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[Belgium, Europe, Romania] A commissioner’s work habits prompt staff upheaval / Corina Creţu’s long weekends and treatment of underlings said to be behind high turnover.

former and current staffers said, Creţu smoked cigarettes in her office, flouting an institution-wide ban. “Everyone said, ‘You can’t do this,’” according to a former staffer, “but she said, ‘In Romania, a minister can do whatever they want.’”
Politico
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04
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[Belgium] One in 6 cafés disregarding anti-smoking legislation

3,000 inspections led to the conclusion that 16% of cafés do not enforce anti-smoking legislation. “This is fewer than last year but the figure needs to be reduced faster,” explains Paul Van den Meerssche, in charge of inspections at the Public Health Mi
Brussels Times (be)
added Sep 25, 2015 11:14
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[Belgium, UK] Murdered self-styled lord and Mayfair club owner David West died penniless after losing £100million booze cruise fortune

West rose to become the 'king of the booze cruises' in the 1990s after opening a greasy spoon restaurant in Zeebrugge selling cheap drink and cigarettes to Britons before they headed home.... In 2007 he made headlines after he hired Cherie Blair to mount
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:26
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli appeals EU court decision on ‘unfair’ dismissal claim

Former European Commissioner files appeal, 'as his right', against EU court decision to reject his claim that former EC president Jose Barroso had required him to resign
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:45
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Belgium pushes through tax shift totaling some $7.7 billion to lighten cost of businesses

The center-right government of Prime Minister Charles Michel has pushed through a tax shift to lighten the cost of labor for businesses and offset it with taxes on energy, alcohol and tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2015 15:45
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former police commissioner ‘never read John Dalli case files’

Ray Zammit admits to never having read the police files detailing their investigations against former EU Commissioner
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:26
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Judgment in Case T-562/12: Dalli v Commission

reputation of the Commission had been put at risk as far as tobacco producers and, possibly, public opinion were concerned. Mr Dalli’s behaviour could thus be seen, in OLAF’s view, as a breach of his duty to behave in keeping with the dignity and the d
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:18
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[Belgium, Malta] Dalli loses claim against dismissal from European Commission

John Dalli (right) was found to have tendered his resignation voluntarily, and that his claim of unfair dismissal against former EC president José Barroso, did not hold any water. Former European Commissioner John Dalli has lost a court claim against h
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:16
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF investigated over illegal wiretapping during Dalli investigation

OLAF’s supervisory committee says Giovanni Kessler could be held personally liable if it transpired he ordered illegal phone tapping of a conversation between Silvio Zammit and Inge Delfosse. OLAF, the EU’s anti-fraud agency, is being investigated over c
Malta Today (mt)
added May 11, 2015 10:13
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