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Just the Facts: Abolition of Roaming Charges in the EU, Thursday 15 June 2017

On Thursday 15 June, a new EU Regulation relating to roaming charges for mobile phone users within the European Union (EU) and the wider European Economic Area (EEA) came into effect which largely abolishes roaming charges.  This follows a number of previous EU Regulations aimed at reducing roaming charges.  The […]

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Just the Facts: Maltese General Election 2017

A general election took place in Malta on Saturday, 3 June 2017.  The centre-left Labour Party had held a majority in Parliament since the previous general election in March 2013, with Labour Party leader, Joseph Muscat, serving as Prime Minister.  Malta currently holds the rotating Presidency of the Council of […]

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Just the Facts: Bulgarian Parliamentary Elections

On Sunday 26 March 2017, Bulgaria held Parliamentary elections to elect 240 Members to its National Assembly. The third general election in four years, a snap election was called following the Presidential election and the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in November 2016. These 2017 elections saw Mr Borisov’s […]

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Just the Facts: Dutch Parliamentary Elections, 15 March 2017

Parliamentary elections took place in the Netherlands on Wednesday, 15 March 2017.  The centre-right People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) and the centre-left Labour Party had been in coalition since October 2012, with VVD party leader, Mark Rutte, serving as Prime Minister.  On Thursday, 16 March, with 96 per […]

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