete each other's sentences. But their latest emergency tryst to save the euro still managed to spring a few surprises – not least the verve with which they professed their faith in the currency.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Monday 05 December 2011
Friday 28 October 2011
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Britain's final salary pension schemes are taking the Government to the European Court of Justice in a bid to save £100m a year in taxes they claim they are being unfairly charged.
Friday 24 June 2011
The European Parliament yesterday bowed to three years of pressure and released a secret report that exposed the widespread abuse of expenses by MEPs.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Publication of suppressed report could undermine efforts to deal with eurozone debt crisis
Thursday 19 May 2011
Outlook As he was preparing to unveil the findings of his five-month investigation into Britain's intellectual property and copyright laws yesterday, Ian Hargreaves was asked how he could be confident his recommendations would not end up gathering dust in Whitehall, the fate of a string of similar reviews over the past decade. Ever the optimist, Professor Hargreaves said he hoped the Government would have the courage of its convictions this time.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
The Government’s used a non-existent court challenge as an excuse for blocking a ban on wild animal in circuses, it was claimed today.
Thursday 05 May 2011
Britons fighting to keep full disability benefits despite moving abroad lost their legal claim in the European Court of Justice today.
Friday 29 April 2011
No one should doubt the gravity of the ruling by one of the eight advocates general to the European Union's Court of Justice on the issue of stem cells. It looks set to kill off a fledgling bioscience discipline that could revolutionise medicine in the 21st century.
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