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Cybersecurity 07-03-2019

Up to 400 online platforms hosting terrorist content, Commission says

Between 200 and 400 online platforms are currently hosting content that could lead to terrorist radicalisation, the European Commission has said.
Cybersecurity 12-07-2017

MEPs push cyber security rules as ‘political message’ before EU overhaul

MEPs are pressuring the European Commission to propose new cyber crime rules on hacking vulnerabilities, encryption and information sharing between EU countries, ahead of a legal overhaul planned for September.

Europol and the 24 Christmas criminals

The EU’s law enforcement agency, Europol, has started getting into the festive spirit by launching an advent calendar that will reveal one of Europe’s most wanted criminals every day in the lead-up to Christmas.
Enlargement 22-07-2016

Albanian parliament passes judiciary reform key to EU accession

Albania's governing and opposition parties passed a judicial reform package on Thursday (21 July), meeting a condition of the European Union for accession talks with the ex-Communist Balkan state.
Euro & Finance 15-11-2013

Europe’s ‘phantom’ companies are helping criminals

European finance ministers meeting in Brussels today should take clear action to clamp down Europe’s anonymous shelf companies, which are used for money laundering and other criminal purposes, writes Eloise Todd.
Transport 29-10-2012

Cable theft surge prompts railways to seek EU action

European railway operators are pressing for an EU-wide response to the rising number of cable thefts, with desperate rail companies deploying helicopter patrols and sprinkling infrastructure with artificial DNA to deter crime.
Climate change 03-05-2011

Climate crime threatens billions in aid

Billions of euros could be plundered unless climate change mechanisms are strengthened and made more transparent, according to Transparency International (TI). 

Brussels gets tough with carbon crime

The European Commission is preparing tighter regulation for the European carbon market in a bid to clamp down on insider dealing, fraud and manipulation within the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

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