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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# European law

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# water mess
Water charges are going nowhere, says European Commission
It has said that Ireland changed its ‘established practice’ under a Fianna Fáil-led government in 2010.
# Working Hours
Talks between the IMO and HSE resume today
Last week, the IMO said progress had been made in the talks.
Column: Seanad abolition would widen the democratic deficit in Ireland and Europe
The Seanad shouldn’t be abolished but reformed; without it, we will have no institution capable of protecting us from the mistakes of unelected technocrats, writes Fiachra Ó Raghallaigh.
Ireland wins at EU's top court over legality of its VAT laws
The European Court of Justice rejects a challenge from the European Commission over the structure of Irish VAT laws.
# Dentistry
Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening
The Irish Dental Association says several businesses could be operating outside of European rules on peroxide content.
European Court of Justice to discuss legality of new permanent bailout fund
The ECJ will today discuss whether the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is legal under existing EU law.
# like
Facebook's 'Like' button could be in breach of EU law - German official
Data protection officials in one German state have ordered the Like button to be removed from websites, claiming a legal breach.