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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF director Giovanni Kessler loses interim challenge on immunity in Dalligate investigation

General Court refuses request by OLAF director to suspend Commission decision lifting his immunity for Dalligate investigation pending ongoing case on challenge to immunity decision
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 2, 2016 13:40
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[Belgium, Europe] A fistful of smokes and a cigarette with no name

Customs officers in Belgium seized no fewer than 262 million illicit cigarettes in 2015, or about 13.1 million packets of 20. An impressive result, but did you know that in some cases, the Customs service sells off some of those confiscated gaspers to th
Flanders Today (be)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:40
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Court to rule on whether lengthy pre-trial breached Silvio Zammit's rights

The Magistrate hearing the compilation of evidence against Swedish Match bribery suspect Silvio Zammit has upheld a request to refer to a Constitutional court the issue of whether or not the prosecution's insistence on summoning an unco-operative foreign
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 21, 2016 16:14
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler fights immunity removal over Dalligate

In a saga that refuses to die down, the EU’s anti-fraud chief has launched a legal challenge to the European Commission’s decision to lift his immunity from prosecution in connection with a Belgian police investigation on the Dalligate affair.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:57
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[Belgium, Europe] EU Health Chief Blows Everyone Away by Comparing Smoking to Terrorism

"Two terrorist attacks in Brussels are very dangerous, but of course 700,000 premature deaths are also...His comments however, may appear to have been said in distaste by those in Belgium still recovering from the recent terror attacks which claimed the
Sputnik (ru)
added May 22, 2016 19:46
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[Belgium] Women looking for a casual fling are more attracted to men who smoke and drink because this 'risky' behaviour is exciting

confirmed men's behaviour corresponds with women's perceptions. Using a sample of 171 men aged 17 to 30, the men who were also looking for short-term relationships were more likely to smoke and drink. A stock image of Johnny Depp smoking is pictured
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 6, 2016 17:38
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[Belgium, Europe] EU Advocate General Backs Belgian Tobacco Law ($$)

said EU policies governing fair competition and the free movement of goods don’t preclude a national law prohibiting retailers from selling tobacco products at discounted prices, dealing a blow to a Belgian supermarket chain in its...
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:52
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[Belgium] Health Minister launches anti-tobacco plan

The Federal Health Minister Maggie De Block (Flemish liberal) has launched her anti-tobacco plan...excise duty on tobacco products is to be increased and branding on cigarette packets will be banned from 2019, while on the other hand the cost of treatmen
Expatica.com (nl)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:32
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[Belgium, France] Murderers on the dance floor: Terror brothers filmed in Brussels nightclub months before Paris attacks... even though they were already becoming radicalised

Footage has emerged showing the Abdeslam brothers drinking, smoking and flirting with girls in a nightclub - just months before they played a part in the deadly Paris terror attacks.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 17:22
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate suspect files Belgian criminal complaint

Silvio Zammit, who stands charged with soliciting bribes, wants snus lobbyist investigated over illegal phone recording
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 16, 2016 09:39
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