France’s highest administrative court overturned a ban on breeding killer whales and dolphins in captivity after ruling there had been irregularities in the decree putting the legislation into place.
The Irish cabinet gave the go-ahead for a referendum to relax the country's strict abortion laws, 35 years after the Catholic-majority country enshrined abortion as a crime in its constitution.
The bill, passed by Poland's lower house of parliament on Friday (26 January), threatens prison terms and fines against Polish or foreign nationals who blame Poles for atrocities against Jews committed by Nazi Germany in World War II.
In a joined statement President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans warn against backtracking and promise to look thoroughly at the final amendments to the justice law, the criminal codes and laws on conflict of interest and corruption.
The court ruled that an Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems could not bring a class-action lawsuit involving more than 25,000 Facebook users worldwide against the social networking giant.