Portugal, which usually attracts huge mounds of rubbish from other European states because of its low waste management fees, has suspended imports of trash until the end of 2020 to protect domestic landfill capacity, the government.
Federal lawmakers in Russia’s State Duma have submitted draft legislation that would allow people to vote in elections and referenda by mail and through the Internet, United Russia deputy Dmitry Vyatkin confirmed.
The European Commission said Vienna has violated equal treatment statutes by reducing benefits for some foreign workers. An Austrian law ties some benefits for foreign workers to the cost of living in home countries.
Social networks and other online content providers will have to remove paedophile and terrorism-related content from their platforms within the hour or face a fine under a new French law.
The European Commission outlined a series of proposals to bolster Europe’s flawed anti-money laundering system, including a new pan-European authority, following a series of major scandals.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the Russian authorities to provide six-month-old an infant diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) with access to the life-saving medication nusinersen.
Bulgarian Supreme Administrative Court has halted construction work and logging in the Pirin National Park — a victory for environmentalists over the authorities after a three-year legal battle.