News Digest
Round-up of news stories from across the EU
28.10.2015


Danish woman who fought Isis in Iraq has passport confiscated in Copenhagen (IBTimes, link)

Fujitsu develops tech that turns biometric data into a cryptographic key (Digital Trends, link)

FRANCE: Anti-Israel Activism Criminalized in the Land of Charlie Hebdo and "Free Speech" (The Intercept, link)

IRELAND: New tendering competition for State legal services announced (Irish Times, link)

MONTENEGRO: Police fire teargas at journalists and Protesters attack journalists in four separate incidents (Mapping Media Freedom, link)

NORTHERN IRELAND: Stakeknife: Army's most high ranking agent within the IRA to be quizzed about 24 murders (BBC News, link) and see: DPP decision on Stakeknife a profound and welcome move (Irish News, link)

POLAND: Vote count confirms outright majority for Polish Eurosceptics (EurActiv, link)

Portugal’s new cabinet likely to be short-lived (EurActiv, link)

SPAIN: Catalan 'independence declaration' to trigger showdown with Madrid (The Guardian, link)

The Okinawa missiles of October (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, link): "John Bordne, a resident of Blakeslee, Penn., had to keep a personal history to himself for more than five decades. Only recently has the US Air Force given him permission to tell the tale, which, if borne out as true, would constitute a terrifying addition to the lengthy and already frightening list of mistakes and malfunctions that have nearly plunged the world into nuclear war."

UK: Why handcuff and chain 84 year old in hospital? ‘Home Office policy,’ inquest hears (OpenDemocracy, link)

UK-EU: EU referendum: PM Cameron makes reform case in Iceland (BBC News, link)

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