Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona: the means and methods of combating terrorism must be compatible with the requirements of the rule of law

The Directive on privacy and electronic communications is applicable, in principle, when the providers of electronic communication services are obliged by law to retain the data of their subscribers and to allow the public authorities access to that data, irrespective of whether those obligations are imposed on national security grounds.

Ten recommendations to unlock the potential of big data for public health in the EU

The joint Big Data Task Force of EMA and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) proposes ten priority actions for the European medicines regulatory network to evolve its approach to data use and evidence generation, in order to make best use of big data to support innovation and public health, in a report published today.

Households and non-financial corporations in the euro area: third quarter of 2019

The annual growth rate of loans to households stood at 3.5% in the third quarter of 2019, after 3.4% in the previous quarter. The financial investment of households increased at a broadly unchanged rate of 2.4% and their gross non-financial investment increased at a higher rate of 4.9% (after 4.4%), while their net worth increased at a higher rate of 5.3% (after 4.3%).

Advocate General Szpunar proposes that the Court should rule that the victims of the sinking of a ship flying the Panamanian flag can bring an action for damages before the Italian courts against the Italian bodies which classified and certified that ship

On 3 February 2006, in the international waters of the Red Sea, more than a thousand people were victims of the sinking of the Panamanian-flagged ship Al Salam Boccaccio 98.