Round-up of news stories from across the EU
Europe is becoming an undemocratic continent where force matters more than law by Paul Mason (Guardian, link): "Only banks, global corporations and the superrich have any power against this faceless semi-superstate"
Belarus bookshop braves the state to publish Nobel winner's work (The Guardian, link)
EU: European institutions split over lobbying black list (EurActiv, link)
EU-USA: EDPS [European Data Protection Supervisor] reacts to landmark Safe Harbor ruling (vieuws, link)
EU-USA: TTIP negotiators meet for 11th round of talks (EurActiv, link)
Facebook appoints self world police, promises state attack warnings (The Register, link)
INTERPOL-Europol forum outlines steps against people smuggling (press release, pdf)
SPAIN: Spanish Civil War: Move to exhume victims from mass grave in Valle de los Caídos sparks anger (The Independent, link)
UK: David Cameron urged to reveal when MPs have been spied on (The Guardian, link)
UK: GMB Protest Over Police Intimidation- GMB Protest At Redcar And Cleveland Police Station On Mon 19th Oct Over Police Intimidation Of Protester At Wilton SITA Construction Site (GMB, link)
UK: Spies, Secrets and Lies: Index magazine launch at the Frontline Club (Index on Censorship, link)
UK-USA: Smoking gun emails reveal Blair's 'deal in blood' with George Bush over Iraq war was forged a YEAR before the invasion had even started (Mail on Sunday, link)
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