European Institutions

  • Paris Court Finds French State Guilty Over Climate Inaction

    February 03, 2021

    The Paris administrative court recognized ecological damage linked to climate change and held the French state responsible for failing to fully meet its goals in reducing greenhouse gases after a group of NGOs backed by two million citizens had filed a complaint accusing the French state of failing to act to halt climate change.

  • Johnson: EU ‘undermined’ Northern Ireland Protocol

    February 03, 2021

    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accused Brussels of having "undermined" the Northern Ireland protocol following the move by the European Commission to invoke Article 16 of the Protocol,  triggering an emergency override provision in the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as part of efforts to control vaccine exports.

  • ECtHR to Consider Nalvany Complaint

    February 02, 2021

    The European Court of Human Rights announced it has informed Russia that it will consider a complaint filed to the court by the opposition politician Aleksei Navalny who argues that his right to life was violated under the EU Convention on Human Rights.

  • EU Gives Poland a Month to Respond to Concerns

    February 01, 2021

    The European Commission considers Poland in violation of EU law for allowing the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court to make decisions which have a direct impact on judges and the way they do their jobs, warning the country that it must address these long standing concerns within a month or face possible legal action.

  • Google Faces Two New Antitrust Lawsuits in the EU

    January 27, 2021

    Business Insider reports that after already fining Google close to $10 billion in fines for anticompetitive behavior in the past few years, the tech giant is facing new antitrust action in the EU as officials continue to scrutinize the tech giant's data gathering and advertising practices. 

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