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[UK] British American Tobacco fined for oversupplying cigarettes to Belgium ($$)

British American Tobacco has been fined by HM Revenue & Customs for oversupplying cigarettes into Belgium which can be smuggled back into the UK. The fine from the taxman follows pressure from politicians who have complained HMRC has been too soft on tob
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 15:12
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[UK] HMRC fines cigarette maker for oversupplying Belgium

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined £650,000 ($1m; €820k) by UK tax authorities for oversupplying its products to Belgium. This is the first time HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has imposed a penalty on a firm for supplying to areas
BBC Online
added Nov 13, 2014 15:11
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate, two years later…

Former European Commissioner John Dalli is still determined to piece together the circumstances which – he claims – brought Big Tobacco together with Maltese collaborators to remove him and spike strict anti-smoking laws.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:54
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[Belgium, UK] Smokers take ‘fag ferry’ to stock up and beat taxman ($$)

First it was the booze cruise, now it’s the great British fag run. Smokers — and smugglers — are flocking to a small village on the Belgian coast in search of cheap tobacco to beat the taxman.
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:43
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[Belgium] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg honoured by WHO for contribution on tobacco control

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe presented a certificate of appreciation to Dr Borg on behalf of the WHO Director General in recognition for the EU Commission's outstanding contribution to tobacco
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 17, 2014 00:58
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Kessler does not testify in Zammit bribery case

'We are in the dark as to what is going on', said defence lawyer Edward Gatt over Giovanni Kessler's refusal to testify in a Maltese court of law.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:46
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Updated | John Dalli, Simon Busuttil in verbal tussle over apology request

Dalli threatens legal action against leader of the Nationalist Party Simon Busuttil • Busuttil says Dalli ‘owes an apology to the Maltese’
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:26
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Rizzo wanted to arraign Dalli separately – former assistant commissioner

A former police investigator in the Dalligate affair – Michael Cassar – told the privileges committee on Wednesday that both the police and the Attorney General had agreed to separately charge Silvio Zammit and John Dalli on bribery and trading in influe
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:24
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Busuttil says he had no position on tobacco as MEP

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has declared having met both tobacco lobbyists inside the European Parliament, as well as members from health NGOs, during an intensive campaign to influence MEPs on their votes in the controversial Tobacco Products Direc
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:37
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate – MEPs want transparency on EU-Olaf tobacco agreements

Ahead of Dalligate’s second anniversary, Green MEPs Bart Staes and José Bové dub the sacking of John Dalli as European Health Commissioner ‘a black day for European democracy’
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:35
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