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[Europe, Spain] Gibraltar Government hits out at ‘sensationalist’ reporting of EU tobacco smuggling report

FAKE TV scenes depicting tobacco smuggling in Gibraltar have been slammed by the Gibraltar Government, following the uproar over an EU report. According to the anti-fraud office OLAF’s report, tobacco smuggling on the Rock cost the EU €700 million in tax
The Olive Press (es)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:36
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[Europe, Spain] EU demands crackdown on Gibraltar tobacco smuggling

Spain and British-run Gibraltar have been told to crack down on cross-border tobacco smuggling by the EU’s anti-fraud watchdog. The recommendation by the European Union anti-fraud office (Olaf) follows a year-long investigation conducted after a request
EUobserver.com
added Aug 12, 2014 15:52
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[Europe, Spain] EU urges Gibraltar to tighten controls against tobacco smuggling

anti-fraud office on Monday published a report which concludes tobacco smuggling from Gibraltar it believes could be worth over 1 billion euros (around 1.34 billion U.S. dollars) a year and has asked British and Spanish authorities to take action over the
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 12, 2014 15:51
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[Europe, UK] EU calls for crackdown on tobacco smuggling between Spain and Gibraltar

The EU is calling on Spain and Gibraltar to crack down on tobacco smuggling across the border between the two countries, citing concerns about the involvement of organised crime. Wrapping up a one-year investigation, the European Anti-Fraud Office (Olaf)
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:26
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[Europe, Spain, UK] Gibraltar accused of being tobacco smuggling haven as Spanish government says if its imports were legal every citizen would be on 180 a day

EU inspectors find indication of tobacco smuggling from Gibraltar into Spain EU Fraud Office has written to Spain and Britain urging judicial investigation Gibraltar imported 117m packets of cigarettes in 2013, according to reports
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:10
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[Europe] Gangs may be smuggling cigarettes from Gibraltar to Spain -EU

Organised crime gangs may be smuggling cigarettes from Gibraltar to Spain, EU investigators have concluded following a dispute last year over tougher controls that Madrid imposed on its border with the British overseas territory. A year-long investigatio
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2014 15:09
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[UK] Spain to probe Gibraltar cigarette smuggling

Spain will look into alleged tobacco smuggling and money laundering in Gibraltar after the EU urged both Spain and the UK to take action against the tiny territory. Prosecutors with Spain's High Court will investigate illegal activity including money lau
The Local Spain (es)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:10
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[Spain] Exploding e-cigarette injures Spanish smoker

A man in Catalonia has been hospitalized after his electronic cigarette exploded, setting fire to his bed and causing serious burns to his arms. The man was loading his e-cigarette in his bedroom on Saturday in Vilafranca del Penedes, near Barcelona, wh
The Local (ch)
added Aug 11, 2014 11:30
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[Spain] Analysis of House Dust to Determine Risk of Third-Hand Smoke Exposure

The authors state that exposure to THS occurs mainly through ingestion of settled house dust, and through contact with contaminated surfaces and fabrics. Co-author of the study Jacqui Hamilton told The Column: “There is a lot of skepticism about third-han
Chromatographyonline.com
added Aug 13, 2014 11:15
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[Spain] Justin Bieber Seems Deep In Thought While Lighting This Cigar! Fill In The Blank!

shared many of the experiences he had at Riccardo Tisci's birthday party in Ibiza, Spain on his Instagram. But there was one particular photo where Justin was spotted puffing on a cigar that did NOT sit right with us! Especially considering how many of hi
PerezHilton.com
added Aug 4, 2014 04:37
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