I was framed, jailed and betrayed: British tourist tells how he was arrested for murder in Greece and held in a squalid prison because of the controversial European Arrest Warrant
Andrew Symeou was arrested for murder of Jonathan Hiles in 2008
Aged just 20, he was wrongly identified as the killer and extradited
The Cardiff teenager died after being attacked in a nightclub in Zante
European Arrest Warrant meant British authorities had no power even to examine the evidence against Andrew
Last Updated (Sunday, 03 May 2015 09:35)
General Election 2015 poll tracker: Who will win on 7 May?
Saturday, 02 May 2015 10:31
It's one of the most nail-biting elections in history. City A.M.'s poll tracker measures the latest support for each of the six main parties - the Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats, Ukip and the Green Party.
Last Updated (Saturday, 02 May 2015 16:08)
Turkey's EU ambitions complicated by row over Armenia genocide - Hahn
Thursday, 30 April 2015 21:06
Turkey's backlash against European countries that call Ottoman Turks' 1915 massacre of Armenians genocide will complicate Ankara's ambitions to join the European Union, the commissioner in charge of EU enlargement told a newspaper on Thursday.
Business leaders clash over Britain's future role in the European Union
Thursday, 30 April 2015 20:18
Entrepreneur and private equity tycoon Luke Johnson clashed in bad tempered exchanges with the former head of media for the Conservative party Peter Wilding over the impact on the City of British exit from the EU.
At an Evening Standard and Pagefield-sponsored debate last night on what role business should play in the EU referendum debate, pro-referendum Johnson declared: “If we leave the EU, Europe’s banks may move out of London but we would be able to make our own regulations.
EU Commission's Juncker seeks 'fair deal' for UK
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 18:05
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he wants a "fair deal" for the UK in Europe and does not rule out making minor changes to EU treaties.
He said it was too early to decide what treaty changes might be necessary.
Development aid failures exacerbate migrant crisis
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:09
Chronic underdevelopment in many African countries is intensifying the crisis unfurling on Europe's doorstep. But EU development aid continues to decline. EurActiv France reports.
EU chief warns Hungary over return of death penalty comments
Friday, 01 May 2015 20:10
Brussels has warned Hungary that a fight is looming unless Budapest distances itself from statements about reintroducing the death penalty, which is outlawed in the EU.
Germany presses for quota system for EU migrant distribution
Thursday, 30 April 2015 20:48
Germany fielded about a third of the EU’s 626,000 asylum claims last year – far more than any other European country by some distance
Why, and how, Britain might leave the European Union
Thursday, 30 April 2015 20:11
GREECE has long seemed a decent bet to crash out of the euro zone, and perhaps also the European Union. But during the current election campaign in Britain, Britain's exit (or a "Brexit") from the EU has also started to seem a real possibility. David Cameron, the prime minister, has promised an in/out referendum vote on Britain’s EU membership by the end of 2017 if the Conservatives remain in power on May 7th. Several
Commission shies away from warning Orbán over death penalty
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:59
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán raised the possibility that death penalty be reintroduced in his country. Commission spokespersons made their best to avoid answering questions what would be the consequences for the country’s EU membership status if such a measure is adopted.
US to open TTIP reading rooms across EU
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 11:15
The US government will open “reading rooms” in its embassies across the European Union, so that national politicians can read secret documents related to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
UK Budget busted by EU Cranks
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Crumbling EU recovery threatens UK growth: Figures show that Britain's economy grew at its slowest pace in a year
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European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Romania on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020
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UK should consider leaving the EU warns Legal & General boss
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EU Supports Moldova To Secure FTA Benefits
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