EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager has had mixed fortunes getting European courts on side in her eight-year crusade against allegedly unfair tax deals

European Union competition chief Margrethe Vestager has had mixed fortunes getting European courts on side in her eight-year crusade against allegedly(...)

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith is due to stand trial in the Special Criminal Court in January next on charges of membership of the Islamic State group and with financing terrorism. Photograph: Collins Courts

The fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit, large-scale housing plans, and the final mother and baby homes investigation report all feature in (...)

Graham Dwyer: jailed for life in 2015 for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Court of Justice of the EU will hear arguments next month on key legal issues concerning the retention of mobile phone data which could impact on (...)

Facebook needs to offer adequate data protection for European users, as required by GDPR. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP

Facebook’s official response to the Irish Data Protection Commission’s preliminary decision on the company’s data transfers to the United States may w(...)

‘Our data, which is grabbed in these obscured ways, traded for “free” services we get as hooked on as nicotine, has given companies such as Facebook and Google their vast valuations and extraordinary power.’

In the week since the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) handed down its far-reaching decision in the Schrems 2 case, many – especially in t(...)

For the second time, a Facebook-related complaint that privacy campaigner Max Schrems initially took to the Irish Data Protection Commissioner has been adjudicated with sweeping effect in Europe’s highest court. Photograph: Christian Bruna/AFP via Getty Images

Once again, Austrian data protection and privacy campaigner Max Schrems has shaken the international business and political worlds. For the second tim(...)

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An airline is liable for harm caused by a spilled cup of hot coffee, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) said on Thursday. In its judgment, the Lux(...)

The court ruled that EU law did not automatically apply outside the bloc. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty

Google will not have to impose a global block on searches for information about EU citizens who invoke the “right to be forgotten”, after a court ruli(...)

Max Schrems, Austrian  privacy activist. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Six years after Max Schrems launched his privacy battle against Facebook, the Austrian campaigner returns this morning to Europe’s highest court for a(...)

Facebook argued before the Supreme Court last January that it is entitled to appeal the referral and also disputed several of the High Court’s findings. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

The Supreme Court will rule by June 6th on Facebook’s appeal over a High Court decision to refer key issues concerning the validity of European Commis(...)

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