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[Europe, Malta] ‘Pompous’ OLAF director claimed he was more powerful than police

A witness to the interrogation of Silvio Zammit, charged with having sought bribes from the European smokeless tobacco lobby to reverse an EU ban on the sale of snus tobacco, has described OLAF director Giovanni Kessler as "pompous".
Malta Today (mt)
added Jan 22, 2014 20:15
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[Malta] Young ‘don’t realise the danger of shisha smoke’ ($$)

The use of the shisha, or water pipe, is becoming more popular among young people but many are under the illusion that it is a safe alternative to cigarettes, according to a health official.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 2, 2013 00:12
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[Europe, Malta] Lobbyist’s emails to Zammit throw new light on Dalligate

the man charged with soliciting a €60 million bribe which sparked an EU investigation into former commissioner John Dalli, could have been aided by a Swedish Match lobbyist and her husband.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 24, 2013 03:40
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli questions credibility of Bahamas story source

The source, Barry Conner, had been the landlord of a house Mr Dalli had stayed in on a trip to the Bahamas on July 2012 and later that summer. His comments were featured in the IHT story, which was published on Monday, and the transfers were said to conc
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jul 4, 2013 01:43
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[Europe, Malta] Tonio Borg: still not sworn in as Commissioner seven months later

Seven months after stepping into John Dalli’s shoes in December, it transpires Malta’s former foreign minister Tonio Borg has yet to take his oath of office as a European Commissioner
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 24, 2013 11:33
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[Europe, Ireland, Malta] Behind the scenes in Brussels: a world where lobbyists oil every decision

The affair has shed a light on the shadowy world of lobbying, but particularly the power of the tobacco lobby. The revelation last week in this newspaper that the Taoiseach met senior tobacco industry figures has raised uncomfortable questions for the Go
Irish Times (ie)
added May 29, 2013 20:26
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[Europe, Malta] ‘Kimberley did not tell Dalli she was in Swedish Match’s employ’

Mediatoday managing editor says OLAF ignored Gayle Kimberley’s own admission to Swedish Match that she did not let on who her employers were, in a meeting with John Dalli.
Malta Today (mt)
added May 29, 2013 01:33
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[Europe, Malta] Updated | Silvio Zammit charged with bribery, trading in influence

Silvio Zammit, a former canvasser for John Dalli and former Sliema deputy mayor for the PN has been remanded in custody, charged with bribery and trading in influence.
Malta Today (mt)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:02
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[Belgium, Malta] Dalli stands his ground, claims tobacco industry conspiracy

John Dalli, Malta’s EU Commissioner until he was forced to resign on Tuesday, yesterday came out fighting against what he says was his forced resignation from the European Commission in a bid to kill off the EU’s upcoming tobacco directive, he said yeste
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 21, 2012 20:52
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU health commissioner John Dalli quits over fraud inquiry

John Dalli, seen here at a news conference in July, rejects the findings against him
BBC Online
added Oct 16, 2012 17:07
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