As Panama Papers break, Europe plans to water down company ownership transparency

Just as the Panama papers reveal the mayhem that can...

11th April 2016 / EU

New EU ‘Trade Secrets Protection’ vote is direct threat to public interest and democracy

Panama Papers show need to safeguard press freedoms from proposed...

7th April 2016 / Editors Picks, EU

Origins of the EU – USA Covert Operations to Assimilate Europe Into A Federal State

For anyone who still has doubts, the European Union was not...

4th April 2016 / EU

A New Right To Secrecy For Companies, And A Dangerous EU Legislative Proposal

“Trade Secrets Protection” The proposed EU legislation on “Trade Secrets...

4th April 2016 / EU

Spain – police issue 40,000 fines in just seven months with new gag laws

In 2012, there were nearly 15,000 demonstrations throughout Spain, amounting...

30th March 2016 / EU

British government refuses to answer information requests on secret EU meetings with lobbyists

The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) has...

28th March 2016 / EU

The revolving doors of EU Commissioners

One in three (9 out of 26) outgoing EU commissioners...

25th March 2016 / EU

EU backs off from clamping down on corporate profit shifting to non EU tax havens

The inexorable approach of country by country reporting The full...

23rd March 2016 / EU

EU Food Standards Authority appoints food industry lobbyist as director

EU Food Safety Authority (EFSA) appoints a food industry lobbyist...

23rd March 2016 / EU

Food speculation – The return of the global hunger games

The leading expert on food at the United Nations says...

22nd March 2016 / EU