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[Europe, Malta] Part VI: A circumstantial EU hanging

At first glance, Olaf’s leaked report on the five-month investigation appears convincing. It contains a heap of “circumstantial evidence”: witness statements; records of phone calls; the verbatim transcript of one wire-tapped conversation; corresponding
added Nov 10, 2014 11:01

[Europe, Malta] Part V: Dalli’s big tobacco theory

John Dalli claims that his tough stand against tobacco as EU health commissioner led the industry to pull levers inside the European Commission to get him ousted from office.
added Nov 7, 2014 08:14

[Europe, Malta] Part IV: EU judges, Maltese mysteries, and Christians in the Caribbean

It is an opinion which squares with Dalli’s own sensational theory - that the EU and big tobacco concocted his downfall to suit their own nefarious ends. Part V - Dalli’s big tobacco theory - will be published on Friday 7 November
added Nov 6, 2014 10:39

[Europe, Malta] INVESTIGATION - Part III: Actors assemble for EU melodrama

The new EU health commissioner’s first known contact with a tobacco lobbyist was on 20 August 2010 at the five-star Kempinski Hotel on the Maltese island of Gozo. John Dalli was still in his swimming trunks, he later recalled. Silvio Zammit had brought
added Nov 5, 2014 15:15
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[Europe] Investigative report: John Dalli dubbed Malta’s ‘Mr Teflon’ by EUObserver

A Brussels-based online newspaper has dubbed former EU Commissioner John Dalli as "Malta's Mr Teflon," citing the controversies that have surrounded him throughout his political career. Teflon is a compound often used in non-stick cookware, and conseque
Malta Independent (mt)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:09

[Europe, Malta] From Peppi’s to Barroso’s

SLIEMA, MALTA - Out on €100,000 bail and risking a 10-year prison sentence, 50-year old Silvio Zammit pulls on his cigarette and looks out onto St Julian’s Bay from the terrace of his small restaurant, Peppi’s, on the northern coast of Malta.
added Nov 3, 2014 17:09

[Malta] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg rules out Parliament, but not politics

But Dr Borg continues to steer clear from commenting on the circumstances which brought him to the European Commission in the first place: Mr Dalli's resignation after a manufacturer of snus - a form of smokeless oral tobacco native to Sweden and illegal
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 27, 2014 22:00

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate, two years later…

Former European Commissioner John Dalli is still determined to piece together the circumstances which – he claims – brought Big Tobacco together with Maltese collaborators to remove him and spike strict anti-smoking laws.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:54

[Europe] John Dalli wants apology from Simon Busuttil, PN leader says Dalli should 'apologise to Malta' - The Malta Independent

Intent to give it the slant dictated to them, the media controlled and coordinated by the GonziPN cabal missed the crux of the evidence given yesterday by Michael Cassar, previous assistant police commissioner, former European Commissioner John Dalli sai
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:48

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Kessler does not testify in Zammit bribery case

'We are in the dark as to what is going on', said defence lawyer Edward Gatt over Giovanni Kessler's refusal to testify in a Maltese court of law.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:46
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