A customer pays for a hot dog in Frankfurt at the start of  2002. The euro’s introduction is remembered as an unsentimental quid pro quo. Photograph: AP/Wolfram Steinberg

Germans are not known for public outbursts of emotion yet many get misty-eyed at the memory of the Deutschmark, which began its long goodbye 20 years (...)

The Facebook appeal will address issues including whether there is any entitlement in the first place to appeal a reference to the CJEU. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Facebook’s unprecedented Supreme Court appeal aimed at halting a referral to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) concerning the validity of EU-US dat(...)

The Supreme Court is fast-tracking Facebook’s appeal. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook has got a provisional date of December 19th for its unprecedented Supreme Court appeal aimed at halting a referral to the European Court of J(...)

Although the archaic, pejorative view that obesity represents a lack of discipline and self-control has largely been dismissed, discourse about obesity remains derogatory and misogynistic. Photograph: iStock

In a field rife with controversy and disagreement, there is strong consensus among obesity experts at home and abroad that bariatric surgery is life-s(...)

Ryanair will probably have to wait an additional six months for the CJEU to issue its ruling on the airline’s tax bill. Photograph: Reuters/ Rafael Marchante

Ryanair has won the legal backing of the EU’s Court of Justice (CJEU) to have the VAT it incurred for professional services related to its unsuccessfu(...)