New legislation to allow EU member states to restrict or ban the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory, even if this is allowed at EU level, was passed by MEPs today.
Former Canadian deputy finance minister Rob Wright has told the Banking Inquiry it was startling that there was very little consistent written advice in the Department Of Finance other than annual memoranda to Cabinet.
Tá fáilte curtha ag comhlacht bus príobháideach i nDún na nGall roimh rialú an Choimisiúin Eorpaigh maidir leis an scéim saorthaistil. Rialaigh an Coimisiún nach bhfuil cinneadh Rialtas na hÉireann an scéim a dhiúltú do chomhlacht sa Chabhán inghlactha.
Ukraine's parliament has ratified a landmark agreement on political association and trade with the European Union, the rejection of which last November by then President Viktor Yanukovych led to his downfall.