Friday, January 08, 2010 News


1. EU asks Slovakia to explain explosives botch-up - 08.01.2010 - 16:23

The European Commission has confirmed it will be sending a letter to the government of Slovakia, seeking clarifications on a recent airport security botch-up that resulted in a man unwittingly carrying explosives from
Slovakia into the Republic of Ireland.

2. EU commissioner hearings to go ahead without staff protests -
08.01.2010 - 12:49

The hearings of the nominee EU commissioners by MEPs next week will go ahead without disruption after European Parliament chief Jerzy Buzek indicated to staff unions that the assembly would sign up to a court
case over pay.

3. This WEEK in the European Union - 08.01.2010 - 16:02

A week of parliamentary hearings of commissioner designates kicks off in Brussels, with foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton among the first to face the three-hour long grilling awaiting each of the 26 candidates.


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