Albanian gang that burgled footballers' homes dismantled in Spain
The Spanish Civil Guard announced on Monday that it has broken up an Albanian gang that specialised in burgling the homes of high-profile professional footballers while they were playing matches.
The group, which consisted of four Albanian nationals and one Spaniard, were detained as a result of a series of coordinated raids in Madrid and...
October 22, 2019
Four charged in connection with murder of Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak
Slovak authorities have charged four people in connection with the 2018 murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kusnirova, according to statement by the Special Prosecutors’ office on Monday.
The suspects were named as Marian Kocner, Alena Zsuzsova, Tomas Szabo and Miroslav Marcek. A state prosecutors spokeswoman said in a statement that...
October 21, 2019
Exiled Catalan leader issued with arrest warrant as Barcelona experiences week of severe rioting
The former Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont has voluntarily appeared before Belgian authorities after the Spanish courts issued a third extradition order for the politician over his role in organising an unauthorised Catalan independence referendum in October 2017.
Mr Puigdemont said that he would comply with the warrant but he opposed extradition, invoking his immunity...
The Council of Ministers of the European Union have agreed on new measures to protect whistleblowers throughout the EU. The new directive, which was approved by the European Parliament last... read more →
The President of Iustitia, the Association of Polish Judges, is suing the country’s justice minister over a smear campaign aimed at magistrates that was allegedly orchestrated from within the justice... read more →
Former Romanian anti-corruption prosecutor Laura Kövesi has obtained the support of a “sufficient majority” of Member States to take charge of the future European Public Prosecutor's Office, according to media... read more →
Hungarian Justice Minister Judit Varga denounced the EU’s disciplinary procedures against Hungary as a ‘witch hunt’ after a hearing on Monday in Brussels where she had been invited to face... read more →
The Spanish National Police, in collaboration with Europol, has dismantled the largest drug trafficking network on the Spanish Mediterranean, arresting 81 people and seizing more than two million euros in... read more →
German police have raided a data centre located in a former NATO bunker, which contained servers used for the illicit trafficking of child porn, drugs and stolen information. Seven suspects... read more →
Bulgarian and French law enforcement authorities, supported by Europol and Eurojust, dismantled an organised crime group involved in trafficking human beings for labour exploitation and money laundering. According Eurojust, which... read more →
Investigators in several European countries have taken action against the illegal streaming of pay-TV broadcasts, taking down more than 200 servers and making one arrest, according to the European judicial... read more →
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