Court of justice of the European Union

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Fortress Europe: the millions spent on military-grade tech to deter refugees
We map out the rising number of high-tech surveillance and deterrent systems facing asylum seekers along EU borders

Kaamil Ahmed and Lorenzo Tondo

06, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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ECJ adviser backs rule-of-law measure in blow to Poland and Hungary
Court advised to dismiss challenge against law that lets EU block funds to states that curb judicial independence

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

02, Dec, 2021 @12:30 PM

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The EU is locked in a momentous fight with Poland. And the UK is backing the wrong side | Will Hutton
Plans to override the judges are unpalatable to those who defend Enlightenment values

Will Hutton

31, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Poland fined €1m a day over controversial judicial system changes
Warsaw calls European court of justice move blackmail and says penalties ‘not the right road’

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

27, Oct, 2021 @3:38 PM

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European scrutiny committee puts on stunning display of collective amnesia | John Crace
Why is Lord Frost furious about the Northern Ireland protocol given that he negotiated it?

John Crace

25, Oct, 2021 @7:20 PM

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Syrian family sue EU border agency over removal from Greece
Family who were sent to Turkey despite lodging asylum claims take case to European court

Helena Smith in Athens

20, Oct, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Polish prime minister escalates war of words with EU over rule of law
Mateusz Morawiecki says European court’s ‘creeping revolution’ undermines Polish sovereignty

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

19, Oct, 2021 @11:56 AM

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Brussels vows swift response to Poland’s ruling against EU law
Ursula von der Leyen says European Commission will decide on next steps to take

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

08, Oct, 2021 @2:52 PM

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Poland vows to keep coalmine open despite €500,000-a-day ECJ fine
Warsaw argues suspension of operations at Turów on Czech border would put its energy security at risk

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

20, Sep, 2021 @4:08 PM

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MEPs condemn failure to respect rights of same-sex partners in EU
European parliament resolution criticises bloc’s patchwork policy, as some countries ignore recent rulings

Daniel Boffey in Strasbourg

14, Sep, 2021 @12:27 PM

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UK negligent in failure to stop customs fraud, says senior EU lawyer
Non-binding opinion says UK allowed criminal gangs to flood Europe with cheap Chinese-made clothes

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

09, Sep, 2021 @12:40 PM

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UK says it wants to substantially rewrite Northern Ireland Brexit protocol
Blueprint for alternative arrangement published as sources say protocol was flawed at conception

Lisa O'Carroll, Jessica Elgot and Jennifer Rankin

21, Jul, 2021 @6:27 PM

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