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EU bulletin 11th January 2016 EU thanks whistleblowers, Poles wave EU flag in censorship protests

January 11, 2016 10:57 AM

The first legislative proposals of the Digital Single Market strategy will be brought to the European Parliament this week, and the debate must focus on the needs of European citizens, not vested interests, writes Eva Paunova MEP, Vice President of the European Movement International, in EurActiv. Read her piece here: http://www.euractiv.com/sections/digital/dsm-chance-empower-citizens-and-bring-our-economy-21st-century-320827

The EU Competition Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has thanked whistleblowers and investigative journalists who uncovered the so-called 'Luxleaks' scandal and has backed country-by-country reporting on corporate taxation. Read her exclusive interview with EurActiv here: http://www.euractiv.com/sections/euro-finance/vestager-everyone-should-thank-whistleblowers-who-uncovered-luxleaks-320829

Tens of thousands of people waving Polish and EU flags took to the streets in cities around Poland on Saturday (9 January) to protest against a new law giving the conservative government control of state media, reports EurActiv. See the report here: http://www.euractiv.com/sections/elections/poles-protest-media-law-wave-eu-flag-320840