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Court blocks release of Greek accounts

Court blocks release of Greek accounts

The EU’s general court has blocked an attempt to force the European Central Bank to release files showing how Greece used derivatives to hide its debt in the run-up to the financial crisis. …

Government ‘hands were tied’ on Ash dieback import ban

Ash dieback: government claimed its ‘hands were tied’ on import ban

The government claimed it was powerless to ban imports of infected trees because its “hands were tied” by EU and world trade rules when it was warned in September …

Details of innocent people are still being held on DNA database

Details of innocent people are still being held on DNA database

The Government is failing to delete innocent people from Britain’s vast DNA database, according to figures released today which shows that nearly 70,000 under-16s have now had their genetic …

Human Rights law forces disclosure of absolutely exempt information

The Information Tribunal ruled last month that freedom of information laws were applied in contravention of the European Convention on Human Rights. It is a decision that could have wide consequences for information rights in the UK.

In June the …