European Court of Justice

‘Dangerous’ pollution levels land UK in court
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In Brief

‘Dangerous’ pollution levels land UK in court

Government referred to European Court of Justice for failing to tackle illegal levels of air pollution
18 May 2018
European court backs British benefit restrictions
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In Depth

European court backs British benefit restrictions

Judges uphold UK plan to deny child benefit and child tax credits to EU migrants without residency rights
15 Jun 2016
EU court bans 'gay tests' for asylum seekers
Gay Rights
In Brief

EU court bans 'gay tests' for asylum seekers

Refugees will longer be subjected to 'shockingly degrading tests' and questions in order to prove their sexuality
2 Dec 2014
EU hoover ban: Powerful vacuums outlawed
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In Depth

EU hoover ban: Powerful vacuums outlawed

EU ban on high-power vacuum cleaners comes into force, hitting five of the seven best-rated products
1 Sep 2014
Google ruling an 'attack on freedom' says rights group
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In Depth

Google ruling an 'attack on freedom' says rights group

Index on Censorship says right to be removed from Google is 'chilling' and an attack on free expression
14 May 2014
THE MOLE: UK accused of cheating 'benefit tourists'
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In Depth

THE MOLE: UK accused of cheating 'benefit tourists'

Brussels says UK is already discriminating against EU nationals – never mind Cameron's tough, new proposals
30 May 2013