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European court sides against Madeleine McCann suspect in separate rape case appeal
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European court sides against Madeleine McCann suspect in separate rape case appeal

Aug 6th 2020, 2:17 PM 25,964 Views 0 Comments

Maddie McCann went missing in Portugal in 2007 while on holiday with her family.

Europe's highest court rules that data protection arrangement between EU and US is invalid
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Europe's highest court rules that data protection arrangement between EU and US is invalid

Updated Jul 16th 2020, 6:45 PM 41,662 Views 42 Comments

The US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said his department was “deeply disappointed” by the court ruling.

Highest European court expected to rule on data privacy case today
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Highest European court expected to rule on data privacy case today

Jul 16th 2020, 6:20 AM 14,730 Views 0 Comments

The ruling on this case could have significant implications for how data is transferred between the EU and the US.

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
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Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,182 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
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EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

Nov 12th 2019, 1:34 PM 11,984 Views 35 Comments

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm
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Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm

Nov 12th 2019, 10:55 AM 28,111 Views 53 Comments

The fine relates to an incident which saw 50,000 fish killed in 2003.

Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine
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Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine

Sep 24th 2019, 2:51 PM 8,562 Views 6 Comments

Ireland is also battling a similar fine levied against tech giant Apple over its Irish-based operations.

European Court rules that two-tier teacher pay scale isn't age discrimination
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European Court rules that two-tier teacher pay scale isn't age discrimination

Feb 14th 2019, 2:02 PM 18,321 Views 107 Comments

Teacher’s union the INTO said that it the ruling was “a bitter disappointment”.

HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling
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HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling

Jul 25th 2018, 8:28 PM 10,189 Views 12 Comments

The case now returns to the English High Court for a final decision.

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know
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Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

Sep 14th 2017, 5:50 PM 26,550 Views 29 Comments

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit
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UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit

Aug 23rd 2017, 9:38 AM 13,555 Views 98 Comments

The British government wants to end the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK.

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves
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EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves

Mar 14th 2017, 10:53 AM 15,838 Views 147 Comments

The court said it does not constitute “direct discrimination” if a firm has an internal rule banning the wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign.

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU
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Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU

Nov 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 21,779 Views 53 Comments

The company’s flagship service is banned here – and the government wants to keep it that way.

European court sides with the government over bank recapitalisation
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European court sides with the government over bank recapitalisation

Nov 8th 2016, 1:52 PM 10,696 Views 29 Comments

The court found there is a greater public interest in protecting financial systems.

Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'
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Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'

May 6th 2016, 6:15 AM 30,911 Views 50 Comments

Part of the ECJ plan paves the way for the banning of menthol cigarettes.

Minimum pricing for alcohol could be illegal - but Ireland's pressing ahead
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Minimum pricing for alcohol could be illegal - but Ireland's pressing ahead

Dec 23rd 2015, 5:00 PM 35,853 Views 151 Comments

A European Court of Justice ruling says a tax should be introduced instead of minimum pricing.

Workers set to be paid for travel to and from work after major ruling
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Workers set to be paid for travel to and from work after major ruling

Sep 11th 2015, 10:08 AM 73,310 Views 43 Comments

This will impact on employees without a fixed place of work.

'If I had done this in Ireland it would've taken 25 years' - Facebook Privacy Campaigner
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'If I had done this in Ireland it would've taken 25 years' - Facebook Privacy Campaigner

Apr 10th 2015, 12:48 PM 12,421 Views 18 Comments

Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.

Ireland is overworking its junior doctors - and could face huge fines because of it
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Ireland is overworking its junior doctors - and could face huge fines because of it

Mar 19th 2015, 2:13 PM 15,709 Views 21 Comments

A legal opinion has been issued to say that Ireland is breaching the EU Working Time Directive.

A European court has ruled against "welfare tourism"
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A European court has ruled against "welfare tourism"

Nov 12th 2014, 7:34 AM 17,384 Views 133 Comments

The European Court of Justice said that Germany did not have to give a Romanian man benefits.

25,000 people join privacy lawsuit against Facebook
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25,000 people join privacy lawsuit against Facebook

Aug 7th 2014, 8:46 AM 9,791 Views 21 Comments

The class action suit, filed by lawyer Max Schrems, is limiting the number of participants to 25,000 until all requests are verified.

Apple's distinctive store design has now been trademarked by the EU
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Apple's distinctive store design has now been trademarked by the EU

Jul 10th 2014, 3:03 PM 9,371 Views 35 Comments

The ruling means that the layout of Apple’s stores are now registered as a trademark in both the US and EU.

