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Watch: Why Austria border curbs with Hungary and Slovenia break EU law
The European court says Austria's long-standing checks with Hungary and Slovenia violate Schengen Area rules.
EU threatens to take Malta to court over 'golden passport' scheme
Malta has rebuffed Brussels warnings and has argued that the issuing of citizenship should remain a "national competence".
Denmark misusing 'feta' name on cheese exports, says EU court adviser
‘Feta’ can only be used only for cheese originating in the specified geographical area in Greece and complying with the relevant product specification."
ECJ rules in favour of making EU cash handouts conditional
The high court rejected a bid by Poland and Hungary, which argued the budgetary instrument exceeded EU competences.
Brussels to withhold EU funds from Poland to cover unpaid fines
Warsaw was slapped with a €500,000-a-day fine last year for failing to close a controversial lignite mine near the Czech Republic.
EU sends formal request to Poland for payment of daily €1 million fine
The European Commission has sent a formal request to Poland for payment of a daily €1 million fine.
Berlin wants EU to be 'Fourth German Reich', says Poland's Kaczynski
The term "Fourth German Reich", added Kaczynski, "has nothing negative about it, as it is not the Third Reich but the First", i.e. the Holy Roman Empire.
Orban says Hungary will defy EU court ruling on asylum policy
Hungary will not change its immigration policies despite a recent ruling from the EU's top court that found them in contradiction with the bloc's laws, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.
Don't be fooled: Hungarian court ruling didn't allow pushbacks | View
The Hungarian government claims last week's Constitutional Court ruling on EU migration rules as a victory for self-determination. The reality is more complex, writes lawyer Zsolt Szekeres.
Same-sex parents and their children 'must be recognised as a family'
The case came before the court after Bulgarian authorities refused to give a birth certificate to the baby daughter of a same-sex couple.
Hungarian court avoids ruling on EU law primacy in migration case
The Hungarian Constitutional Court said it could not rule on whether EU law took precedence over Hungary's constitution.
European Court of Justice: EU law precludes Hungary's supreme court
National judges in EU member states cannot be banned from seeking guidance from the European Court of Justice, the ruling stated.
EU top court adviser issues opinion on police use of phone data
If the opinion is upheld it has the potential to shape how European authorities gather evidence, potentially limiting their ability utilise mobile phone traffic and location data in criminal investigations.
Poland's judicial appointments process against EU law, rules ECJ
The EU's top court has ruled that the Polish government's ability to send judges to higher courts and remove them casts doubts over judicial independence.
Poland must pay €1 million daily over judiciary reforms, ECJ rules
The court has ordered Warsaw to comply with a previous ruling that said the country's disciplinary chamber of judges must be dismantled.
Polish miners protest EU court order to close Turow coal mine
The Turow coal mine near the Czech border generates around 7% of Poland’s energy.
Legal row could see Poland become a second-class member of EU | View
"The consequences of Warsaw assaulting the EU legal order could be far-reaching, potentially turning Poland into a second-class member of the bloc."
Will Poland's 'nuclear strike' on EU's legal order lead to 'Polexit'?
The ruling that Polish law has supremacy over the EU's sent shockwaves across Europe. But what will it mean for EU-Poland relations?
EU court scraps farming, fishing ties with Morocco over Western Sahara
The rebel Polisario Front said that the decision was a victory.
Poland 'must pay €500,000-a-day fine' over controversial coal mine
Poland must pay €500,000-a-day to Brussels over controversial coal mine, says ECJ
Landmark legal case launched over toxic 'forever chemicals' in the US
Chemours, a spin-off from DuPont - which was featured in the Hollywood film Dark Waters - is being sued in the EU Court of Justice.
EU court backs Champagne makers in 'champanillo' name protection case
The Luxembourg-based Court of Justice said it is up to the Barcelona Provincial Court, which had requested the ECJ to interpret EU law, to decide on the matter. But it made clear that protective designations of origins cover “both products and services.”
EU wants daily fines for Poland over its contentious judiciary reforms
The European Commission has asked for daily penalties to be imposed on Poland until the country agrees to change its controversial disciplinary chamber of judges.
Poland's top court delays case on whether EU or Polish law is superior
The ruling on whether EU or Polish law reigns supreme will be critical to Poland's future relationship with the rest of the bloc.
Poland's president changes tune on judicial reform amid row with EU
“Everything indicates that legislative changes will be needed,” President Duda said after a top Polish judge urged him to bring the country's controversial judicial reform into line with EU law.
Carles Puigdemont loses appeal against loss of MEP immunity
The European Court of Justice said there was no reason why Puigdemont could not face extradition and trial in Spain.