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EU Commission launches probe into new Polish laws

“Recent events in Poland have given rise to concerns regarding the respect of the rule of law,” the Commission said

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Orban says Hungary would veto any EU sanctions against Poland

Hungary will never support any sort of sanctions against Poland, Hungarian Prime Minister says in radio interview

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Juncker sees little prospect of invoking article 7 regarding Poland

cep legal expert Urs Pötzsch tells Spiegel Online he expects that the EU will grant Poland a generous time frame to get its laws in line with EU principles

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Cameron to allow ministers to campaign for and against EU membership

Ministers will be given this freedom after Prime Minister has completed his renegotiation of Britain’s EU membership terms with other EU leaders, Channel 4 News reported

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"Taxpayers to be protected from having to bail out banks if they go bust"

The Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) has become fully operational on 1 January 2016

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Frontex head: "Border management will not make much of a difference"

Fabrice Leggeri tells German daily Die Welt that it is more important to address the root causes of the refugee crisis

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EU border agency Frontex sends 293 officers and 15 boats to Greece

Greek government sources indicated however that the size of the Frontex force is still insufficient to deal with the refugees crisis, Kathimerini reported

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We want a better Europe, not a British Europe, says EPP parliamentary leader

Manfred Weber makes remarks in interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

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Support in Finland for membership in the eurozone weakens further

Only 54 percent want to keep the euro, poll shows

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EU Court of Justice stops minimum alcohol pricing legislation in Scotland

ECJ reasons that "a tax measure might provide additional benefits and a broader response to the objective of combating alcohol misuse"

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