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[Belgium, Malta] Former European Commissioner ‘following Kessler testimony with disgust at manipulation of facts’

Former European Commissioner John Dalli has called on the police “to take action”, after accusing the chief of the EU anti-fraud agency of committing perjury.
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:54
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[Malta] John Dalli seeking damages of €1.9m from the European Commission ($$)

The figure emerged from a report by the rapporteur for the Judges’ Panel which is hearing a claim for unfair dismissal filed by Mr Dalli in the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:09
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[Europe, Malta] FSADNI: Did Dalli act bizarrely? ($$)

enough had emerged from the proceedings to show that what Barroso considers salient to the case has, up till now, hardly ever been given the same importance in Maltese reportage. Barroso has declared Dalli’s behaviour – in meeting lobbyists so informally
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:07
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli: Barroso told me ‘forget directive’ ($$)

yesterday claimed his ex-boss, Manuel Barroso, suggested he should “forget” the EU’s Tobacco Directive, a piece of legislation meant to curtail smoking across Europe. He took the witness stand in the case against his former canvasser Silvio Zammit, who i
Times of Malta (mt)
added Mar 20, 2014 08:25
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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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