Dunnes-v-Karen Millen goes to Europe, the result isn't good for the Irish store
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Dunnes-v-Karen Millen goes to Europe, the result isn't good for the Irish store

Jun 19th 2014, 11:06 AM 26,877 Views 20 Comments

It’s a dispute over a woman’s top and shirt.

High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA
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High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA

Jun 18th 2014, 10:25 PM 10,452 Views 4 Comments

A number of questions relating to a case involving the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s decision to not investigate Facebook, will now be dealt with by the European Court of Justice.

Europe struck wrong balance on 'right to be forgotten' ruling, says Google boss
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Europe struck wrong balance on 'right to be forgotten' ruling, says Google boss

May 15th 2014, 11:49 AM 5,409 Views 25 Comments

The company’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said the ECJ had struck the wrong balance, causing what he describes as a “collision between a right to be forgotten and a right to know.”

79 per cent increase in number of complaints to pensions ombudsman
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79 per cent increase in number of complaints to pensions ombudsman

May 27th 2013, 9:27 PM 5,807 Views 7 Comments

Paul Kenny’s report illustrates a significant increase in the number of difficulties experienced by the public.

ECJ ruling casts doubt on planning permission for Galway bypass
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ECJ ruling casts doubt on planning permission for Galway bypass

Apr 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 13,049 Views 66 Comments

The EU’s top court hands a major boost to opponents to the N6 bypass around Galway, ahead of a final Supreme Court ruling.

ECJ rules Spain's eviction laws breach EU directive
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ECJ rules Spain's eviction laws breach EU directive

Mar 14th 2013, 8:17 PM 6,269 Views 34 Comments

The Spanish government has promised its law will now be “corrected” to comply with the ruling.

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers
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Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers

Jan 31st 2013, 11:09 AM 7,951 Views 31 Comments

The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.

EU court makes latest ruling in Budweiser v Budweiser saga
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EU court makes latest ruling in Budweiser v Budweiser saga

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 13,673 Views 51 Comments

Here’s our crash course on the marathon legal disputes between Anheuser-Busch and a Czech brewery over the name ‘Bud’.

Three-balled sex toy rejected by European judges
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Three-balled sex toy rejected by European judges

Jan 18th 2013, 2:36 PM 34,588 Views 61 Comments

Yep, that’s an actual headline.

Ireland fined €2 million over failure to impose septic tank rules
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Ireland fined €2 million over failure to impose septic tank rules

Dec 19th 2012, 3:16 PM 9,209 Views 56 Comments

The ECJ also fines Ireland another €1.5 million for breach of European rules on environmental impact assessments.

ECJ to rule on whether Ireland will face septic tank fines
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ECJ to rule on whether Ireland will face septic tank fines

Dec 8th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,866 Views 13 Comments

The EU’s top court will rule later this month on whether Ireland’s new septic tank inspections are enough to avoid a fine.

Pringle could face substantial legal costs after European court loss
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Pringle could face substantial legal costs after European court loss

Nov 28th 2012, 3:48 PM 5,969 Views 22 Comments

The independent TD said that if the court decides he’s liable for a six figure sum he does not have the cash in hand to pay.

European court rules against Thomas Pringle, says ESM is lawful
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European court rules against Thomas Pringle, says ESM is lawful

Nov 27th 2012, 9:00 AM 7,114 Views 29 Comments

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund is lawful.

CAP payments to be published again after privacy case
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CAP payments to be published again after privacy case

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:00 AM 4,261 Views 7 Comments

German farmers had taken a successful case to the European Court of Justice in 2008 arguing that publishing the information was a data protection breach.

Government to ratify ESM today following Supreme Court ruling
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Government to ratify ESM today following Supreme Court ruling

Aug 1st 2012, 8:07 AM 2,000 Views 14 Comments

The EU’s permanent bailout fund still has to clear the hurdle of the German Constitutional Court which is expected to issue a ruling in September.

ECJ to rule on whether permanent Euro bailout fund is legal
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ECJ to rule on whether permanent Euro bailout fund is legal

Jul 26th 2012, 9:17 PM 5,005 Views 24 Comments

The Supreme Court has asked the European Court of Justice for clarity after a legal challenge from TD Thomas Pringle.

Pringle's challenge to ESM treaty rejected by High Court
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Pringle's challenge to ESM treaty rejected by High Court

Jul 9th 2012, 6:19 PM 3,958 Views 66 Comments

However, a legal issue has been referred to the European Court of Justice.

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