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HAYES: More must be done to stub out the scourge of tobacco use in Europe

Arguments will be made that we are overregulating the tobacco industry but if we sit back and do nothing the 700,000 Europeans that die in 2015 from smoking could be a significantly higher figure in 10 years' time.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added May 19, 2015 08:40

[Europe] EU Court Finds Scandal-Plagued Regulator Quit

A health regulator who allegedly met secretly with Big Tobacco resigned voluntarily and was not forced out by the former head of the European Commission, the EU's lower court ruled Tuesday. The EU anti-fraud office known as OLAF discovered that forme
Courthouse News
added May 13, 2015 14:05

[Europe, Malta] Dalli files police report over Independent report on $600,000 scam

has filed a criminal complaint for defamation against Standard Publications, after publishing details of a complaint made to the FBI and his alleged involvement in a €600,000 scam. Dalli, who resigned the EC in 2012 over allegations that he was aware of a
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:30

[Europe, Malta] EU agency probed over ‘snus case phone taps’

Belgian investigators asked the European Commission to lift the diplomatic immunity of officials from the anti-fraud agency OLAF.... The crucial call was made by Inge Delfosse, a tobacco lobbyist, to Silvio Zammit, Mr Dalli’s former canvasser, from OLAF’s
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:28

[Europe, Malta] EU anti-fraud agency being investigated for ‘illegal’ recording of phone conversation

The EU’s anti-fraud agency Olaf is reportedly being investigated for illegally recording a telephone conversation involving Maltese suspect Silvio Zammit. Mr Zammit has been charged in the Maltese courts for soliciting a €60 million bribe to overturn a
Malta Independent (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:27
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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

[Europe, Malta] Former EU Commissioner John Dalli loses unfair dismissal case against EU Commission

Mr Dalli says he had no choice in the matter, as he could either have resigned or been sacked. The Olaf report said that Mr Dalli held a number of irregular meetings with tobacco lobbyists, which were brokered by his former canvasser Silvio Zammit.
Malta Independent (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:25

[Malta] John Dalli resigned voluntarily, European Court concludes - Busuttil reacts

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said: "The European Court today did not believe the conspiracy theories about John Dalli and it reiterated the truth – and the truth was that he resigned."
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:24

[Europe, Malta] EU court rejects commissioner’s claim he was forced to resign

"The court finds that Mr. Dalli resigned voluntarily, no formal request for his resignation having been made by President Barroso," said the court, which is second only to the European Court of Justice. It added that Dalli "resigned orally," he gave verb
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 12, 2015 12:23

[Europe] EU court rules scandal-hit commissioner was not forced out

a former European commissioner from Malta resigned voluntarily and was not forced out over a scandal related to tobacco industry lobbying, and rejected his claim for compensation. Health Commissioner John Dalli abruptly left office in October 2012 after
added May 12, 2015 12:22
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