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[Europe] Update 2: Dalli says he wanted to confront Kessler in Malta

Dr Kessler gave Dr Farrugia a chronological recollection of facts regarding the John Dalli investigation by Olaf. "Olaf's investigation provided evidence that Commissioner Dalli held private, irregular, meetings in Malta with representatives of the tobac
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 2, 2014 18:54
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[Europe, Malta] Updated | Police chief says Kessler’s request was not legally correct

Kessler is however attributing other reasons to his decision to skip this appointment: he was told he could be arrested if he came to Malta. In a letter he sent to the Speaker of the House, in reply to an invitation to testify in the Privileges Committee
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 2, 2014 15:21
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[Europe, Malta, USA] After ‘Dalligate’, snus manufacturer sets sights on US market

The Swedish company has filed an application with the US Food and Drug Administration to approve snus – the same tobacco product at the heart of the Dalli allegations – as a “modified risk” product, with fewer health risks than cigarettes.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jun 26, 2014 21:24
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli to be present for Barroso testimony

Dalli wants the EU's Court to establish the legality of his dismissal, and to annul what he says was a demand by Barroso to vacate his office
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 25, 2014 06:23
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[Belgium, Malta] Barroso to testify at European court over Dalli resignation

European Commission president José Manuel Barroso will testify before the European Court of Justice in July, in a case filed by former Maltese commissioner John Dalli over a claim of unfair dismissal. Dalli says he was forced to resign in October 2012, w
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 21, 2014 03:19
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[Malta] Tobacco firm employees face uncertain future

A number of employees at British American Tobacco face an uncertain future as talks continue over a merger with another local firm, Times of Malta has learnt. Sources said the company was considering shedding about 15 of its employees: half the workforce
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 23, 2014 11:31
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[Europe, Malta] Brussels refuses to disclose Swedish Match complaint on Dalli

European Commission is refusing to disclose the letter from Swedish Match sent to the European Commission on 14 May 2012, in which it reported allegations of bribery against former commissioner John Dalli to the EU’s secretary-general.
Malta Today (mt)
added May 15, 2014 07:56
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[Malta] Minister announces tax rise on cigarettes, then takes it back

Scicuna this evening announced a 5 cent increase in excise tax on cigarettes but later on denied that there would be an increase and insisted that the government only wanted to address a loophole in the taxation system. A few minutes later, Prof Scicluna
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 11, 2014 15:14
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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] Barroso denies Dalli claims

European Commission President Manuel Barroso has denied claims made by former EU commissioner John Dalli that he had suggested dropping the Tobacco Products Directive.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Mar 17, 2014 00:52
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